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Headache & Migraine Treatment In Sewell

Both headaches and migraines are disorders of the nervous system. However, there are some major differences between migraines and headaches. If you suffer from head pain and are seeking headache & migraine treatment, our chiropractor in Sewell can help.

man having a migraine during day

How Migraines Differ From Headaches

Headaches consist of pain that is typically felt in the front or back of the head, on the sides of the head, or behind the eyes. Some of the most common types of headaches include cluster headaches, tension headaches, and chronic headaches, which can be felt on a day-to-day basis.

Migraines are a type of headache in which other symptoms besides head pain are present. People who get migraines usually complain of intense throbbing pain that can last anywhere from 4 to 72 hours. Other symptoms associated with migraines include:

  • Sensitivity to light
  • Nausea and vomiting
  • Fatigue
  • Dizziness

Some people notice visual disturbances about 20 minutes before getting a migraine. Even during a migraine, however, trouble with vision can still occur.

Common Causes of Headaches & Migraines

Some of the most common causes for headaches include stress, tension, eating something cold, getting a sinus infection, or having withdrawals from caffeine. It is usually much easier to determine the cause of normal headaches than it is for migraines.

According to research, there are different theories for what causes this type of painful headache. Some believe migraines to be connected to an underlying central nervous disorder while others say the cause has something to do with irregularities in the blood vessels of the brain. There also certain things that can trigger the onset of a migraine. Some of these triggers include:

  • Certain foods
  • Overstimulation
  • Not enough sleep
  • Hormone imbalances

Many people who get migraines keep a journal of daily activities so that they can try to pinpoint the cause.

Headache & Migraine Treatment

If you suffer from headaches or migraines, you may have been told the only treatment option is to take over-the-counter pain medications or prescription drugs. If you are looking for a natural form of headache & migraine treatment that doesn't include any of the negative side effects, chiropractic care is a good choice. Seeing our chiropractor can help you determine the root cause of your headaches and migraines.

Our chiropractor in Sewell can treat your headaches and migraines with spinal adjustments and nutritional counseling. Besides being an effective type of treatment for headaches and migraines, using these natural methods is noninvasive and pain-free.

Contact Us Today

If you suffer with headaches and migraines and are looking for a natural way to treat them, contact our chiropractor at 856-269-4567. We are located at 438 Ganttown Rd A1 in Sewell, NJ.