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Archive | January, 2015

Brain Freeze, Migraine, Headache

Brain Freeze and Migraines

Brain Freeze and that next Bowl of Ice Cream There is a good chance that if you’ve ever been a kid, you’ve had ice cream. That means you’ve probably had at least one “Brain Freeze” or “Ice Cream Headache.” But do you know what causes them? Yeah, ice cream and other cold food and beverages. […]

Understanding Brain Freeze

Did you know that understanding what causes brain freeze, also called ice cream headaches, could be the key to understanding what causes headaches? That’s right! If you’re a migraine sufferer, you probably know by now that indulging in ice cream, popsicles, ice cold water, or any other frigid food or beverage may trigger migraine headaches. […]

Upper Cervical – How do I know if I’m a candidate?

Many people hear about Upper Cervical Care and are wondering if they can be helped by this extraordinary type of care. The first step is a consultation where your history, especially any history of head or neck trauma will be discussed.  Next, an examination will be performed.  If after an examination it is determined that […]

Alternative to Sinus Surgery

Should I Have Sinus Surgery? Are There Other Options?    Most people with chronic sinus problems will  suffer with regular congestion, infections or both for years.   Improper drainage of the sinuses can lead to chronic colds and flu, allergies, fatigue  and more. So what to do? Take  endless decongestants, antihistamines, and nasal steroids? That will help […]

Ice vs. Heat for Your Sports Injury

Sports and Your Injuries If you play sports, you’ve most likely sustained an injury, and you’ve most likely heard your coach or another player tell you that you should “Ice that.” You may have heard it so much that you might think ice is nature’s Aspirin, or maybe it’s the other way around. Well, there’s […]

Fibromyalgia and Ear Problems: How Are They Related?

Ear Problems Common in Fibromyalgia Fibromyalgia is frequently associated with ear-related symptoms such as feeling of ear fullness, earache, and tinnitus (ringing in the ear). We have seen improvements in ear problems in those who are suffering with fibromyalgia and those who are not. Recent research that appeared in the Journal of Clinical Rheumatology sought […]