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Understanding Chronic Headaches & Migraines
A migraine is more than just a headache. It is a very common condition and 15.3 % of Americans aged 18 years or older have reported experiencing migraine headaches in the past three months. Migraine symptoms can be very debilitating. In fact, migraines are one of the main causes of disability worldwide. But there is a way to tackle migraine causes and provide migraine relief through treatment provided here at Infinite Wellness Medical Center.
Most migraines don’t require a doctor’s visit, but here at Infinite Wellness Integrative Medical Center we offer treatments that can help prevent migraines. The difference between a headache and a migraine is whether the pain is a symptom or a disease. Migraines are classified as a disease and the pain is caused by vasodilation in the cranial blood vessels. A headache, on the other hand, is caused by vasoconstriction, or the narrowing of blood vessels by small muscles in their walls. Migraines may also be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, light and sound sensitivity, and numbness.
Migraines come in many shapes and sizes and sometimes it can be hard to understand what you are experiencing. Migraines can come in the form of:
- Migraine With Auras
- Retinal Migraine (Loss Of Vision)
- Migraines Without Head Pain
- Hemiplegic (Stroke-Like) Migraine
Here at Infinite Wellness Integrative Medical Center, we are dedicated to finding a way to relieve the pain caused to our patients by migraines through one of our state of the art treatments. We know every patient is different, so we will work with your case to find a treatment that is right for your situation.
Causes and Symptoms of Migraines
One of the most debilitating aspects of chronic migraines is their unpredictability. It can be hard to tell when one will strike and the symptoms can last all the way from 4 to 72 hours. The symptoms can result in the forms of throbbing pain of one or both sides of your head. But you could end up experiencing migraines with aura if you get blind spots or see flashing lights during the attacks. Other symptoms of chronic migraine attacks can include:
- Sensitivity to light or sounds
People who experience chronic migraines usually do so due to a family history of getting them or even due to the certain routines they keep every day. A person who suffers from migraines can be more sensitive to their environment, thus they can be triggered by everyday things. This can include certains types of food or drink, certain smells, bright lights, loud sounds, or it can be caused by the stress of going through everyday life. The key is to find the things that may be triggering chronic migraines and taking the steps towards proper treatment so you can start experiencing relief from the pain and symptoms associated with chronic migraines.
Migraines Relief Through Treatment Offered by Infinite Wellness Integrative Medical Center
When you’re searching for solutions for ending the cause of chronic migraines, you should consider Infinite Wellness because we have proven ourselves over the years to be extremely capable of finding solutions for the pain that affects your daily life. We know that suffering from frequent painful attacks caused by chronic migraines can greatly affect the way you live your life both in your work and the activities you want to do. That’s why we strive to provide solutions that are guaranteed to fit your individual needs. We know everyone’s situation is unique, which is why we will be there to work you through the process so you can begin to live the pain free life you have always dreamed of. Don’t suffer in pain, we have the solutions you need to get you feeling better. Call (618) 747-3200 to start your way back to your normal.