Migraines: Warning Signs and Where to Find Reliable Help

Most people have had a headache at one time or another in their lives. However, have you ever suffered from migraines? No, they are not just really bad headaches. Rather, a severe pounding and throbbing headache is just one symptom. Migraines are debilitating and cause you to have to lie down in a cool, dark room until they finally go [...]

TMD: What Is It and Is Surgery a Good Option?

TMD is not one disorder but rather a group of conditions that are often quite painful. They impact the temporomandibular joint or TMJ joint (the main joint of the jaw) and the muscles that help with chewing and talking. TMD is seen to be more prevalent in women than in men. TMD is a little-understood condition, leaving researchers and those [...]

Back Pain: Does It Matter Which Position You Sleep In?

As many as 31 million Americans deal with back pain at any given time. Here are some facts you may find interesting about back pain: One half of all working Americans say they have back pain symptoms every year. Back pain is at the top of the list for missed days of work. It is the second most common reason [...]

All About Vertigo, What Causes It, and Where to Find Relief

Vertigo is often linked to a popular movie from years ago with the same name. This movie does not really give an accurate description of vertigo but rather acrophobia: fear of heights. Vertigo actually has to do with a spinning sensation. It is the false sensation that you or the things around you are spinning when they are actually standing [...]

Tension Headaches: Common, but Does That Mean They Are Normal?

Tension headaches are thought to be one of the most common types of headaches. However, does this mean that we should accept them as a normal part of life and learn to live with them? Thankfully, the answer to that is no, and we will learn more about what can be done to alleviate tension headaches later on in the [...]