Recommendations
for Finding the Solution for your
Headache, Neck Pain, and TMJ Dysfunction

There’s lots of great information below that helps people and their doctors
track down the problems and find the cause,
but if you want to cut to the chase
and do a little work to find YOUR cause RIGHT now
and what solutions will work best for you,
fill out and print out this questionnaire (the Metabolic Assessment Form),
                     and then watch the video to the right. >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>
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Trigger or Cause, Simple Answers, Professional Diagnosis
Posture, Awareness, Observation
Misalignment”,” (Spinal”, teeth)
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References:
Medication Rebound –http://www.webmd.com/migraines-headaches/guide/rebound-headaches
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8666530
Neck pain can be related to head and face pain –  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19945351
Whiplash can be related to pain throughout the entire body. – http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/15722811
Migraine show increased risk of stroke. – http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17690308
Long-term drug use only AFTER excluding other triggers – http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/12657413
Headache mgmt. should incl. exercise, rest, nutrition, and avoid triggers – – http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/11089519
Unnecessary medication – http://www.bmj.com/content/330/7482/63
Caffeine in medications can cause headaches: http://www.webmd.com/migraines-headaches/guide/rebound-headaches
Avoiding food allergies/sensitivities has helped as many as 85% of individuals studied: http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/entrez?db=pubmed&cmd=search&term=87628
Toxicity: Probable migraine with visual aura and risk of ischemic stroke – http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/17690308
Minerals:  Expert Rev Neurother. 2009 Mar;9(3):369-79. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=19271946
Vitamins: Headache. 2004 Oct;44(9):885-90.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=15447697
**AND Vit d deficiency — Headache. 2009 Sep;49(8):1214-22. Epub 2009 Jul 8. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19619241
Supplementation with omega-3 polyunsaturated fatty acids in the management of recurrent migraines in adolescents.  EFAs: J Adolesc Health. 2002 Aug;31(2):154-61.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.
nih.gov/pubmed?term=12127385 – (Fish or Olive oil)
Blood sugar affects headache – Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2010 Aug;14(4):284-91.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=20490742
Minerals(Magnesium):  Expert Rev Neurother. 2009 Mar;9(3):369-79. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=19271946
Vitamins & Herbs: Headache. 2004 Oct;44(9):885-90.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=15447697
**AND Vit d deficiency — Headache. 2009 Sep;49(8):1214-22. Epub 2009 Jul 8.  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/19619241
EFAs: J Adolesc Health. 2002 Aug;31(2):154-61. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=12127385 – (Fish or Olive oil)
Blood sugar affects headache – Curr Pain Headache Rep. 2010 Aug;14(4):284-91.
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=20490742
Neck Pain and Neck Weakness: Exercise: Arch Phys Med Rehabil. 2010 Dec;91(12):1878-83. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=21112429
AND  — Man Ther. 2004 Aug;9(3):125-33. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=15245706
Posture/Ergo: J Headache Pain. 2010 Oct;11(5):409-15. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed?term=20563879
Stress: Pain. 1992 Jun;49(3):321-4. PMID: 1408297 (% taken from this citation) – http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/1408297
Effectiveness of high dose riboflavin in migraine prophylaxis. Neurology 1998;50:466-470. – http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/9484373
NEW!! The Effects of Magnesium, L-: Carnitine, and Concurrent Magnesium-L-: Carnitine Supplementation in Migraine Prophylaxis. Biol Trace Elem Res. 2012 Aug 17. [Epub ahead of print]
http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/22895810
J Manipulative Physiol Ther. 1995 Mar-Apr;18(3):148-54  http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/7790794
Diet restriction in migraine, based on IgG against foods: a clinical double-blind, randomised, cross-over trial.  Cephalalgia. 2010 Jul;30(7):829-37. Epub 2010 Mar 10..
http://www.ncbi.nlm.
nih.gov/pubmed/20647174