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November 2018 Healthy News: Chiropractic for Headache & Vitamin D for Migraine

Ashburn chiropractic care at Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn may reduce headache days each month. 

 
HEADACHES AND CHIROPRACTIC CARE

Headaches are not uncommon! Many Ashburn headache sufferers get headache relief with Ashburn chiropractic care. One in 5 new chiropractic patients visit to a chiropractor’s office like Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn because of headache. Headache patients account for a large portion of the chiropractic practice, and that is true for Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn. Chiropractors many times diagnose and co-manage headache patients with other healthcare providers. (1) Spinal manipulation therapy (SMT) for cervicogenic headache is reported to be quite successful. For the most benefit, a new study reported that 18 SMT visits in contrast to 1, 6, and 12 visits, is most effective, decreasing cervicogenic headache days by 50%. Compared with slight massage, SMT also created 3 more cervicogenic headache-free days a month. (2)

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Mike Poulin on The Back Doctor’s Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about headache and its relieving Ashburn chiropractic care using the Cox® Technic System.

Poulin Chiropractic of Herndon and Ashburn shares a new report that higher Vitamin D levels may reduce migraine headache incidence. 

TIP OF THE MONTH: Vitamin D for Reduced Migraines

It’s been offered that the inflammation and a reduced immune system may have a role in migraine headache. The role of nutrients – vitamin D, vitamin B12, alpha lipoic acid, CoQ10, magnesium, niacin, riboflavin, and riboflavin - in the supportive care of migraines is seemingly therapeutic. (3) A recent study writes that higher levels of serum Vitamin D (50 to less than 100 ng/mL) decreases the odds of suffering a migraine headache by 80% to 83% as opposed to levels below 20 ng/mL. (4) Ashburn migraine sufferers may want to consider enhancing their Vitamin D status in addition to their Ashburn chiropractic care plan.

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