Migraine Treatment in Tallahassee, Fl as Discussed by Chiropractor

posted by Dr. Eric Pragle

Do you suffer from migraines?  If so, your not the only one.  An estimated 14 percent of American people live with migraines at some point in their life.  Migraines can make it difficult to sleep at night or think clearly during the day.  Many people become hyper-sensitive to many different stimuli from lights, sounds or even motion. 

Common Causes of Migraines

Migraine Headaches can be triggered by many things, including but not limited to: car accidents/whiplash/head or neck trauma, poor sleep quality/insomnia, hormonal fluctuations, allergies, or high stress levels. An estimated 70% of headaches may originate in the neck. When left untreated, the mildest of headaches can advance into more severe migraines or headaches.

Migraine Symptoms

  • Prodrome- experience subtle changes;  neck stiffness, uncontrollable yawning, depression, irritability.
  • Aura (warning symptom)-flashes of light, vision loss, pins and needles sensation in arms or legs
  • Attack- pain on one or both sides of head, pulsating or throbbing head pain, light headedness, blurred vision, sensitivity to lights, sounds or smells, difficulty sleeping, and even nausea or vomiting.
  • Postdrome- feeling drained of energy reserves thus wiped out.
  • Headache with nausea, vomiting, or sensitivity to light
  • Throbbing pain on one side of the head

Migraine Treatments in Tallahassee, Fl

  • The AO Treatment plus medical massage therapy are natural, gentle treatments for the relief of migraines and headaches in Tallahassee, Florida.
  • Massage Therapy can relieve Migraine headaches by releasing trigger points in the shoulders and neck.  Thus, Massage Therapy can improve blood flow and range of motion in shoulders and neck.  Pressure points in the temples of the head can also help relieve headaches along with peppermint essential oil.

For more information please visit www.praglechiro.com or call 850 508 5951.