Solving Migraine headaches in The Hague?
Chronic migraines and headaches are quite common. Migraine is one of the world's most common health problems and the most common neurological disorder. It is estimated that 1 billion people worldwide have migraines; makes migraines the third most common condition in the world.
Some doctors think these numbers are low because many people with migraines go undiagnosed. This type of headache has a huge impact on the quality of life and can therefore be considered a huge obstacle. Usually, the patient has tried many different treatment options to combat headaches. Medication, rest, and therapy are common treatment protocols to relieve headaches. So it's likely that you (or someone you know) will experience migraines at some point in your life. Gewoon Chiropractie's chiropractor offers patients suffering from migraines and tension headaches a safe, non-invasive, non-addictive alternative to prescription medications or over-the-counter pain relievers (OTCs), often prescribed to patients, to help them manage their pain.
Resolving Tension Headaches with a Chiropractor
Most people characterize a tension or stress headache as a dull ache behind the eyes or a narrow band around the head. A common cause of tension headaches is subluxations in the neck and upper back, which in most cases are improved with chiropractic adjustments.
Headaches happen to most people at some point, and they can manifest themselves in many different ways. Some people experience a throbbing sensation all over their head. Some people experience pain behind their eyes or in part of their head. Some people even experience dizziness, while others don't.
Tension headaches are the most common type of headache, affecting more than 75% of all headache patients. Most people describe a tension headache as a persistent dull, painful sensation on one or both sides of the head or as a feeling of a tight band around the head.
These headaches usually start gradually and can last for days or minutes, and tend to start in the middle or towards the end of the day.
Tension headaches can result from stress or poor posture, which puts strain on the muscles and spine in the neck and upper back.