Tag: migraine

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Migraine Headaches and Depression Linked

Study supports what clinicians have long believed: migraines and depression are linked. Women who suffer from migraines are 40% more likely to develop depression.  Another reason why it is so important to see your chiropractor for migraine headache treatment.   The study was presented at the American Academy of Neurology’s annual meeting in April 2012.  About 29.5 […]

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Research Proves Chiropractic Helps Migraines

Clinical Trial at Macquarie University A research project headed by Dr. Peter Tuchin at Macquarie University examined the effectiveness of chiropractic care in treating migraine headaches.  The study had fair number of participants, about 130.  They were studied over a 6 month period of time.  The participants kept a migraine diary for 6 months; two […]

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Foods and Migraines

Certain foods have been suspected of aggravating migraine headaches.  Over the years this list has been refined.  Many of the food items on the migraine trigger list are commonly consumed during the holidays.  If you suffer from migraines, you might want to reconsider some of the following items: Aged Cheeses.  Cottage and cream cheese don’t […]

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Does chiropractic treatment help your headache?

A week ago, in the medical journal Headache, a research article concerning chiropractic was published. The results that were published seems at odds with what I have seen clinically. In the research, scientists examined 9 studies wherein chiropractic manipulation was tested to reduce headache. In 6 of the 9 studies, manipulation (chiropractic treatment) was as […]

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Headache & Neck Pain After Whiplash

Researchers have shown that about 90% of whiplash victims will report headache as part of their post-injury complaint.  Sometimes the headaches wont show for a few weeks after the accident.  But when they do, there are several things that need to be considered.   Cervicogenic Headache The most common headache after a car crash is […]

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Research shows chiropractic better at treating migraines.

Migraine headaches are estimated to cost the U.S. over $17 billion each year. While it is clinically recognized that migraines can be related to cervicogenic conditions, the exact nature of this relationship is unknown. This study set out to test the effectiveness of chiropractic treatment for migraines. 123 participants diagnosed with migraines according to the […]

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