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Seeking Out (and Finding) Hope For Fibromyalgia Sufferers

Fibromyalgia is a syndrome commonly known for widespread pain, severe fatigue, a decline in cognitive abilities (often referred to as fibro-fog), and sleep issues.  Even though advances are being made towards a better understanding, fibromyalgia remains somewhat of a mystery to many.  This presents challenges for fibromyalgia sufferers who are seeking out both information and [...]

Is Vertigo the Same as Dizziness? Can Anything Be Done to Help It?

One of the most common reasons for people to see their primary care doctor is for dizziness, disequilibrium, or vertigo. These are symptoms resulting from one of the following: A peripheral vestibular disorder: A malfunction of the balance organs of the inner ear. A central vestibular disorder: A malfunction of one or more parts of [...]

Migraines: How the Upright MRI Gives Insight into Their Origin

Let’s begin by talking about what migraines are. Most people who don’t experience them may believe they are just severe headaches. This is not exactly accurate. Migraines are a neurological disorder, meaning they come from a problem with the brain, the spine, and the nerves that connect them. This includes the nervous system because it [...]

Self-Care Habits for TMJ Pain

Some estimates say that TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders impact over 10 million people across the United States.  TMJ disorders, or TMJD, can cause severe pain and a lot of problems for those affected.  The jaw is an extremely complex joint and for most people, symptoms can arise without any obvious cause or reason. What is [...]

9 Crippling Symptoms of Fibromyalgia

If you or a loved one is already dealing with fibromyalgia, then you know that this mysterious syndrome that affects millions of people around the world involves more than just pain. If you do suffer from widespread pain, but do not yet have a diagnosis, you may be wondering how you can know for sure [...]

Do You Feel Like a Slave to Meniere’s Disease? There’s a Way Out!

Meniere’s disease is brought on by a problem of the inner ear that affects the body’s system of balance. Until recently, no one really understood why it happened or how to help it. What is Meniere’s disease? It is known for the following symptoms: A sensation of spinning called vertigo A ringing in the ears [...]

A Hidden Cause of TMJ Disorders

Up to 12% of the population suffers with some type of temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJD.  Dysfunction with the TMJ can cause different symptoms in different people, making it a difficult condition to address.  TMJD sufferers may experience facial pain, difficulty opening the jaw, grinding of the teeth, sensitive teeth, clicking or popping of the [...]

A Hidden Cause of TMJ Disorders

Up to 12% of the population suffers with some type of temporomandibular joint disorder, or TMJD.  Dysfunction with the TMJ can cause different symptoms in different people, making it a difficult condition to address.  TMJD sufferers may experience facial pain, difficulty opening the jaw, grinding of the teeth, sensitive teeth, clicking or popping of the [...]

TMD Does Not Discriminate but Help Is Available

TMD – which stands for temporomandibular joint dysfunction and affects the jaw – seems to be becoming more and more common. Some theories seem to indicate that stress may be playing a huge role in the upsurge of this condition. This makes sense as stress negatively affects the muscles of the neck, leading them to [...]

True Alignment Chiropractic Tackles Migraines Naturally

Migraines are a mystery among those who are medical professionals. They are difficult to cope with and may be misunderstood by friends and family of the one suffering. It can be hard to explain the intense pain, nausea, and sensitivity to light and sound that often accompany migraines. They are much more than a really [...]