Do you suffer from Migraine Headaches?
In the US, more than 37 million people suffer from migraines or headaches, with 2-3 million people’s condition being considered chronic. This means that approximately 13 percent of the adult population in the US have migraines, and this number is continuing to rise.
At Atlantic Coast Physical Medicine we have had the opportunity to help thousands of patients with this condition because of our multidisciplinary approach. We utilize advanced, non-invasive techniques to help our patients get relief from this debilitating problem.
Aren’t headaches normal?
According to the AMA, one headache every six months is considered normal. Unfortunately, for most migraine sufferers, they experience an average of 3 to 4 per week, leading to an average of over 200 headaches every year.
Migraine headaches account for 157 million lost work hours every year in the U.S., but it’s the elephant in the room, and it’s frequently ignored.
Very few people avoid ever getting a headache, and they appear in many different ways. They may affect the whole head or just a part. You may feel anything from a dull ache to a sharp stabbing pain. One of the common misconceptions about headaches is that they are a normal part of life. Headaches and migraines shouldn’t be a normal part of your life and our team is able to address this from a comprehensive approach to eliminate your suffering.
Symptoms of Headaches and Migraines
- Sensitivity to light
- Blurred vision
- Nausea or vomiting
- Pain on one side of your head
- Pulsating or throbbing pain