According to Researchers and the American Headache society, regular moderate exercise is beneficial in preventing Headache and Migraine frequency in most sufferers. This is thought to be due to the effects of exercise in releasing endorphins (the body’s natural painkillers), reducing blood pressure and improving the body’s resilience and physiologic control. It is essential howvever… Read More
Latest Migraine Treatments. A number of new treatments have become available in recent years, including painkilling drugs and botox, which the Food and Drug Administration has approved for treating people who have migraines at least 15 days a month. In March 2014, the FDA also approved a nerve-stimulating headband, the so-called Cephaly device to treat… Read More
Muscular Trigger points are a common source of pain around the head, neck and shoulders and can often be found in association with headaches and migraines. These tender points can refer and radiate pain, and usually arise as a consequence of poor muscular function due to bad postures or repetitive strain. A diagnosis from a… Read More
A recent outbreak of meningococci in Australia highlighted the need for accurate diagnosis in such life threatening cases. One of the first presenting symptoms is often sudden or recent onset of headpain, usually in conjunction with neck stiffness, intolerance to light, feeling tired or unwell. Other symptoms can include a sudden appearance of a skin… Read More
Accidents involving injuries to the neck, jaw, and head regions can precipitate headaches and migraines due to irritation to pain sensitive nerves in the region. Sometimes months or even years after the event.
Headaches are often the result of poor dietary habits, neck strain, eyestrain, dental problems, colds and flu, sinus congestion and many other common problems. Because many of these problems are readily treatable, it is a good idea to have a professional assessment of your headaches to see if the causes can be easily treated.