Nearly one in four households have someone with a history of migraines. A few symptoms of a migraine are a headache that lasts longer than 4 hours to many days, typically resolving with sleep. There can be sensitivity to light, sounds, or smells. Nausea can occur in some migraine patients. Migraines are most common between the ages of 25 to 55. Possible causes for migraines include skipping meals, excessive afferent stimuli including flashing lights and strong odors, weather changes, sleep deprivation, and hormonal factors. Migraine episodes last from a few hours to 2-3 days. Most individuals experience their first migraine as a child or a teenager.
Most people developing a cluster headache are in their 20’s or older. With these headaches, the symptoms are one sided pain generally located around the eye, but may radiate to other areas of the face, head, neck, and shoulders. There can be eye tearing, decreased pupil size, and a drooping eye lid. Cluster headaches affect .1 to .3 percent of the population. Cluster headaches often occur at the same time each day.
Physical Medicine Center of the Rockies, PLLC dba Spine Correction Center of the Rockies has several treatment options for sufferers of headaches and migraines. Spinal rehabilitation, chiropractic, nutritional counseling, and food intolerance testing are all excellent options for headache and migraine treatment. In addition, the providers at Spine Correction Center of the Rockies are excited to offer a new, exciting, and safe treatment for sufferers of headaches and migraines, the TX360 headache treatment.
The TX360 headache treatment is painless and can provide long term relief from many types of headaches including facial pain. This procedure allows the practitioner to use a nasal spray delivered via the TX360 nasal applicator to reach nerves located near the nasal cavity which are responsible for many types of headaches. This specific group of nerves is called the Sphenopalatine ganglion. The Sphenopalatine ganglion also called the nasal ganglion is the largest group of nerves outside of the area of the brain cavity. It’s located behind the nose and sinus area and near the throat, and covered by a thin layer of connective tissue and mucous membrane. Many patients see an immediate decrease in intensity and frequency of their headaches once starting this treatment.