For thousands and thousands of people, headaches are an unfortunate part of daily life. Some people may experience a headache occasionally, where others may get them often. Some headaches may feel dull and have a throbbing effect where others may have an intense sharp pain. Though just about all of them cause some sort of disruption to your life, headaches have many different causes. Headaches can have a wide range of effects as well, where they may cause slight inability to concentrate, and other can make people want to retreat to a darkened room and stay completely motionless. In many cases, though it may come to surprise for many, a chiropractor can help ease your symptoms and help get your life back to normal when a headache creeps in. With this in mind, we at Revelation Chiropractic would like to share how chiropractic treatments can help you find relief from your headaches.
Common Causes of Headaches
It does stand to reason that there are several triggers or causes that set them into motion since there are several different types of headaches. Loud noises, certain foods, bright lights, stress, high blood pressure, exposure to chemicals, blood sugar fluctuations, caffeine, neck tension or spinal misalignment are a few of the common triggers for headaches. Some of the most common headaches are caused by neck tension and they are triggered by certain repetitive motions, poor posture, and other physical activities.
What is the Best Way to Prevent Headaches?
To relieve most headaches, most chiropractors have the ability, though you can prevent future headaches after the treatment with proven methods to keep the headaches from ruining your day. No matter what you are doing, try switching positions every 30 minutes or. Gently stretch your neck every 30 minutes to avoid bringing on a tension headache if in the event you must remain in a fixed position. Throughout the day, you should avoid clenching your teeth. Ultimately, it is best to stop if you are doing it, though many people do this unconsciously, but it can lead to headaches. You might want to switch to something with less impact to see if it makes a difference if your exercise routine seems to cause headaches. If you can find one that doesn’t give you a headache, go with it, as there are many effective ways to exercise. Since dehydration is a known headache trigger, drinking water throughout the day also helps.
Chiropractic Adjustment to Help Relieve Pain from Headaches
A chiropractor can use spinal manipulation to realign your vertebrae and reduce pressure that causes headaches because the cervical spine and head are so closely related. This type of treatment has been known to have positive results almost immediately because many headaches are formed in the neck. Your chiropractor can still offer relief through customized chiropractic treatment as other forms of headaches such as migraines may be a little more complex.
Chiropractic Care & Therapy in Fort Collins, CO (Just Minutes from Loveland, Berthoud, Johnstown, Windsor and Wellington, Colorado)
Call our chiropractic team at Revelation Chiropractic today and schedule an appointment if in the event you suffer from headaches and can’t seem to find permanent relief through conventional medicine.