Migraine attacks are not just headaches. It is a mixture of neurological symptoms that can make an individual incapacitated for days. The experience is intense before the actual headache, and even long after it has come to pass.
In the news, there is talk of a new injection developed to try and treat migraines. This new drug injection targets a protein in the body called CGRP. CGRP stands for calcitonin gene-related peptide. CGRP plays a role in how blood vessels in the brain expand, and even though scientists don’t completely understand how the protein links to migraines, they know that CGRP levels increase significantly during a migraine attack. This new drug injection focuses and aims to block CGRP activity to stop migraines.
The unfortunate part about this, and other treatments that involve long-term medication use, is that the underlying cause of the migraines remains unaddressed.
There is always hope and healing available for those who suffer from migraines. Consider spending time to talk with an upper cervical doctor and get migraine relief using a natural and safe way. It has shown long-term relief many times for various patients.
Upper cervical chiropractic corrects the root cause of migraines. Studies found out that for many people who experience migraines, the underlying reason for them is the misalignment of the atlas (C2) and axis (C2) vertebrae. Misalignment of these bones gives abnormal pressure to the brainstem, which hinders the normal blood flow and cerebrospinal fluid stream to and from the brain. As a result, it is a major contributing factor that forms migraines.
Once the misalignment in the upper cervical spine is found and corrected, the body returns to its normal state. This means a return to a good quality of life that is free from the crippling effects of migraines.