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Is My Life Ruined By Headaches?

Do you ever get headaches? If yes, you probably know how headaches can cost you your livelihood. Some people are blessed with a few headaches, while others suffer from migraines and chronic neck pain all day. There are many common headaches that people experience. This article aims to educate others about the types of headaches they might be experiencing.

Tension Headaches

These are the most common type of headache Americans experience. This is due to our hectic lifestyles, our forward head posture and chronically poor posture. Add in chronic stress and dehydration, and it’s easy to see why this is the leading cause of neck pain and headaches involving the head.

Did you know that 75% of headaches are tension-type aches? Tension headaches are described by many as a dull, stabbing pain with throbbing sensations and tension behind the eyes. If the condition is not treated, it can cause a stabbing pain. Tension aches can also cause neck pain. Tension headaches can last anywhere from 30 minutes to several days. Usually, a tension headache lasts for an hour.

Triggers

Trigger points can be found around the head, neck and shoulders. Chronic pain can also be caused by atlas angle deficiencies. Migraine headaches can be described as intense, pounding pain that is often accompanied by light sensitivity. They can also be accompanied by nausea. These migraine headaches can last anywhere from a few hours up to several days.

Many sufferers of migraine headaches experience visual symptoms known as an “aura” that occur just before an attack. Migraines can be debilitating and are often linked to depression. It is important to get the right diagnosis in order to treat your headaches.

Chiropractic Care

Research has shown that chiropractic care is extremely effective in relieving headaches and neck pain. It can also reduce trigger points. Trigger point therapy is a good option. Headaches can be complex and should not to be taken lightly. A complete chiropractic exam will help you determine the type of headache you might be suffering. It is important to understand what your symptoms are. There are many treatment options and objectives for tension headaches and migraines. It doesn’t matter if you have a tension headache, migraine, or neck pain with trigger point. You are likely to be suffering and you need to make a difference and get rid of the pain.