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Migraine headaches can slowly STRIP AWAY YOUR LIFE.
Migraines are an ISOLATING neurological disorder pulling you from your friends and family. Those afflicted often avoid their children's games, work, parties and hobbies.
Here at HeadacheAway MD we recognize your suffering and our goal is to help alleviate your symptoms with our integrative approach so you can
GET BACK TO YOUR LIFE.
DID YOU KNOW?
HEADACHES ARE NOT NORMAL.
Over 3 Million Americans suffer with Migraine headache. This is why most assume "everyone gets headaches" but this is a misconception. If you have headaches they are likely Migraine headache.
Migraine is due to several factors including genetic mutations, spine and muscle disorders, nerve compression and environmental triggers. Certain migraines are inherited Neurological conditions due to a mutation in the CACN gene which makes your brain more sensitive to environmental triggers. The headache is a protective mechanism to tell you to step away from your trigger. Migraine headaches usually present as mild to intense throbbing and pressure like headaches that can vary in intensity and frequency. A migraine is not just a headache. Hallmark signs of migraine include mild to severe nausea, sensitivity to light and/or sound. There are many kinds of migraines that include dizziness, neck pain, confusion and/or weakness.
Migraine headaches are often heralded by a prodrome or aura and followed by a postdrome. These including visual changes, tingling or weakness in the extremities or face, repetitive yawning, frequent urination, irritability. After the headache ends you may experience a headache hangover with brain fog, nausea, fatigue and irritability.
Migraine makes the brain hypersensitive to all changes including hormonal changes, stress, bright or flashing lights, certain foods and drinks, caffeine, skipping meals, weather changes, exercise and underlying inflammatory disorders.
Our integrative approach includes a comprehensive brain and spine evaluation to uncover the cause and triggers of your Migraine.
Over 75% of Migraine patients have neck pain due to spinal and muscular misalignment compressing the nerves triggering head, neck and face pain.
We use a comprehensive approach utilizing western and eastern medicine to help patients with migraines and other headache disorders. This includes preventive and pain-relieving medications that can help manage and prevent migraine headaches. We believe in correcting the cause of Migraine to help block the Migraine process from starting the pain circuit.
Our hands on approach with Dr. H Walia, our board certified Neurologist and Fellowship trained Headache specialist provides insight to the latest cutting edge evidence based medication treatments. Certain headaches require more than oral medications and require Injections, such as botulinum toxin and nerve blocks. If your preference includes non-pharmaceuticals and a natural path Dr. H Walia is specialized in Neurological Acupuncture and herbal treatments for a holistic approach to healing.
Dr. A Walia, DC has years of specialized experience with Migraine patients. His specialty include the following techniques: diversified, Gonstead, SOT, Activator, Myofacial release therapy and craniosacral therapy for effective and safe realignment of the spine providing significant headache and pain relief. Dr. A Walia is the Director of the NeuroSpa providing alternative treatments including topical treatments, myofascial release, realignment of the spine, joints, chakras and medical grade massage therapy.
At HeadacheAway every patient is unique and provided a comprehensive tailor-made approach to their treatment.
Having more than 4 headaches per month is unacceptable given the plethora of treatments available in this era.
If you are suffering from Migraine headaches see how we can work as a team to get you back to living your best life.