What comes first the headache, or the anxiety (about the headache)?

By |2015-04-06T09:20:55+00:00April 6th, 2015|

Many studies link migraines to depression, anxiety, OCD, phobias and other disorders. The question is which comes first “the headache or the disorder”.  The mounting fear associated with headaches is so common that it in itself is a disorder, cephalalgiaphobia – the fear of headache, or fear of the next headache. A recent analysis in The [...]

Do You Have Text Neck? Yes, It’s a Thing.

By |2015-03-15T10:18:09+00:00March 15th, 2015|

We all do it when we have a spare moment… look down at our smartphones. With 58% of American adults owning smartphones (we’re most certainly pushing a higher rate here in the Silicon Valley) how does it affect our health – more specifically our posture? Research from Dr. Ken Hansraj M.D. explains that the human head [...]

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 [...]