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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, [...]

2018-08-24T04:21:02+00:00March 24th, 2017|Head Pain, Headaches, Migraines|

Osteoporosis and Vertigo – What’s the Connection?

Vertigo is often described as the sensation that either a person or the things around him are spinning. One of the most common forms of vertigo is called benign paroxysmal positional vertigo and is brought about by moving the head or neck suddenly. A recent study focused on the link between osteoporosis and vertigo. Osteoporosis [...]

2018-08-24T04:22:47+00:00March 12th, 2017|Vertigo|

Dealing with Fibromyalgia While Pregnant

It is quite common for fibromyalgia to flare up when one becomes pregnant. There is much debate as to why this happens, but no one has come to a conclusive answer. Some common symptoms that one may experience while pregnant and suffering from fibromyalgia are: Severe cramping of muscles Increased sensitivity to tender spot pain [...]

2018-07-03T09:16:43+00:00February 26th, 2017|Fibromyalgia|

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 [...]

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

Seeking and Finding Solutions to Vertigo in Honolulu, HI

Vertigo is one of the main symptoms of Meniere’s disease. Episodes of Meniere’s typically last up to 6 hours. Sodium can be responsible for worsening of symptoms. Along with vertigo, Meniere’s is accompanied by: Ringing in the ears Hearing loss of low tones Caring for vertigo and Meniere’s often includes taking medications to reduce excess [...]

2018-06-28T00:55:52+00:00January 28th, 2017|Vertigo|

Fibromyalgia During Pregnancy

Since the vast majority of fibromyalgia sufferers are young women, it is important to learn about how it affects you throughout pregnancy.  Some symptoms of fibromyalgia, such as fatigue and nausea, are also pregnancy symptoms, so it might even be difficult to tell what's causing them.  Fibromyalgia should not stop you from starting a family, [...]

2018-06-28T00:34:30+00:00January 15th, 2017|Fibromyalgia|

Are Healthy Fats the Answer to Migraine Pain in Honolulu, HI?

Migraines seem to be a common condition in today’s world. As much as 12% of those living in the USA suffer from some sort of migraine issue. Migraines affect more women than men. The answer from the medical community to help patients cope with migraines is a prescription of one kind of another and possible [...]

2018-06-27T07:30:01+00:00December 25th, 2016|Headaches|

Vertigo Relieved Naturally in Honolulu, Hawaii

Vertigo, often described as the sensation of spinning while standing or sitting still, is a condition of the vestibular system. What are some of the conditions associated with vertigo? Positional Vertigo – This is the most common form of vertigo and results from sudden movements of the head. It is particularly common when a person [...]

2018-06-28T00:58:44+00:00December 11th, 2016|Vertigo|

Caring for Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia Naturally

Chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia are health conditions that can leave someone feeling despondent at the time of diagnosis. One may feel that he or she is now subject to a lifetime of pain, fatigue, sleep problems, and cognitive issues with very little in the way of options. What are the common treatments for these [...]

2018-06-28T00:36:09+00:00November 25th, 2016|Fibromyalgia|

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 [...]

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