Headaches and Migraine Headache Treatment in Virginia Beach
Are you constantly getting Headaches and want some treatment other than Pain Pills?
Headaches come in a variety of forms and cannot be effectively treated until you know what type of headache you have.
The Cervicogenic headache is probably the most common type that people get. The cause of this type of headache is due to tension and stress in your neck more importantly, your cervical spine.
This kind of headache responds very well to chiropractic therapy and is something Virginia Spine Care Chiropractic in Virginia beach is very effective at treating.
Headaches and head pain can be severe and occur in a variety of areas around your face and head. They range from specific locations to broad areas of pain around the head. It is not uncommon to experience nausea or difficulty seeing when headaches become very severe.
What are the Common Causes of Headaches?
Whether it’s a migraine, cluster, or tension headache it may be caused as the result of emotional or physical stress, or a chemically related disorder. However, headaches may also be a sign of a much more serious condition. If you have headaches all the time, until we find the root of the problem they will probably not go away.
How Do We Treat Your Headache at our Virginia Beach Chiropractic Office ?
Virginia Spine Care Chiropractic, conveniently located in Virginia Beach, offers you a comprehensive approach, unique in the Hampton Roads area.
Naturally, as chiropractors, we look at all the factors which may be contributing to your constant headaches. Some of those factors may include eye strain, poor posture, exposure to toxic fumes, or in some cases a spinal injury.
Regardless of the cause, we understand that headaches are real and should be taken seriously. Although there are almost 100 different types of headaches, we will discuss the 2 major headache groups, migraine and tension headaches.
Migraine and tension headaches account for about 90% of all headaches. The highly trained chiropractors at Virginia Spine Care Chiropractic work directly with you to manage your headache pain and above all, solve the underlying causes.
What is a Migraine Headache?
When there is a swelling of blood vessels involved with you headache it is called a migraine. It usually is accompanied with a one sided and throbbing pain.
Most serious migraine headaches are preceded by what is known as an aura of bright light, feelings of nausea, and can even induce vomiting. The pain from a migraine can be extremely severe.
What causes this pain is the arteries in your brain have pain nerves and when they are inflamed or irritated, they send out pain signals.
The pumping of your heart, sends blood pulsating through your arteries, which stretches your artery walls.
Every time these arteries stretch, you feel more pain!
What is a Tension Headache?
When you feel band-like pressure around your head it is called a tension headache. It is also not uncommon to feel tenderness, tightness, and even stiffness in the muscles behind your neck and head.
It is time to see a Virginia Beach Chiropractor and get off the medications!
Can You Get Headaches From Too Many Pain Pills?
Unfortunately, headache sufferers sooner or later develop a tolerance to the different headache pills and require an increase in medication to relieve their pain.
There are serious side effects from headache drugs that can do more harm than the headaches themselves.
- Taking too much aspirin can cause kidney damage and ulcers, and other stomach problems.
- On a more serious note, some of the more potent drugs constrict the arteries in your head and can even lead to a heart attack or stroke.
- Taking Pain pills can also cause drowsiness, making it dangerous for you to drive.
- With some of the more potent prescription drugs there is always the risk of prescription drug addiction.
Before you become dependent on pain pills, or if you are worried about the pills you are taking right now. You should take action immediately and get to the root of your headache problems by contacting Virginia Spine Care Chiropractic and sitting down with one of our trained Virginia Beach Chiropractors.
Let’s treat your headache problems the natural, non drug way and let you take back your life!