What Do Green Lights Have to Do with My Migraines?

Do you struggle with migraines?  If so, you’re among the 12% of the population who does.  Migraines are the 3rd most prevalent health condition in the world and are considered the 6th most debilitating.  As far as treatment options to get you feeling better go, you may have tried everything under the sun, from keeping [...]

By | 2017-07-18T23:09:02+00:00 August 8th, 2016|Headaches, Migraines|

Help a Headache with These 5 Foods

Headache disorders are one of the most common conditions affecting the nervous system.  There are many types of headaches – tension, cluster, and migraine to name a few.  All of these different headache types comes with its own hallmark symptoms, but the one thing they have in common is the painful and disabling headache component. [...]

By | 2018-05-30T09:07:07+00:00 July 18th, 2016|Headaches, Migraines|

The Rising Cost of Migraine Relief

Migraines, the 8th most disabling illness in the world, can be terrible to manage.  Not just a bad headache, migraines are a combination of neurological symptoms that include throbbing head pain, visual disturbances, nausea, dizziness and extreme sensitivity to light, sound, touch, and smell.  While dealing with the pain is tough enough, many people aren’t [...]

By | 2018-06-01T08:57:23+00:00 July 4th, 2016|Head Pain, Headaches, Migraines|

The Cost of Migraine Treatment in Honolulu

Migraine sufferers know that an attack can put them out of commission for the better part of the day or longer.  This has a big impact on their ability to maintain a regular work schedule, as well as a healthy social life with friends and family.  Approximately 1 in 10 people across the United States [...]

By | 2018-06-01T09:28:59+00:00 May 30th, 2016|Headaches, Migraines|

Is Vestibular Neuronitis Affecting You?

Is Vestibular Neuronitis Affecting You? Vestibular neuronitis is characterized by the following: Severe vertigo attack Nystagmus (eye jerking movements) Nausea or vomiting Symptoms persisting for between 7-10 days With vestibular neuronitis, hearing is unaffected. The duration of these symptoms can be incredibly frustrating. Traditional management involves medication and potential vestibular rehabilitation if there are residual balance issues. [...]

By | 2016-12-02T02:04:47+00:00 May 9th, 2016|Always Tired, Dizziness, Head Pain, Headaches, Migraines, Vertigo|

Migraines: Long-term, Natural Relief In Honolulu

For anyone who has endured a migraine attack, you know how debilitating it can be.  For some, an episode can have effects that linger for days, even after the pain in the head subsides.  If you’ve been in this boat before, you’re not alone.  Over 37 million people in the U.S. suffer from migraines, and [...]

By | 2016-12-02T02:05:15+00:00 March 14th, 2016|Head Pain, Headaches, Migraines|

Understanding Migraine Triggers in Honolulu

For the 38 million people across the United States that suffer from migraines, figuring out what triggers them is important.  Common triggers are often thought to be red wine, cheeses, coffee, and chocolate.  Migraine sufferers are encouraged to keep a diary that records their daily food intake, as well as other possible factors such as [...]

By | 2017-07-18T19:33:50+00:00 February 15th, 2016|Head Pain, Headaches, Migraines, Triggers|

Migraines in Children

As an adult, if you’ve ever experienced a migraine, you’re quite aware how debilitating they can be.  The severe pain, nausea, and sensitivity to light and sound all add up to a very unpleasant experience to say the least.  Adults are able to recognize and communicate the signs of a migraine, but what happens when [...]

By | 2018-06-01T08:39:07+00:00 February 1st, 2016|Children, Headaches, Kids, Migraines|

Fighting Migraines in Honolulu Hawaii

Migraines are one of the most debilitating health conditions. When someone suffers from this neurological condition, trying to alleviate pain is usually the top priority. Unfortunately, most treatments that are focused on pain relief do not address the underlying cause of migraines. Migraine Medication Provides Temporary Relief What types of medication are provided to those [...]

By | 2016-12-02T02:05:16+00:00 January 11th, 2016|Head Pain, Headaches, Migraines|

Migraines and Your Nervous System

A recent article in the Scientific American details some history of migraines.  Interestingly, President Thomas Jefferson was among those afflicted.  During his second term in office, President Jefferson had a migraine every afternoon.  Imagine what this did to his ability to make the important decisions about running our country. The Scientific American called migraines “the [...]

By | 2016-12-02T02:05:16+00:00 December 7th, 2015|Head Pain, Headaches, Migraines|