Dentists aren’t generally the first healthcare professionals people think about when they experience facial pain or headaches, but they should be. Even if you have thought that your headaches and migraines were related to some other problem (like sinus, eye problems, hormones, or genetics), the truth is that your dentist is where you should look for results that you haven’t found anywhere else. Maybe your CT scan or your MRI were normal, maybe the Ear Nose and Throat doctor said your ears look fine, maybe you’ve seen 4, 5, or 6 doctors and the only answer so far is medication.Read More
There has been a lot of buzz lately about electrolytes and migraines. According to numerous blogs written by migraine sufferers, MDs and scientists, electrolytes can sometimes stop a migraine or prevent one from occurring. But is there any truth to this?Read More
Did you know that migraines affect 1 billion people worldwide? In fact, it’s actually the third most prevalent illness in the world. Despite the pervasiveness of the disease, many people fail to realize just how serious and debilitating migraines can be—let alone how challenging they can be to treat.Read More
Chronic migraine sufferers know the feeling all too well: Your head is pounding; you feel sick to your stomach; the light in the room feels like it’s blinding you.
Some who have continuous migraines can tell exactly when they’re coming on, but many people don’t actually know whether they’re getting a migraine or a regular tension headache. We’ll help you understand what makes headaches and migraines different.Read More
Too often, dental care is treated like it’s optional—but for many people, it’s the only real option they have to identify and resolve chronic pain. Medically necessary dental services are specifically designed to prevent disease, infection, and orofacial pain, a general term for any pain felt in the mouth, jaw, and face. A qualified dentist can provide these types of services, and they may even be covered by your medical insurance provider.Read More
While lifestyle modifications may not eliminate migraines or headaches completely, they often reduce their frequency and severity. Engaging in healthful practices and avoiding environmental causes that can trigger the pain can also cause medical treatment to be more effective. Here is a quick list of tip and habits that some doctors recommend for chronic migraine sufferers.Read More
About 14 million American adults suffer from chronic migraines, severe headaches that occur 15 or more days a month for at least three months and are not caused by any other condition. However, despite the frequency of chronic migraines, the disorder is difficult to diagnose. The National Headache Foundation estimates that fewer than half of all those who suffer from migraines, either chronic or occasional, receive this diagnosis. As a result, many do not get the care they need.Read More