The Journal of the American Medical Association had been quoted as stating the above fact: headaches stem, not from the head, but from pain in the neck. Few things can put such a damper on one's day as the swift approach of a migraine headache. While millions suffer from the condition, few options as far as treatments are available. Mostly, pharmaceuticals are prescribed to help relieve symptoms. Unfortunately, the side effects for many of these drugs are just as unpleasant as the condition. Take a look at some of the common negative effects:
What Research Has Found
There is good news and a way that could resolve migraine headaches long-term. Researchers have studied the effects of upper cervical chiropractic care in those with migraine headaches. What they have found is that over 90% of those seeking this specialized care saw drastic results. They reportedly had lasting relief from pain.
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What do neck pain, migraine headaches, and upper cervical chiropractors have in common? These specialists take exact measurements of the upper vertebrae located at the top of the spine. They then realign these structures very carefully. Once this happens, the nerves and vascular networks housed in this region can heal and return to normal functioning. This is what will aid in the long-term relief of migraine pain.
If you experience the debilitating pain from migraine headaches, you may want to visit us. We will do a thorough examination of your upper cervical region to determine if a misalignment is causing your headaches. A gentle coaxing of these bones back into their proper positions will go a long way in helping the body heal and bring relief. You may then experience for yourself the truthfulness of the title of this article.
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