About 12 percent of Americans suffer from migraines, according to the U.S. National Institutes of Health. Gender seems to be a key factor in determining who is most likely to suffer from this ailment, with statistics showing a breakdown of 15% prevalence for women compared to just 6% for men
It normally involves:
- there is often associated nausea and vomiting.
- more commonly in females
- is usually found to have started in young adulthood
- headaches are usually severe although sufferers are able to carry on with their daily activities
- a unilateral pulsing headache
Doctors of chiropractic undergo extensive training to help their patients in many ways beyond just treatment for low-back pain. Chiropractic care in Jacksonville FL may help prevent unnecessary tension and/or irritation in the neck and head. A systematic review of 21 different studies found that patients who received chiropractic care for migraines once or twice a week for eight weeks saw a reduction in migraine symptoms.
In addition to spinal manipulation, chiropractors in Jacksonville FL can often provide patients with exercises they can perform on their own as well as tips to practice better overall posture!