What’s the difference between headaches and migraines?
A normal headache is a type of throbbing pain or puling sensation felt in the head. A migraine is a more severe version of the same issue. Headaches usually go away after a few hours, while migraines can last a few hours to a few days, and often reoccur.
What are the causes of migraine headaches?
Increased stress, lack of sleep, dehydration or excessive consumption of alcohol or other chemical substances can often cause headaches. Migraines are due to a a variety of factors. These include environmental reactions, genetics, specific foods and also stress. Women may experience headaches or migraines right before or during their monthly period.
What are the symptoms of migraine headaches?
The symptoms of headaches include severe pain in the head. They also may include a general unpleasant feeling in the body. Migraines often have greater symptoms which can start a day or two before its onset. These symptoms include constipation, changes in mood, cravings, stiffness in the neck, greater desire for water and frequent yawning.
What is the treatment for migraine headaches?
There are many treatment options for a headaches and migraines. These include taking pain relievers, changing your diet, avoiding alcohol and caffeine or getting more sleep. Another great option for reducing the frequency of headaches and migraines is through sports medicine. This isn’t only for athletes with sports injuries who need sports injury treatment. A sports medicine doctor can use advanced techniques including chiropractic adjustment to reduce the severity of migraine headaches. In addition, many patients have reported success with the EPAT shockwave therapy when treating their long-term headache or migraine problems. Shockwave therapy is a non-invasive procedure that uses pressure waves to treat various health problems.