• What’s in a name?

    The term “migraine surgery” was coined as a simplified way for the public to understand that there is a surgical procedure to improve migraine headache symptoms.  In fact, the more appropriate name for this procedure is “nerve decompression surgery for the relief of headache and migraine symptoms.”  That’s a bit too wordy, but unfortunately, the […]

  • COVID-19 Headaches

    You don’t have to have COVID-19 to have a Coronavirus related headache. Headaches in the age of Covid may be related to the virus itself but are likely a result of stress and its effect on your occipital nerves. Headaches are a very nonspecific symptom and can occur from a great many sources. Viruses such […]

  • HEAT and your headaches

    Weather can be a trigger for migraines as well as several other headache syndromes.  I’m finding that this time of year in Southern California, and even in Colorado where my Denver office is located, can be the worst time of year for those yearning for headache relief.  Los Angeles recorded record-breaking temperatures of 121 degrees […]

  • Differentiating Between Tension Headaches and Migraines

    Headaches are a common occurrence among adults of all ages. The World Health Organization reports that an estimated 50 million adults worldwide are affected by some type of headache disorder, in which painful symptoms occur regularly. A wide variety of nervous system conditions are encompassed within the term “headache disorder.” The two most common types […]

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