Have you ever been in an accident and thought you'd escaped unscathed, only to be blindsided by excruciating headaches weeks later? Do you recall the fear and uncertainty that followed a physically traumatic incident, wondering if the persistent headaches were a sign of something more serious? Do you ever wonder if there's a hidden link between the physical trauma you experienced many years ago and the recurring post-traumatic headaches that disrupt your life?
Have you found yourself seeking answers, trying to make sense of how an accident from your past might be influencing your present struggles with migraines and terrible headaches? Do you know options for natural relief for migraine in Fremont to help ease your discomfort? We know you have a lot of questions about post-traumatic headaches, so we thought of writing a quick guide to help you understand your condition better.
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Around 1.7 million traumatic brain injuries happen annually in the United States. Some of these injuries lead to post-traumatic headaches, and here's the kicker: concussions are responsible for about 75 percent of these cases. Yes, those seemingly minor head injuries can have significant consequences.
Post-traumatic headache is a headache that happens within a week of the injury or after regaining consciousness. The symptoms can be as varied as the weather, from mild to severe, intermittent to constant, and sometimes even mimicking migraines with sensitivity to light and sound, nausea, and vomiting. Though sometimes, it doesn't show any of these classic migraine features. So, you might be suffering from a post-traumatic headache without even realizing it.
Coping with post-traumatic headaches can be a challenging journey, but there are several strategies that patients can employ to manage their symptoms and improve their quality of life. Here's an expanded discussion on finding your path to relief:
Upper Cervical Care is designed to address and correct this misalignment by restoring the alignment of the axis and atlas bones. Doing so can alleviate migraines directly related to or worsened by the misalignment. Think of it as a targeted approach to realigning your upper spine to reduce the burden of debilitating headaches.
If you've been dealing with migraines and headaches and have been involved in an accident or injuries even from many years back, your upper cervical spine may have shifted from its proper alignment. Let us help you. Book a visit to our office, and we will assess if our method is what you need to find lasting relief.
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