Around 90% of the 38 million Americans who experience migraines miss work and can’t function normally during an attack. The health care professionals at Accelerated Medical in Elko, Nevada, offer a holistic, customized approach to treating migraines. They aim to reduce or eliminate your migraine attacks and improve your overall health so you can return to your regular activities. Call Accelerated Medical today or schedule a consultation online to learn about your treatment options.
A migraine is a collection of debilitating neurological symptoms. A severe headache is the hallmark of a migraine, but you might also experience:
You might also experience warning signs before your full migraine attack hits. This stage is called a prodrome and can cause:
Women are more likely than men to get migraines, but anyone, including children, can have migraines.
The causes of migraines aren’t fully understood. A family history of migraines is one of the primary risk factors, but research indicates that different triggers stimulate the abnormal brain activity that causes a migraine attack. For example, some of the well-known migraine triggers include:
Research indicates that these triggers cause abnormal activity in your trigeminal nerve, which sends signals to other parts of your brain, causing your symptoms.
While everyone has headaches occasionally, your headaches or migraines shouldn’t frequently prevent you from going to school, work, or social activities. If you have such severe pain that you can’t function normally, or if you have headache or migraine symptoms more than twice a week, contact Accelerated Medical for personalized help.
Accelerated Medical provides a comprehensive consultation to learn about your health, lifestyle, and symptoms. Your provider, depending on your needs, creates a multidisciplinary program to reduce your migraines and restore your health and quality of life.
Your plan could include manual therapies to reduce tension in your neck, back, and jaw that can trigger your attacks. Options include:
Accelerated Medical might also recommend lifestyle changes and nutritional counseling to adjust your diet and eliminate foods that trigger your symptoms. Often, regular exercise can help regulate many body functions and enhance your sleep.
If you have migraines, help is available. Call Accelerated Medical, or make an appointment online today to learn about your treatment options and reduce or eliminate your migraines.