Written by Denise Smaglinski, DC, Life Expressions Chiropractic
When the word “Migraine” is mentioned, you have either experienced one or know someone who has. Statistics show that the Migraine is the 3rd most prevalent illness in the world and 8th most disabling. Migraine is an extraordinarily prevalent neurological disease, affecting 38 million men, women and children in the United States. Currently, 18% of American women, 6% of men, and 10% of children suffer from the Migraine. Migraine is usually pulsating on one side of the face that continues to reoccur. Attacks are often accompanied by one or more of the following: visual disturbances, nausea, vomiting, dizziness, extreme sensitivity to sound, light, touch and smell, and tingling or numbness in the extremities or face which can last anywhere between 4-72i hours. Current suggestive migraine treatments according to the American Migraine Foundation areii:
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