Wouldn’t it be nice to find a treatment for migraine headaches that would provide almost immediate relief? If you suffer from migraines, I am sure your answer is a definite yes! The key to getting this kind of relief is in looking to address the underlying cause, not just covering the symptoms.
We are not talking about the latest medicine that has been discovered to help with migraine pain. Once again, that is only covering up one symptom, pain. What we are going to talk about is a natural, alternative treatment for migraine headaches. But first, let’s talk about what causes a migraine.
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A Possible Cause for Migraines
It has been noted, that in some cases of migraine sufferers, that there has been a previous trauma to the head or neck area at some point in the person’s life. This has created a neurological disorder that results in migraine headaches. This trauma can be due to an accident, fall, or injury of some sort. In some cases, the trauma of birth can be the start of migraines. This can be due to the use of forceps in delivery, a C-section, or simply the twisting of the infant’s neck during natural birth. This may not affect the person until a little later in life.
When a trauma occurs to the upper neck area, there is a possibility of a misalignment in the top two vertebrae of the spine. This is called the upper cervical spine. When a misalignment occurs in this region, pressure can be placed on the brainstem, there can be pinched nerves, and problems can be seen in other parts of the body.
Where to Go for Help
An upper cervical chiropractor, such as Dr. Grayson Blom of Boise, Idaho, is specifically trained to detect misalignments in the upper cervical spine. This can be the underlying cause of migraines. By gently readjusting this area of the neck, the spine can once again come into proper alignment. This has proved to be effective in the treatment of migraine headaches. You can call Dr. Blom to schedule an assessment of your upper cervical spine. He will be able to tell you if you can benefit from such an adjustment and begin to reclaim your life. Set up an appointment with him as soon as possible. You will be glad you did!
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