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Posted on 08-31-2017

Headaches and Migraines FAQ's in Houston

Those who suffer from severe headaches and migraines understand how painful it can be. Dr. Lisa Patel and her team at Precision Chiropractic in Houston, TX focuses on getting to know their patients and are here to help you feel better. Dr. Patel and her team work hard to find the source of a migraine and headache pain to give you some much-needed relief through chiropractic care. 

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Which Type of Headache is Causing Your Pain?

When you have a headache, you may not realize what type of a headache it is; you just know that it hurts and you want it to stop. It actually is important to know which type of a headache you are experiencing to help treat it correctly and ease your pain. Here are some types of headaches and their causes:

  • Migraine Headaches – The most painful of all types of headaches, migraines produce severe pain that is often accompanied by nausea and sometimes even sensitivity to noise and light. Migraines occur due to the constriction and dilation of blood vessels in the brain. The rapid increase in blood pressure that occurs during this constriction and dilation is what causes the severe pain from migraines.  
  • Tension Headaches – Tension headaches are probably the most common type. Tension headaches are usually triggered by poor posture or trauma, such as that from a car accident. Poor posture causes headaches when stress is put on the spine and muscles surrounding the upper back and neck area. The cause of the pain is due to the back vertebra losing correct positioning, which causes muscle spasms.  
  • Cluster Headaches – Another common type of a headache is a cluster headache. These are the headaches you can feel directly behind your eyes. Cluster headaches usually happen at night and are like migraines, just a bit less intense. They are called cluster headaches because they usually occur from one to four times a day for several days in a row – in clusters.   

Chiropractic treatment has been proven as an effective way for treating migraines and headaches. Our Houston, TX chiropractor can offer relief to those who suffer from these types of headaches.

Schedule an Appointment Today at Precision Chiropractic to End Your Migraines and Headaches

At Precision Chiropractic in Houston, TX, new patients always receive a free consultation, so if you are ready to put an end to painful migraines and headaches, call us to schedule an appointment today! You can reach us at (281) 606-0905 to set a time to see Dr. Patel so she can help you by creating a treatment plan to get rid of your headaches for good.

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