Migraines are a neurological condition that not only involve a severe headache but also numerous other symptoms that can make the condition quite debilitating for sufferers. Most are willing to try just about anything to find relief since modern medicines frequently result in numerous side effects and disappointing results.
The problem with using medication to treat migraines is that these medications are nothing more than ways to cover over the symptoms. There is nothing being done to prevent the next migraine from occurring except perhaps keeping a migraine journal to learn and limit contact with triggers. To make matters worse, many migraine medications are drugs developed for other conditions such as seizures or depression which are being prescribed for an off-label use. That means the medication a person is taking for migraines may not have been approved by the FDA for that purpose.
Another issue with migraine medication is that it generally must be taken on a continuous basis, or at least every time a migraine occurs. This does not give the pharmaceutical industry much incentive to come up with an actual cure since more money is made by repeat use of medication.
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Many Turn to Natural Migraine Alternatives
Therefore, more people are seeking natural alternatives to pharmaceutical drugs for migraines. However, many of these also prove ineffective and disappointing. Is there something you can try that is seeing positive results? The exciting answer is yes!
Upper cervical chiropractic focuses on keeping the C1 and 2 vertebrae in proper alignment. These bones are situated at the base of the skull. As a result, misalignments can affect brainstem function, cerebrospinal fluid drainage, and vertebral artery function. Any of these effects can create the right environment for migraines to occur.
At UC Life, we use the NUCCA method to diagnose and correct upper cervical misalignments. Many migraine patients, especially those suffering from neck pain or those with a history of head or neck trauma, have found relief after having upper cervical subluxations corrected using this gentle technique.
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