Headaches are one of the most common complaints we hear from our clients. In fact, according to The World Health Organization (WHO), almost half of all adults worldwide will experience a headache in any given year.
Learn more about why you may be having headaches.
Anxiety and depression are known to be linked to tension headaches and migraines. People who struggle with anxiety and depression are more prone to having chronic headaches.
Having too high or too low blood sugar can contribute to your daily headaches. The glucose levels in your body causes your blood vessels to dilate or constrict in your head causing or relieving headaches.
What you eat can directly correlate to how you feel. Foods such as dairy, alcohol, caffeine, and processed items have been shown to increase headaches and migraines.
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If you have had a back or neck injury you are more likely to have chronic headaches. Even those who struggle with scoliosis or other structural misplacements are more likely to struggle with chronic migraines.
Headaches have been linked to an imbalance between these two hormones: estrogen, and progesterone. Estrogen causes your body to retain fluid, which increases the likelihood of headaches. Progesterone, on the other hand, not only reduces fluid around the brain, but it helps to stabilize your blood pressure and sugar levels.