Chiropractic Care for Migraines

A migraine is a severe headache that usually only occurs on one side of the head. The pain can last for hours or days and typically begins with flashes of light or blind spots. Depending on the individual, migraines can make it near impossible to leave home due to the debilitating pain. If you suffer from frequent migraines you could benefit from scheduling an appointment with our chiropractor near East Northport. 

What Are The Symptoms And Treatment Options?   

Migraines often begin early in life towards childhood or early adolescence. There are four stages of a migraine which include prodrome, aura, headache, and post-drome although you may not experience all four stages. Symptoms of the stages of migraines include:

Prodrome

  • Constipation
  • Mood changes
  • Neck stiffness
  • Frequent yawning
  • Aura Vision loss
  • Numbness of the face
  • Vision loss

Headache

  • Throbbing pain
  • Sensitivity to light
  • Nausea or vomiting
  • Blurred vision  

Post-drome

  • Confusion
  • Moodiness
  • Dizziness
  • Weakness

If you are suffering from frequent migraines, our chiropractor near East Northport can help you. Treatment for migraines may include the following:

  • Medicine: Pain relievers, like Advil, can help lessen the effects of your migraine. However, they do not pose as a permanent solution.
  • Nerve stimulators: This device is held on the back of the head and delivers a mild electrical current that will lessen nerve pain.
  • Mind-body medicine: Natural remedies, such as meditation and herbal treatments, have helped individuals relieve their pain.
  • Chiropractic care: Chiropractic adjustments can help release tension in the neck that causes headaches.

How We Can Help You

At Suffolk County Chiropractic, our chiropractor near East Northport works to help you feel your best. Adjustments will help lessen the severity and frequency of migraines by releasing tension that is built up in the neck. If you believe that you could benefit from a chiropractic adjustment, call and make an appointment with our chiropractor near Huntington today!

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