One of the primary side effects of many prevalent headache medications is, well…more headaches!
Rebound headaches are often caused by the same medications you use to find relief. Even taking medications for more than just a few days may trigger overuse, or rebound, headaches.
If you notice that your headaches are becoming more frequent and intense, it can be troubling.
Daily headaches can make it challenging to have a high quality of life and can affect your work and home life.
The good news is that many of the most common types of headaches can be reduced or even eliminated by changing just a few of your daily habits.
Your head hurts. Could it be coming from your neck?
You may be surprised to learn that neck pain and headaches are tightly linked together.
A headache that starts from an issue in the neck is called a cervicogenic headache. A cervicogenic headache is characterized by a dull pain that radiates from the neck to the back of the head. At times it may spread around the side or front of your head.
Over 90% of people will have at least one headache in their life.
For some, occasional headaches can turn into a daily occurrence that disturbs both work and hobbies. In many cases, headaches aren't associated with a disease but are, instead, a result of daily habits and actions.
The most common triggers for headaches include stress, fatigue, lack of sleep, hunger, and caffeine withdrawal.
To an athlete, there’s nothing worse than being sidelined with an injury.
Improper training, incorrect stretching routines, and a lack of a good warm-up can lead to an increased likelihood of sprains, strains, and muscle injuries.
The good news? With the proper plan of action, many sports injuries can be prevented.
You may have heard that chiropractic care can help improve your athletic performance.
Is it true?
The truth is that many athletes work with chiropractors to improve their performance.
Chiropractors have a unique outlook on health and well-being that is often the perfect match for athletes and people looking to stay active.
For over 100 years, professional athletes of all kinds have used chiropractic care to recover, reduce their likelihood of injury, and even get an edge in performance.
And what used to be a secret is now well-known.
Chiropractic care is used by sports teams from high schools right up through the pros.
Almost everyone has heard of chiropractic care, but many people have no idea if or when they should see a chiropractor.
And if your doctor hasn't yet referred you to a chiropractor, you may be in the same boat.
Chiropractic has been around for over 125 years.
However, it’s just this past decade that most healthcare professionals and leading healthcare organizations have started actively recommending chiropractic care for a wide array of reasons.
Millions of people participate in sports each weekend as a way to stay active and stay connected to their friends… but, inevitably, as we age, the likelihood of an unexpected injury creeps up.
So how can you stay healthy as a weekend warrior?
Taking proactive steps during the week to stay well can directly impact your ability to keep enjoying your weekend sports.
Although NSAID medications can be purchased over the counter, it doesn't mean they don't have risks and dangers.