Oral Bacteria and Migraines — Is There a Link?

Approximately 38 million people in the United States suffer from migraines. But despite how common they are, they continue to baffle doctors when it comes to their cause. Identifying the cause of migraines is a frustrating gap in medical knowledge, and that makes migraines extremely difficult to treat.

Some evidence leads doctors to […]

October 27th, 2016|Headaches, TMJ|

25% of Patients Abuse Opioids Prescribed for Chronic Pain

Treating chronic pain can be a challenge. In many cases, the best treatment we have available are opioid pain relievers. Unfortunately, these pain relievers can result in serious problems. New research suggests that about 25% of patients who have been prescribed opioid pain relievers will abuse them.

As a result, the rates of opioid painkiller […]

Salt Could Be Causing Your Headaches

Can your diet be the cause of your headaches? People with migraines blame their headaches on many different food triggers, but research now suggests that even for non-migraine sufferers, diet may be a major contributor to headaches. They suggest headaches may be caused by salt, which is common and harder to avoid.

Exploring […]

May 6th, 2015|Headaches, TMJ|