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 |2018-08-24T04:21:02+00:00March 24th, 2017|Head Pain, 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 |2018-06-27T06:01:40+00:00July 4th, 2016|Head Pain, 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 |2018-06-28T01:23:51+00:00May 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 |2018-06-27T06:13:21+00:00March 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 |2018-06-27T06:15:54+00:00February 15th, 2016|Head Pain, Headaches, Migraines, Triggers|

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 |2018-06-27T05:44:57+00:00January 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 |2018-06-27T05:47:34+00:00December 7th, 2015|Head Pain, Headaches, Migraines|

How Common Are Headaches in Honolulu?

The National Headache Foundation says that 45+ million or over 14% of the American population suffer from chronic or long term headaches. Wow, that is a lot of people! In other words, 14 people in a room of 100 like at work or school get headaches. The chances you running into someone with a headache [...]

By |2018-06-27T06:29:26+00:00September 7th, 2015|Head Pain, Headaches|

Common Triggers of Migraines in Honolulu HI

Migraines can be a debilitating condition to live with, both for the sufferer themselves, as well as their families and loved ones.  While it’s easy to see the negative impacts that migraines can have on a person’s quality of life, there are still many aspects of migraines that are not well understood in the scientific [...]

By |2018-06-27T05:55:55+00:00August 10th, 2015|Head Pain, Headaches, Migraines, Triggers|

Natural Relief of Migraines in Honolulu

How Do You Know If You Are Having A Migraine? Do you have a chronic headache and ever wonder if it is really a migraine? Is it possible what you think is a normal headache could be something more serious? There are so many different types of headaches out there. Migraines can be easily confused [...]

By |2018-06-27T06:22:29+00:00June 15th, 2015|Head Pain, Headaches, Migraines|