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

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

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

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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

  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

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

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

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

Migraines and Age

Headaches and Mid Life – One Benefit of Aging When women  suffer from migraine headaches on a regular basis, they may be hormone related.  Once reaching menopause,  hormone fluctuations decrease. Many women find relief from regular and painful migraines at this time.  It is one of the benefits to post-menopause that female headache sufferers can

I bet you know that you don’t get enough fruits and vegetables in your diet.  Here is Dr. Strauss’s favorite diet secret: apples.  Let’s say you decide that you are going to eat an apple a day (to keep the doctor away) and you decide it will be at breakfast or lunch.  With just that

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