Headaches

What’s Really Triggering Your Severe Headaches?

To limit migraine frequency, physicians urge patients in Savannah to identify potential triggers. Unfortunately, new research suggests that this strategy may not be as sound as once thought. Are Triggers to Blame? While they aren't exactly sure why people get migraines, medical experts have long believed that specific triggers can help [...]

New Study Links TMJ Muscle Pain with Migraine Frequency and Intensity

We know that temporomandibular joint disorders (called TMJ or TMD) are linked with migraines. But TMJ is not a singular condition. It’s actually an umbrella term that describes several closely linked conditions that share symptoms but are quite different. So are all TMJs linked to migraines, or just some [...]

Is New Migraine Treatment Right for You?

Did you know that Savannah ranks #1 in the United States for migraines? Based on a  study co-authored by Dr. Victor Rosenfeld, a neurologist at SouthCoast Health in Savannah, some patients had to leave the area due to their migraine headaches.  The combination of dramatic and frequent barometic pressure shifts, and allergens [...]

Timing of Headaches Could Signal TMJ Link

Headache is one of the most common symptoms of illness and conditions. Dehydration? Headache. Overexertion? Headache. Flu? Headache. So how do you link your headache to the condition that’s really causing it? One of the great ways to do this is to keep track of your headaches with a [...]

New Research Proposes That Genetics May Link Migraines to Money Woes

Many people with migraines struggle to keep them under control. “Avoiding triggers” is great advice, but when there are so many potential triggers out there, this can be challenging. And with some triggers, there is just nothing you can do. Everybody has bills, and for some of us, sitting down to pay [...]

Do Tinted Glasses Help with Migraines?

The Association of Migraine Disorders has coordinated the Shades for Migraine campaign, which seeks to have everyone wear tinted lenses on June 21. The campaign is intended to show solidarity with migraine sufferers and encourage Congress to fund non-opioid alternatives in the treatment of migraines. Presumably, this is because sunglasses actually [...]

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