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What’s Really Triggering Your Severe Headaches?

To limit 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 bring them [...]

New Study Links TMJ Muscle Pain with Migraine Frequency and Intensity

We know that are linked with . 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 types? That’s the focus of a new study, which shows [...]

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 .  The combination of dramatic and frequent barometic pressure shifts, and allergens and pollens seem [...]

Timing of Headaches Could Signal TMJ Link

is one of the most common symptoms of illness and conditions. Dehydration? Headache. Overexertion? Headache. Flu? Headache. So how do you ? One of the great ways to do this is to keep track of your headaches with a headache diary. You can use a physical diary, but these days there are [...]

New Research Proposes That Genetics May Link Migraines to Money Woes

Many people with 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 the [...]

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 [...]

Will “Migraine Triggers” Actually Prevent Your Headaches?

June is National Migraine Awareness Month, and there’s no better time to promote awareness of the complexity of and why people need to keep pursuing treatment options rather than sticking with a poorly functioning migraine treatment. One aspect of the complexity seems to turn conventional wisdom about migraines on its head. New research [...]

Can TMJ Treatment Help with NDP Headaches?

If you’ve been diagnosed with new daily persistent (NDP) headaches, you are probably frustrated. A diagnosis often points the way to successful treatment, but not so with NDP headaches, which even headache specialists admit is not well understood and not easy to treat. It’s possible, though, that part of the problem is that some cases [...]

Maybe Stress Doesn’t Trigger Your Migraines

Among the most common people report is . Controlling stress is a successful technique many people use to help reduce their . But as a blogger on recently pointed out, it isn’t always the stress itself that leads to migraines. It may be related behaviors. What Do You Do When [...]

New Discoveries Show How TMJ Triggers Distant Pain

We understand: reading the list of symptoms for TMJ for the first time can leave you incredulous: how can one condition cause so many (and so far-reaching) symptoms? But it’s the truth. And new research is showing not only how TMJ can lead to jaw pain, , neck pain, and more, but also how [...]

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