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

West Des Moines chiropractic care at Executive Chiropractic of Iowa may reduce headache days each month. 


Headaches are not unusual! Many West Des Moines headache sufferers get headache relief with West Des Moines chiropractic care. One out of every 5 new chiropractic patients come to a chiropractor’s office like Executive Chiropractic of Iowa with a complaint of headache. Headache patients comprise a sizeable portion of the chiropractic practice, and that’s true for Executive Chiropractic of Iowa. Chiropractors often identify and participate in interdisciplinary care of headache patients with other healthcare providers. (1) Spinal manipulation therapy (SMT) for cervicogenic headache is reported to be quite effective. For the most benefit, a new study discovered that 18 SMT visits compared with 1, 6, and 12 visits, is most effective, decreasing cervicogenic headache days by 50%. Compared with slight massage, SMT also brought about three 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 West Des Moines chiropractic care with the Cox® Technic System.

Executive Chiropractic of Iowa shares a new report that higher Vitamin D levels may reduce migraine headache incidence. 

TIP OF THE MONTH: Vitamin D for Reduced Migraines

It’s been said 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 new study writes that higher levels of serum Vitamin D (50 to less than 100 ng/mL) decreases the odds of having a migraine headache by 80% to 83% versus levels below 20 ng/mL. (4) West Des Moines migraine sufferers may try to enhance their Vitamin D status in addition to their West Des Moines chiropractic care plan.

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