Headache News Archive

Natural Headache Treatment with Chiropractic

Headaches are very common, there are many types and just as many causes.  Because of this, a headache can be a mild irritant to one person but debilitating to another.  In some rare cases, headache can be

Migraine not linked to cognitive decline

Migraines may be excruciating, but they won’t cause cognitive decline according to a new study from the British Medical Journal. Previous studies suggested that migraines may be associated with cognitive declines since the headache increases patients’ risk

Acupuncture cost effective for chronic pain

A recent literature review concluded that acupuncture is a cost-effective treatment for many chronic pain conditions. Researchers from the UK synthesized findings of 8 studies examining the cost-effectiveness of acupuncture for treating several chronic pain conditions. They

What causes airplane headache?

Even the shortest flight can be stressful enough to make your head throb—crying babies, noise, long security lines, baggage fees—but stress isn’t the cause of a head pain disorder called “airplane headache.” This specific type of headache was

Less headaches, more relief for chiropractic patients

According to a recent study, patients treated with chiropractic adjustments experienced a 50% reduction in the number of cervicogenic headaches they experienced. Cervicogenic headaches are non-throbbing, steady headaches felt at the back of the head, with pain extending

Exercise: A drug-free alternative for migraine relief

In 2008, more than 3 million Americans visited the emergency room because of headaches. A third of those people were found to have migraines and two thirds remained in the hospital overnight because of their head pain. If

Herbal supplement beats NSAIDs for migraine treatment

New research has revealed that butterbur, a natural herbal supplement, may be better at preventing migraines than several commonly-prescribed non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (frequently called NSAIDs). Researchers analyzed 49 studies on migraine treatments performed from 1999 to 2009. They

Chiropractic alleviates migraine

Many people with migraine headaches rely heavily on pharmaceuticals to manage the pain. But migraine medication comes with a long list of side effects, including vomiting, dizziness, nausea, and even more headaches if the medication is overused. Fortunately,