November 2018 Healthy News: Chiropractic for Headache & Vitamin D for Migraine

Ottawa chiropractic care at The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider may reduce headache days each month. 


Headaches are not unusual! Many Ottawa headache sufferers get headache relief with Ottawa chiropractic care. One out of every 5 new chiropractic patients visit to a chiropractor’s office like The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider with a complaint of headache. Headache patients account for a large part of the chiropractic practice, and that’s true for The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider. Chiropractors many times diagnose and co-manage headache patients with other healthcare providers. (1) Spinal manipulation therapy (SMT) for cervicogenic headache is written to be quite effective. For the most benefit, a new study discovered that 18 SMT visits in contrast to 1, 6, and 12 visits, is most effective, reducing cervicogenic headache days by 50%. Compared with slight massage, SMT also brought about 3 more cervicogenic headache-free days a month. (2)

Listen to this PODCAST with Dr. Mike Poulin on The Back Doctor’s Podcast with Dr. Michael Johnson about headache and its relieving Ottawa chiropractic care using the Cox® Technic System.

The practice of Dr. Tim Schneider shares a new study that higher Vitamin D levels may reduce migraine headache incidence. 

TIP OF THE MONTH: Vitamin D for Reduced Migraines

It’s been proposed that the inflammation and a reduced immune system may play a role in migraine headache. The role of nutrients – vitamin D, vitamin B12, alpha lipoic acid, CoQ10, magnesium, niacin, riboflavin, and riboflavin - in the supportive care of migraines is said to be therapeutic. (3) A recent study writes that better levels of serum Vitamin D (50 to less than 100 ng/mL) reduces the odds of having a migraine headache by 80% to 83% versus levels below 20 ng/mL. (4) Ottawa migraine sufferers may try to improve their Vitamin D status alongside their Ottawa chiropractic care plan.

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