Upper Cervical Hawaii Blog

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See How Easily Vertigo Can Be Relieved in Honolulu, HI

Vertigo is a spinning sensation that makes you feel as if you or the things around you are moving. It is often due to a problem with the eyes or an ear infection. One root cause that is often overlooked is a misalignment in the bones of the upper cervical spine, in particular, the atlas [...]

2018-06-28T01:32:25+00:00July 23rd, 2017|Dizziness, Vertigo|

How Residents of Honolulu Are Finding Natural Fibromyalgia Care

Fibromyalgia is a condition that leaves one feeling tired and frustrated, not knowing where to turn for help. One method becoming more common in the medical field is prescribing prednisone to relieve fibromyalgia. Does it work? Evidence suggests it may bring some relief. However, it also is associated with a variety of unwanted side effects. [...]

2018-06-28T00:30:30+00:00July 9th, 2017|Chronic Fatigue, Fibromyalgia|

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 [...]

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

Upper Cervical Hawaii Discusses Reason for Vertigo

Vertigo is one of the symptoms of Meniere’s disease and can be quite debilitating. Meniere’s disease is also accompanied by the following symptoms: Tinnitus – Ringing, roaring, whistling, buzzing, or hissing in the ear A feeling of fullness in the affected ear Hearing loss, which can be intermittent but become permanent if not cared for [...]

2018-06-27T08:57:50+00:00June 11th, 2017|Vertigo|

Upper Cervical Hawaii – Helping Children with Chronic Fatigue

It has been noted that many children suffering from chronic fatigue syndrome (CFS) also have issues with depression. In fact, the National Alliance on Mental Health states that 2% of elementary school age children show psychological warning signs that indicate they are or will be suffering from major depression in the future. This also holds [...]

2017-05-29T19:12:16+00:00May 28th, 2017|CFS|

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 [...]

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

Relieving Fibromyalgia in Honolulu, Hawaii

What is Fibromyalgia? Fibromyalgia comes from three Latin terms: fibro meaning fibrous tissue, myo meaning muscle, and algia meaning pain. Therefore, it refers to pain and tenderness felt throughout the body in the muscles and tissues. Although it is not technically arthritis, it is considered to be related to arthritis. Approximately five million adults living [...]

2018-06-27T08:00:05+00:00May 2nd, 2017|Fibromyalgia|

Hope for Vertigo Sufferers in Honolulu, HI

Vertigo is frequently caused by an issue with the inner ear.  There can be many reasons why people experience vertigo episodes, but the most common include: BPPV (benign paroxysmal positional vertigo) occurs when small calcium crystals become lodged in the inner ear.  This can disturb normal signals that the inner ear sends to the brain [...]

2018-06-27T09:02:33+00:00April 30th, 2017|Vertigo|

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 [...]

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

Chronic Fatigue Syndrome and Fibromyalgia – Close Cousins

Chronic fatigue syndrome and fibromyalgia might be so closely related, that some people in the healthcare world consider them to be two names for the same thing.  Regardless of your diagnosis, the likelihood is that you suffer from widespread pain and fatigue that's impossible to shake. Symptoms that the two conditions typically share include: Disturbances [...]

2018-06-27T09:04:57+00:00April 16th, 2017|Chronic Fatigue|