Treatments for Headaches & Migraines in Calgary
Relief When You Need It Most
You have been living with migraines for so long now that you can easily recognize when one is about to strike. There goes the rest of your day, right? Well, it does not have to be that way, because the amazing team at Northside Wellness Centre is bound and determined to help you find relief from your chronic headaches. Headaches can be triggered by a number of factors and the underlying causes are not often easy to find. They can be extremely difficult to treat on a long-term basis without the assistance of a physician, so rather than relying on aspirin and other oral medications to help alleviate the pain, find a long-term solution for your symptoms by visiting our Calgary office. Our seasoned medical professionals will sit down with you and discuss your headache or migraine troubles, and we will not rest until we find an effective headache treatment plan that gets to the bottom of your recurring pain!
Common Causes for Headaches
A headache can be brought on by almost anything, so finding the initial cause can be a challenge. There are so many different causes that headaches are generally classified into two categories: Primary and Secondary. According to the Mayo Clinic, a primary headache is caused by overactivity of or problems with pain-sensitive structures in your head while a secondary headache is a symptom of a disease that activates pain-sensitive nerves.
Common causes of primary headaches could include:
• Alcohol consumption
• Certain foods
• Changes in or lack of sleep
• Skipping a meal
• Poor posture
Common causes of secondary headaches could include:
• Acute sinusitis
• High blood pressure
• Ear infection
Treating Headaches of All Shapes and Sizes
At Northside Wellness Centre, we understand that no two headaches are alike. While some headaches may only last a few hours, some can stretch on for days if left untreated, leaving you in a world of hurt and unable to go about the business of your everyday life. So, the first step for treating your headache is determining which type you are most often suffering from and diagnosing the root cause. Our passionate team will take the time to fully understand your situation before developing a custom headache or migraine treatment plan. Our comprehensive services are perfect for all types of headaches, including:
• Sinus headaches
• Cluster headaches
• Tension headaches
• Migraine headaches
• Rebound headaches
A Treatment Plan Custom-Tailored for Your Specific Needs
While some physicians believe that there is a single type of headache and migraine treatment, our professional medical team knows that this is entirely untrue. Headaches can be triggered by underlying neurological conditions, sinuses, or a variety of other factors. To make sure that we are providing the ideal headache treatment for your specific condition, our team will evaluate your specific symptoms and create a treatment plan aimed at combating your discomfort. Possible treatment solutions may Include specific adjustments, arthrostim, SSEP treatment, electrolaser acupuncture, or nutrition and detoxing. After a thorough exam we will know what will work for you.
For more information about our migraine treatment options, give us a call at (403) 291-0603 today!