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Migraines Research, Diagnosis, and Treatments Are Sorely Lacking

Migraines affect about 38 million people in the US. That makes it astonishing that so little research is done to help the high percentage of men, women, and children suffering from this debilitating condition. For example, the Migraine Research Foundation reports that in 2013 the NIH only received funding equal to about 50 cents for [...]

2016-12-27T20:44:52+00:00 September 23rd, 2016|Uncategorized|

Understanding Migraines and Other Headache Types

Migraine, Migraines, Headache, Headaches, Head Pain, Migraine Headaches, Migraine Relief, Headache Relief, Tension Headache, Tension Headaches, Migraine Headaches, Migraine Headaches ReliefMigraines and headaches can seem similar in some ways. However, a migraine is actually a neurological disorder that has a headache as one of its most common symptoms. Headaches seem to be becoming more and [...]

2016-12-27T20:45:22+00:00 September 16th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Techniques to Aid Fibromyalgia Relief

Fibromyalgia is a chronic disease that affects individuals around the world. Many, however, do not seek treatment. Some feel that managing symptoms is simply mind over matter. This alone can cause sufferers to avoid even seeking a diagnosis. Most resign themselves to taking medications for the pain and taking each day as it comes. Managing [...]

2017-10-05T08:51:35+00:00 September 9th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Seeking Natural Relief for Meniere’s Disease

The effects of Meniere's disease can range from mild to severe. This condition of the vestibular system can be crippling to those suffering from it, even in mild cases. This delicate system controls balance and orientation to one's surroundings. This can make daily tasks difficult to manage. Often symptoms include: Tinnitus Vertigo Full feeling in [...]

2016-12-27T20:49:04+00:00 August 29th, 2016|Uncategorized|

Neck Pain from Computer Use

Computer usage, especially laptop computer usage. Laptop computers make us strain our neck and shoulders forward. Lurching the head forward puts more strain on the neck muscles. The further the head juts ahead, the more strain is placed on the muscles that run from the head to the shoulders. People that spend long hours on [...]

2016-12-27T21:04:42+00:00 December 31st, 2011|Health, Neck Pain, Pain|

Alternative Treatment for Insomnia and Sleeping Disorders

Sleep is controlled and coordinated in the brain and the brain stem. This region of the brain stem, known as the pons, is critical for initiating REM sleep (the dream cycle). The brain stem–which can be compared to a communications cable that has thousands of individual wires, or nerve fibers, that send signals between the [...]

2016-12-27T21:05:48+00:00 November 29th, 2011|Health, Pain|

Managing your Weight during the Holidays

Here are 5 healthy tips for a guilt-free holiday season. 1. Be realistic. The average American gains 6-10 pounds between Thanksgiving and New Year’s Day.  So, set your goal at “maintaining” your weight during the holidays. 2. Do not arrive at holiday parties hungry! Nine out of 10 individuals will overeat if they skip meals. [...]

2016-12-27T21:06:54+00:00 October 30th, 2011|Health, Nutrition|

5 Tips to Prevent Neck Pain

Neck pain affects adults of all ages.  Here are some ways that you can adopt to prevent such pain and maximize your ability to enjoy life. Stretch Your Neck: If stiffness and muscle tension are causing your neck pain, you can relieve it through stretching. Just starting by tilting your head from left to right, [...]

2016-12-27T21:07:19+00:00 September 30th, 2011|Health, Health Life Style, Pain|

Dealing with Headaches & Migraines

According to the National Headache Foundation, over 45 million Americans suffer from chronic, recurring headaches and of these, 28 million suffer from migraines. About 20% of children and adolescents also have significant headaches, including migraines as well. There are several types of headaches – the most common of which are: Tension headaches: Also called a [...]

2016-12-27T21:09:49+00:00 August 31st, 2011|Health|