About jmz

This author has not yet filled in any details.
So far jmz has created 60 blog entries.

What is MY Headache Type? Narrowing Down the Possibilities

By |2015-02-02T16:30:16+00:00February 2nd, 2015|

How do headaches differ? Are all bad headaches considered migraines? Is an alcohol related headache the same as a migraine? With 50% of all adults worldwide experiencing a headache disorder, headaches often go undiagnosed. To start the diagnosing processing, we need to hear your headache story. Your headache story will help determine whether your head pain [...]

Headache Triggers: Challenging Conventional Wisdom

By |2015-01-07T09:25:09+00:00January 7th, 2015|

Anyone who suffers from regularly occurring headaches or migraines has tried to pinpoint the trigger of their pain. Headache triggers are the conditions and key variables that can set off head pain. For some people, it can be one solitary variable such as a flashing light, or a specific food. For other sufferers it’s a set [...]

4 Things You Should Know About Sleep and Headaches

By |2014-12-08T08:00:28+00:00December 8th, 2014|

Do you have regular, uninterrupted, consistent sleep? Reports show that not many Americans claim that they do. As a result of sleep deprivation, we suffer the adverse effects - one painful side effect is headaches. Here are four things you should know about sleep and headaches. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA), or pausing and abnormal breathing during [...]

Swallowing Vitamins and other types of pills

By |2014-11-17T08:46:18+00:00November 17th, 2014|

Lots of you have trouble swallowing pills and here are 2 good ideas from NPR radio to help you swallow them. http://www.npr.org/blogs/health/2014/11/11/363024822/trouble-swallowing-pills-try-the-pop-bottle-or-the-lean-forward?sc=17&f=1001  

Detox Your Routine

By |2014-11-03T14:38:23+00:00November 3rd, 2014|

We’ve become accustomed to products that effortlessly clean our homes and bodies but haven’t given enough thought to the chemicals in these products – many of which can contain EDCs, or endocrine-disrupting chemicals. EDCs are now linked to a growing list of hormonal system problems. Since some forms of migraine headaches are hormone related, it’s a [...]

Less Carbs, More Fat Equals Greater Weight Loss

By |2014-09-03T10:04:54+00:00September 3rd, 2014|

Link to an article about the low fat no fat lifestyle. http://headaches.about.com/od/treatmentoptions/fl/How-Can-I-Prevent-Migraines-in-My-Child.htm?nl=1

Infections and Headaches

By |2014-08-22T12:09:51+00:00August 22nd, 2014|

  Headaches from an infection? Headaches with Fever Headaches are common and usually nothing to worry about. But if you have a fever in addition to your headache, then it's a good idea to talk with your healthcare provider to make sure there is nothing more serious (like an infection) going on.  Fever and headaches can [...]

5 Myths to Bust About Migraine Headaches

By |2014-07-09T09:53:44+00:00July 9th, 2014|

5 Migraine Myths Dispel the Myths, Reveal the Facts By Colleen Doherty, MD   Due to the common occurrence of migraine, there is a plethora of information out there to help you better understand your diagnosis, treatment, and how to cope. This information, however, can be quite misleading and downright false. Let's review five common migraine myths [...]

5 Tips To Break Sugar Addiction

By |2014-06-23T09:26:17+00:00June 23rd, 2014|

These tips come from Gina Brower at Strive2B.com, our favorite Health Coach.  She is available for your health questions at strive2bcoach@gmail.com and 408-876-7528 1)  Reduce or eliminate caffeine.  Ups and downs of caffeine include dehydration and blood suger swings.  Sugar cravings may become more frequent. 2)  Drink water.  Sugar cravings are sometimes a sign of dehydration. [...]

Massage Therapy on Tuesday and Thursday

By |2014-04-30T10:19:57+00:00April 30th, 2014|

We welcome our new massage therapist Cynthia Graham on Tuesday and Thursday.  You might be able to use your insurance for massage therapy - contact the doctor for more information.  If you are a new client, you receive $10 off your first massage.  Use our online app  www.theheadachedr.appointy.com to book your appointment for massage day or [...]