Headache disorders are among the most common nervous system disorders, and they aren’t going away anytime soon. There is nothing worse than an excruciating migraine where the only relief seems to be hiding under a blanket for hours until the throbbing subsides. According to The National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke (NINDS), as many as 70% of Americans suffer from disabling, chronic headaches severe enough to seek medical attention.
Over-the-counter or prescription painkillers are often the first treatment step for headaches and migraines, but while they are effective at relieving immediate pain, these harsh pharmaceuticals come with a myriad of harmful side-effects. Luckily, there is another way!