Headaches are one of the most common health problems, affecting 9 in 10 Americans. Chiropractor Dr. David Nichols offers natural relief from headaches without drugs or invasive procedures at his private practice in Belmont, California. If you suffer from headaches, call the office of Dr. Nichols or book an appointment online today.
You’ve probably had a headache at some point in your life. This pain in your head can range from a dull ache to a sharp, stabbing sensation that leaves you unable to function. Sometimes, headaches occur with other symptoms, like nausea and vomiting.
Headaches may come on slowly or hit you suddenly and can last from less than an hour to more than a few days.
There are many types of headaches, including:
These conditions are called primary headaches because they occur on their own. A secondary headache is a symptom of another medical condition, like the flu.
Many things can cause headaches. Headache causes, or triggers, vary from person to person, but may include:
Tension in the neck is the most common cause of tension headaches, which are the most prevalent type of headache. Dr. Nichols specializes in restoring balance to your musculoskeletal and nervous systems to prevent tension headaches.
Headaches are the most common type of pain and a leading cause of doctor visits. Traditional medicine treats headaches with medications that merely mask the symptoms and may cause side effects.
Chiropractic care offers a better solution. If you miss work or school due to frequent or severe headaches, Dr. Nichols can help.
First, Dr. Nichols thoroughly evaluates your overall health, medical history, and lifestyle behaviors. He performs a comprehensive chiropractic exam to determine the root cause of your headaches.
Then, Dr. Nichols recommends an individualized treatment plan tailored to your needs. Treatment for headaches may include:
Dr. Nichols may also recommend relaxation techniques to help you reduce stress and sleep better.
You don’t have to suffer through headaches. Call the office of Dr. David Nichols or book an appointment online today for natural and effective headache relief.