Headache & Migraine Relief FAQ

Headache & Migraine Relief: FAQ

Dealing with headache & migraine pain on a constant basis can be extremely annoying. Finding a solution so you are no longer uncomfortable is ideal. Contacting Fayetteville Accident & Injury Center to meet with our chiropractor may help. Here are some frequently questions regarding headaches and migraines and how chiropractic treatment can alleviate symptoms.

What Causes Headaches And Migraines To Occur?

There are several reasons why you may be suffering from headaches or migraines. If you were recently in an auto accident or if you sustained an injury in the neck or head region of your body, constant pain may be the result. Failing to eat on a schedule may lead to headaches as your blood sugar level changes. A lack of hydration in your system could also lead to headaches. Stress is a well-known contributor to headaches and migraines. Headaches could signify a greater medical problem is present, so it is best to see a physician if you experience them regularly. 

How Can Headaches And Migraines Be Avoided?

Make sure you eat according to a schedule and drink water throughout the day so you remain hydrated. If you feel that a headache is beginning, retreat to a quiet place so you have time to regroup without stressful situations exacerbating symptoms. Getting a physical could be helpful as a doctor may find the reasoning, such as a hormonal balance, for frequent headaches. Medication may be necessary for this type of situation. Headaches or migraines caused by injuries, however, can be treated by a chiropractor to alleviate symptoms effectively.

 What Can Our Chiropractor Do To Help Stop Headaches & Migraines?

Our chiropractor can assist in diminishing the frequency, intensity, and number of headaches & migraines you experience. First, you will have a full evaluation to determine why you are suffering from this condition. Our chiropractor will ask you questions about any injuries you had recently experienced and will conduct a few tests to pinpoint triggers that may cause headaches to occur.

Spinal adjustments are used as a method to reduce headaches. When this procedure is conducted, joints in the body are relieved of stress. This has an almost immediate result in minimizing pain not only to the head but to other parts of the body affected by pain as well. Our chiropractor may recommend light exercises to help reduce pain and will give you tips on lifestyle changes that could help keep headaches and migraines from starting altogether. Our chiropractor offers treatment without the use of medication.

Contact Fayetteville Accident & Injury Center to start a treatment plan if you are suffering from headaches & migraines. Call our practice today at (910) 484-2001 for more information.

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