Here are some basic facts about tension (stress) headaches. They usually affect women more often than men. Generally, you feel them coming on slowly, usually in the middle of the day. Today’s chiropractic care is often remarkably helpful for tension headache sufferers.
Tension headaches can be triggered by stress, fatigue or depression. As can certain activities in which you hold your head in the same position for a long time, such as working on a computer. Anxiety, PMS, anger and sleep issues are common triggers. Misalignments in the spine are even more common culprits.
Many who experience tension headaches rely on non-prescription medications. Ironically, overuse of these drugs can actually trigger tension headaches!
If you know someone who suffers from tension headaches, be sure to mention it on your next visit. Let’s figure out the best way to introduce them to today’s safe and natural chiropractic care.