Around 39 million Americans experience migraine headaches according to the Migraine Research Foundation. At Whole Body Healthcare, Baltimore’s Back and Pain Center, we frequently see symptoms of a migraine headache consisting of:
- sensitivity to light, sound, and odors
Minimize your chances of having a migraine, by avoiding this specific triggers. Here are three tips to help you avoid migraines.
Be clear of loud noises and bright lights
Loud noises, flashing lights (for example, strobe lights), and sensory stimulation are common triggers for migraine headaches. Be cautious when you are driving at night or experiencing sun glare.
Be cautious of the food you’re eating
Foods such as chocolates, red wine, and processed meats can cause migraines. Limit the amount you consume or see our clinical nutritionist to find out what foods you should avoid.
Pay attention to the weather
Changes in the weather can impact your migraine patterns. Depending on the humidity and hot temperatures. If it is going to be a hot day stay inside and stay hydrated!
If migraines persist despite these helpful hints, have no fear! Our medical staff are the Baltimore pros when it comes to delivering Sphenopalatine ganglion nerve blocks known to relieve headache symptoms. The treatment takes a minute, provides relief in seconds and has NO SIDE EFFECTS. The innovative and state-of-the-art applicator has none of the discomfort and pain known with traditional nerve blocks.
The Baltimore Whole Body Healthcare team treats the following conditions:
- Atypical face pain
- Tension Headache
- Cluster Headaches
- Trigeminal Neuralgia
- Headache due to PTSD
- Post Concussion Headache
- Headache during pregnancy
- Migraine headaches with or without AURA.
If you would like more information on how you can relieve your migraines give us a call at 433-552-5552 or click the book online link on our website.
Author Dr. Micheal Dorn, D.C. & Founder Of Whole Body Healthcare Dr. Michael A. Dorn Jr., DC, is a highly regarded chiropractor who serves patients in the Baltimore metropolitan area and surrounding communities at Whole Body Healthcare. During college, Dr. Dorn discovered his interest in chiropractic medicine after recovering from a sports injury of his own. He earned his undergraduate degree from Mount St. Mary’s University and went on to receive his doctorate from Life University in Marietta, Georgia. After college, he completed his residency in physical therapy at the New York Chiropractic College and earned his board certification from the Maryland Board of Chiropractic Examiners. Since 1998, Dr. Dorn has worked in the field of private practice. Over the last two decades, he has dedicated himself to offering the most advanced techniques in pain management and rehabilitative care for his patients. Dr. Dorn stays current with various training methods and modern advancements in chiropractic care. He often shares his expertise by giving public lectures about chiropract