When you get a headache, the first thought is to pop a pill and hope that the pain will die down. Not all headaches are the same though. Migraines cause one to retch, get irritable, lose interest in food, experience some loss of vision, bring on a fever, weakness, accompanied by other symptoms. If you notice that you are about to experience sudden headaches avoid arguments or any tension.
Living with a condition like migraine can be quite frustrating because pills hardly erase the problem. Sometimes the only solution is to hope that you can catch some sleep so that you do not have to deal with the problem. Unfortunately, when there is a job to do and accomplish it come what may, a good dose of caffeine may seem like the real deal unfortunately, this can actually cause serious complications.
There is a way to iron out the problem through the traditional Chinese non-invasive treatment of acupuncture. The process works on the insertion of tiny needles inserted in trigger points, by a qualified expert. Stimulation is provided through manual or electrical process. The procedure works on increasing blood flow in the tissues. A migraine is caused because of the dilation of the blood vessels in the head. The technique is so pure that it definitely alleviates the problem unlike synthetic drugs.
At the clinic, treatment is performed on patients based on the extent of the problem. This is performed with sterilized needles while the patient lies down up. In general, people prone to migraine attacks are stressed out individuals who hardly sleep at the right times. One can put this down to an imbalanced way of life, which activates conditions like insomnia, hypertension, PMS and other conditions. The preventive method is use the right technique by a qualified expert.
Today, people work crazy hours and shifts and because of muscle tension in the neck and the upper back area, they end up with tension headaches. The natural order of things is to get the posture right but because of the eyes are usually in front of the computer, the tilt of the neck and other factors, the body feels the pressure, resulting in cluster headaches and the like. The normal solution to deal with a problem is to sit in front of the television set or catch a program on the laptop or desktop. Ergo, the eyes feel the strain, which results in a series of headaches and then migraine.
At the treatment center in Columbus, OH, the team advises lifestyle changes to reduce the incidence of headaches resulting in migraines. Sleep deficit can trigger a variety of problems, and as per doctor’s advice, 8 hours a day of rest is a necessity. Cutting back on tension, be it mental or physical strain, is also advised as is doing away with bad habits like smoking, alcohol and caffeine. A walk in the morning or late evening in the great outdoors along with a change in diet is recommended. In a nutshell, anything that causes an upset is what needs to be avoided.
For more information about how acupuncture and other treatments can help you, please contact Board Certified Licensed Acupuncturist, Steve Drugan,B.S., L.Ac., at 614.218.6287 or click here. Taking new patients in and around Columbus, Ohio.