How to make your holiday season less stressful from headaches/migraines?

Uncategorized Dec 17, 2020

The holiday season can be especially hard if you are suffering from headaches and/or migraines .

So how do you communicate with your loved ones about your headaches/migraines to help make this holiday season less stressful for all?

Dr. Beth (osteopath) answers your questions and more.

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What is the difference between vestibular migraine and vestibular disorders?

Uncategorized Dec 15, 2020

Vestibular migraines are one of the most mismanaged conditions leaving sufferers confused and frustrated.

Feeling Dizzy - Did they get the diagnosis right?

Dizziness is a common complaint but one that is often misdiagnosed and therefore mismanaged.  Most dizziness symptoms either come from vestibular migraine or a vestibular disorder.  

Here we will help to differentiate the two, so you can find out which one you have.

Vestibular migraines and Vestibular disorders can both lead to dizziness, nausea, and they can make it feel like everything is spinning.

These two disorders have many overlapping symptoms, and because of this, these conditions are often confused and leave everyone feeling frustrated at the lack of improvement from treatment. 

So what are vestibular migraines and how do they differ from vestibular disorders? And most importantly how do we help it? 

To distinguish between the two it's useful to cover some anatomy.  Your nervous system is...

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Holiday is coming and what are the things you can do to help avoid having headaches and migraines?

Uncategorized Dec 11, 2020

The holiday season can be a prime time for triggering headaches and migraines . So what can you do to help make your holiday season a merrier one? Dr. Beth (osteopath) shares her tips .

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What actually happens with your migraine during Pregnancy?

Uncategorized Dec 08, 2020

There is quite a lot of confusion about what happens during pregnancy and migraines . Do they get better? Do they get worse? What happens after birth?

Dr. Johnathan (osteopath) answers these questions and more .

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Is it actually your sinuses causing the pain or is it a headache or migraine?

Uncategorized Dec 04, 2020

Pain in the face/sinus region? Is it actually your sinuses causing the pain or is it a headache/migraine ?

Dr. Beth (osteopath) explores the topic and explains it all.

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Treating TMJ can not only improve jaw health but it can also help to decrease headaches/migraines.

Uncategorized Dec 02, 2020

We see lots of patients coming in with jaw pain, clenching and grinding issues in association with their headaches/migraines . Treating the jaw can not only improve jaw health and decrease jaw pain but it can also help to decrease headaches and migraines .

Dr. Helen (osteopath) tells us all about it and gives us some exercises to help improve your jaw .

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Do you get dizzy with head movements? and what you can do about it?

Uncategorized Nov 27, 2020

Dizziness is such a common symptom that we see at the clinic and one that is often misdiagnosed and mismanaged, leaving people putting up with symptoms for longer than what they need to. 

Most people related dizziness to their ears, but your sense of balance is a complex interaction between so many parts of your body including your ears, eyes, neck, brain and the many nerves that connect them all together.

Your ears do much more than just help you listen in here, they play an important role in helping you keep your balance as well, however, when there is a problem with your ears, you can lead to feelings of uneasiness, dizziness, nausea, and it can feel like everything around you are spinning, often it can be hard to find what the triggers are. Often leaving people feeling very anxious and afraid to do basic tasks, so what causes this and most importantly, what can we do help it.

Now that in a part of your ear has a series of fluid field canals. The direction, speed and...

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How do different types of drinks affect headaches and migraines?

Uncategorized Nov 27, 2020

Your hydration status has a lot to do with general health, but in particular, can significantly affect your headaches and migraines. The effect on headache and migraines differ depending on the chemical composition of the fluid consumed and the effect on the body. Here we go through many of the common drinks consumed by people and the effect that they can have on headache and migraine sufferers, both good and bad. 

 

Water

Water is the most abundant resource on the planet, and even better, it's free! The average adult should be consuming around 2 litres of water per day, depending on the individual. Most people don't consume enough water and often feel the effects of dehydration. By the time you are feeling thirsty, you are already dehydrated. Dehydration happens when you lose fluid faster than you can replenish it with drinking or eating fluid-rich foods. Dehydration can be a trigger for headaches and migraines, but can also be a headache in itself because your body...

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New persistent daily headaches... What are they? and What can we do about them?

Uncategorized Nov 25, 2020

New persistent daily headaches ....what are they? Where do they come from? What can we do about them? Dr. Beth (osteopath) answers these questions and more .

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How does the back relate to headaches/migraines?

Uncategorized Nov 18, 2020

Dr. Johnathan (osteopath) explains how, although the rest of the spine does not directly cause headaches/migraines, it can either negatively or positively influence the top 3 joints of the neck (the headache/migraine joints ) thereby increasing or decreasing your pain. Watch to find out how and how you can work to decrease your pain

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