Managing Migraines at Upper Cervical Hawaii in Honolulu

Anyone who suffers from migraines or knows someone who does can testify as to just how miserable they are to cope with. As many as 39 million American men, women, and children have migraines and as many as 1 billion globally suffer. Here are some interesting facts about migraines you may not be aware of: [...]

By |2018-07-03T09:09:53+00:00February 4th, 2018|Headaches, Migraines|

Tension Headaches? All Natural Relief Is Available!

A tension-type headache is known most generally for mild to moderate pain that is likened to a band that tightens around the head. Here is some interesting information about tension headaches: The diagnosis of tension headaches is made after a physical examination and a discussion of symptoms. In some cases, imaging may be recommended to [...]

By |2018-06-27T06:44:52+00:00November 5th, 2017|Headaches, Migraines|

Migraines Linked to Nervous System Function in Honolulu, HI

Migraines are difficult enough to deal with, but a new study suggests those who suffer from them may also be at a higher risk to have a stroke if their migraines are preceded by visual disturbances or an aura. The American Stroke Association’s annual meeting in 2016 reported on this finding. It was also found [...]

By |2018-06-27T05:57:56+00:00August 13th, 2017|Headaches, Migraines|

Children Get Migraines Too!

It may be surprising to learn that children suffer from severe migraines, as well as adults. As much as 10% of children over the age of 10 have migraines, while under age 10, about 5% suffer migraines. Neurologists in the pediatric field acknowledge that migraines in young ones happen more often than the majority of [...]

By |2018-05-30T08:45:00+00:00June 25th, 2017|Headaches, Migraines, Uncategorized|

Finding Help When Seizures Occur Alongside Migraines

When one has a seizure and a migraine in close proximity to each other they are generally categorized in one of two ways – migralepsy or occipital migraines. The symptoms of both of these are very much the same, making it hard to know whether a migraine is causing the seizure or is it the [...]

By |2017-11-16T11:12:25+00:00May 12th, 2017|Migraines|

Migraine 101 for Women in Honolulu

You may be surprised to hear that about three times as many women as men are affected by migraines as adults.  Over the course of one month, 25% of these women will experience 4 or more severe attacks.  If you’ve ever had a migraine, you’ll know that it can take you out of commission for [...]

By |2018-06-27T05:59:14+00:00April 18th, 2017|Migraines|

When a Migraine Is Actually a Mixed Tension Headache

The pain of a migraine is extremely debilitating. It may sound a little strange, but a person can actually have another headache in addition to a migraine at the same time. These are sometimes referred to as mixed tension headaches, transformed migraines, or chronic migraines. No matter what the name is, the pain is horrible, [...]

By |2018-06-27T07:17:43+00:00March 24th, 2017|Head Pain, Headaches, Migraines|

Chronic Headaches Can Lead to Loss of Tissue in the Brain

Chronic headaches are seen in 3 to 5% of the population around the globe. This means that these people have a headache for more than 15 days out of a 30-day period. Recent research has revealed that people in this situation may actually be losing brain tissue. There are a number of different types of [...]

By |2017-07-18T22:58:52+00:00February 12th, 2017|Migraines|

Finding Answers for the Pain of Migraines in

Once a person has experienced a migraine, the greatest dread may become not knowing when the next one will strike. Some have migraines so often that they live in fear of when the next one may occur, resulting in added stress and anxiety.  Not only is pain an issue with migraine sufferers, it often disrupts [...]

By |2018-06-27T06:07:24+00:00November 11th, 2016|Migraines|

Tracking Down Migraine Triggers

If you are one of the more than 37 million migraine sufferers across the country, identifying potential triggers is something you’ve likely considered doing if you haven’t already.  If you’ve sought out medical attention for your migraines, hopefully you’ve been encouraged to keep a migraine diary in which you record different factors that may be [...]

By |2018-06-27T05:39:36+00:00September 9th, 2016|Migraines|