dreamstime_l_15682108Migraines are a horrible malady that you wouldn’t wish on your worst enemy. And while it’s obvious that something horrible is happening in your brain, medical science has yet to figure out what’s going on when a migraine occurs.

While we don’t know exactly how the mechanisms of migraines are working in the brain, research has shown…

Migraines run in families: Unfortunately, if you suffer from migraines there’s that much more chance that your child will as well, or that you will if your mother or father does. Two-thirds of migraine sufferers report having a family member who also suffers from migraines. If you want to look on the bright side, that gives you twice as much chance to look for common…

Triggers: While foods that trigger migraine headaches differ from person to person, there are some that are more commonly associated with triggering them or making them worse. Sulfites and tannins (found in drinks like wine), nitrates (processed meats like hot dogs and pepperoni),  tyramine (aged cheeses), and artificial sweeteners. Try cutting these to see if it mitigates your migraine headaches.

Unfortunately the same food might not trigger a migraine every time, but because we look beyond bones and to your entire system, we’ll do our best to help you find food triggers.

Activity: When a migraine starts, the last thing on your mind is exercise. Exercising, walking, or doing just about anything can be torture. You don’t want to move your body or your eyes, and you might be extra sensitive to light.

If you suffer from migraines you’ve probably taken medication for it. And if you’ve taken medication for it and you’re reading this article, then it’s likely you’re looking for pain relief from something other than medication. What do we know about migraine headaches? We know that we’ve helped people who suffer just as you do. Give Beyond Bone Chiropractic and Wellness a call today to see if chiropractic care in New Port Richey and Trinity is for you.