02 Aug Chiropractic Care for Headaches and Migraines
Migraines are neurovascular headaches. “Neuro” stands for the nerve component and “vascular” for blood vessels. Another primary issue that directly causes migraines is disruption in cerebro-spinal fluid, which is crucial for proper brain function.
Migraines are intense throbbing headaches that last for hours at a time occurring as frequently as several times per day or as infrequently as a few times per year. These are different from common tension headaches.
Headaches occur anywhere in the head or neck region and can be a symptom of a number of different conditions. There are also many different types, and although not all are the same, they all share at least one thing in common — they cause pain. But many headaches also cause other unwanted symptoms, including nausea and vomiting.
Atlas misalignment places measurable stress on the brain stem and the pain sensitive surrounding tissue. Also, blood supply to the brain is often compromised. Another primary issue that directly causes migraines is disruption in cerebro spinal fluid, which is crucial for proper brain function. Migraines and other atlas neurological conditions routinely respond positively to Atlas Orthogonal.