Seizure and migraine management consists almost entirely of medication use. The list of anti-seizure medications has expanded over the years, but outcomes have not improved much. Patients still suffer from migraines and seizures and can have their entire lives shut down during an attack and even up to days afterwards. But is there a better way to manage migraine headaches and seizures?
Efficacy of coenzyme Q10 in migraine prophylaxis
Almost a 50% response with taking 300 mg CoQ10 per day. Not too shabby. This is yet another notch in the “mitochondrial dysfunction leads to neurodegenerative disorders” belt.
To understand this association, there are two things you need to understand.
Most patients are in my office because they’re locked up. Muscles, ligaments, tendons and joints just aren’t moving. Anything that stimulates movement is good.
This is why exercise and chiropractic can be so powerful for so many. Because we take areas on a patient in pain and help them move better. It really can be put into that simple of terms. Continue reading Healing Yoga is Bad for Chiropractors
Congenital heart defects and maternal biomarkers of oxidative stress
Wow. Practically by the week we are finding more and more studies linking interuterine environment and risk of chronic diseases later in the newborn’s life.
Headaches are bad enough, but when they occur in children it can be heartwrenching. The good news is headaches in teenagers and kids can be managed very well.
Many chronic headache sufferers end up at a headache specialist (usually a neurologist) for a constant, throbbing headache. But could the drugs used be to blame?
While just dealing with seizures is bad enough, the mind of every epileptic there looms the fear of sudden unexplained death in epilepsy, also known as SUDEP.
The exact cause of SUDEP has not been identified, although cardiac problems are very high on the list of likely suspects.
Might the horrendous “gasping for air” sound sleep apnea sufferers make cause headaches? If this description fits your night, maybe it’s time to visit a sleep lab.
Brain power. We want to preserve it as we age, but are there brain supplements that can protect our brain? One form of magnesium may be able to do just that.