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We help patients with new and existing headache conditions.
There are many reasons you might be experiencing headaches or migraines. Whether your condition is ongoing or you’re experiencing symptoms for the first time, we know how to diagnose and treat your condition. If you’re living with head or neck pain, you can trust our team to get to the bottom of the cause and figure out the best way to relieve your symptoms. Headaches and migraines aren’t just painful; they can disrupt your daily life and call for proper care.
Migraine headaches can feel like throbbing deep within the head and are often accompanied by light sensitivity, nausea, vomiting, and other debilitating symptoms that can last for days.
Headaches arise from problems within the pain-sensitive structures of the head, while secondary headaches can manifest as a symptom of an underlying illness or condition.
Cluster headaches are often felt as severe burning and piercing pain behind one eye or on one side of the face. They might also include swelling, redness, flushing, and sweating.
Sinus headaches are often felt in the front of the forehead, where the sinus cavity is. They can be due to allergies, dry air, pressure changes, or sinusitis and are often misdiagnosed.
Tension headaches are often caused by stress and can manifest in the neck and shoulders, at the base of the back of the head, or as a band across the forehead.
We use a series of simple, science-based tests to help us see what could be causing your headaches or migraines. After a series of questions about your recent experiences, we’ll help determine the cause and get you the treatment you need.
Once you’ve received your testing and diagnosis, we will work together to create a comprehensive care plan that helps mitigate your painful headache symptoms. If you’re experiencing migraines, we’ll help you identify possible indications that a migraine is coming and work with you to decide the best plan for your care.
We help manage migraines using Botox injections. Botox can effectively numb specific nerve endings and diminish muscle spasms. Botox is presently the sole FDA-approved remedy for migraines. By inducing muscle relaxation, Botox can alleviate migraine indications and potentially lower their occurrence rate.
If you’re prone to migraines, there could be one or several causes. Stress can be a cause for many migraine sufferers. Other causes include bright or flashing lights, strong odors (mainly chemical smells like perfume, gasoline, nail polish or paint thinner), and other sensory stimuli that can cause migraines.
One of the best ways to relieve a cluster headache is through increased oxygen intake. Considering most of us lack access to pure oxygen, deep breathing exercises are the next-best at-home treatment. There are also migraine medications that can help manage cluster headache symptoms.
Some headaches can indicate other issues, like an impending stroke or heart health issues. If your headache is sudden and severe, or if it is accompanied by symptoms such as vision changes, slurred speech, numbness, loss of balance, or confusion, seek help immediately. If your headache is the worst you’ve ever felt, or worsens over a period of 24 hours, you should also seek help from a doctor or emergency department.
Sinus headaches are sometimes due to seasonal or other allergies. Identifying your allergies is an essential first step and can be done with the help of your doctor or allergist. Then, minimizing exposure to these allergens and preparing for headaches before they begin can help you reduce your pain and other symptoms.
Some evidence suggests that exercise can decrease the severity and frequency of your headaches. Not only does exercise improve your mood, it helps manage stress and improve circulation throughout the head and body. It also promotes better sleep and healthier blood pressure ranges.
Tension headaches are often caused by unmanaged stress. Identifying the source of your stress through regular journaling can be an excellent first step. Once you understand the cause of your stress, there are many practices that can help manage it if done regularly. These include breathing exercises, meditation, yoga, journaling, reducing alcohol intake, and giving yourself time for rest and restoration.