Migraines Affect All Age Groups—Even Children

Surprisingly, 10% of children that go to school have migraines. More than 50% of these have their first episode before the age of 12. Even babies can suffer from migraines! Research indicates babies as young as 18 months may get migraines. Is a migraine more than a bad headache? A headache is one symptom of a migraine. Migraines are actually …

Getting the Best Fibromyalgia Care Often Depends on the Doctor

When it comes to fibromyalgia (FM), getting the best care for dealing with pain, sleepless nights, fatigue, and other symptoms is vital. However, a recent study revealed a discrepancy in care depending on the doctor that a patient is diagnosed by. Consider the following. General Practitioners Vs Specialists The study showed that a general physician is more likely to treat …

What Defines a Migraine and Is There Help Available?

Migraines and headaches, in general, are not normal. Doctors and scientists cannot find a reason to explain why they happen. When they do occur, a person just wants to find the best and quickest way to alleviate the pain. One may wonder if what he is feeling is just a bad headache or if it is a migraine? Here are …

Natural Relief from Vertigo in Graham, Washington

Vertigo has been defined as the feeling as if the person or the things around him are spinning when there is actually no movement. One of the most common forms is called benign paroxysmal positional vertigo or BPPV. While the name sounds long and daunting, it is pretty simple when it is broken down. Benign means that life is not …

Discoveries About the Brain Show a Strong Link to the Immune System

The immune system is vital to a person’s health. Every day new discoveries about the body are being made. Technological advances allow humans to look deeper into the brain and other body organs leading to more understanding than ever thought possible. As new data emerges, old thinking and patterns of treatment are abandoned. An example of some new and intriguing …

Migraine Care: An Option that Really Helps

Migraines are debilitating and, unfortunately for some, become part of one’s normal routine. In the USA, 12 million people seek care for migraine headaches. An estimated ¼ of the entire population in America have an ongoing headache disorder. With the amount of information available on the Internet and elsewhere, people are taking their health care into their own hands. While …

Fibromyalgia Patients—Review These Suggestions for Heart Health

According to recent studies, fibromyalgia has been associated with an increased risk of stroke and coronary heart disease. Because fibromyalgia is a widespread pain condition, symptoms such as heartburn, palpitations, and chest pain often get lumped in under the generic pain category. As a result, the implications for the cardiovascular system may be missed. Why Fibromyalgia Is Associated with Cardiovascular …

Finding Relief for Children Suffering from Migraines

Kids do get migraines. In fact, 20% of adults say their headaches started before age 10 while 50% say their headaches began before age 20. One study reveals that 56% of boys and 74% of girls in the age range of 12-17 have had a headache within the last month. Before puberty, boys have more headaches than girls. After this, …

Meniere’s Disease Does Not Discriminate

Meniere’s disease can hit anyone at any time. In fact, actress Kristin Chenoweth is known to suffer from it. She lives day to day, unsure when it may flare up. She tweeted that she would like to eliminate Meniere’s disease. The symptoms of Meniere’s disease are: Tinnitus – ringing in the ears Vertigo – the sensation that the person or …

Fibromyalgia Patients Struggle Getting Diagnosis and Care

Fibromyalgia is a chronic health syndrome that has chronic widespread pain as its number one symptom. However, a recent study involving 226 subjects over the course of two years has revealed why the medical industry has experienced so much trouble providing both a proper diagnosis and care of those with this condition. The Results of the Fibromyalgia Study The study …