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Try Cutting Salt to Reduce Headaches

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

By |November 30th, 2021|Headache|Comments Off on Try Cutting Salt to Reduce Headaches

Sleep Apnea Can Contribute to Headaches, Too

With the major link between TMJ and migraines via the trigeminal nerve, it’s understandable that normally when we talk about headaches, we emphasize Temporomandibular joint disorders (TMJ/TMD). However, sleep apnea is also a major contributor to your headache risk, and it can lead to all common types of [...]

By |November 3rd, 2021|Headache, Sleep Apnea|Comments Off on Sleep Apnea Can Contribute to Headaches, Too

Is Acupressure Effective against Headaches?

If you suffer from regular headaches, you know that you don’t want to rely too heavily on pain medication. From potential addiction to rebound headaches to kidney and liver damage, there are too many negative consequences of pain medication–including over-the-counter medications–to make them your go-to solution for headaches. The good news [...]

By |September 7th, 2021|Headache|Comments Off on Is Acupressure Effective against Headaches?

5 Ways Sleep Apnea Could Be Causing Your Headaches

If you are having frequent headaches, they can be disruptive. It can be hard to work, and even harder to play when you have bad headaches. It can feel very hard to track down the cause of your headaches, too, which makes them even more frustrating. Sleep apnea [...]

By |March 1st, 2021|Headache, Migraine, Sleep Apnea, TMJ|Comments Off on 5 Ways Sleep Apnea Could Be Causing Your Headaches

What Life With The Right Migraine Treatment Looks Like

If you live with daily migraines, your quality of life is likely a lot lower than you want it to be. You’ve probably tried every migraine treatment you can find and still experience frequent headaches and migraines. At TMJ Therapy & Sleep Center of Colorado, we offer a headache and migraine treatment [...]

By |February 3rd, 2021|Headache, Migraine|Comments Off on What Life With The Right Migraine Treatment Looks Like

Shoveling Snow Giving You a Literal Headache? We Can Help

This year has been a relatively heavy one for snow along the Front Range. It took a while to get started, but once the sky opened up, we’ve had fairly heavy snowfalls every couple weeks. And with the traditionally snowiest months of March and April still to come, it looks like your shoveling arms are [...]

By |January 31st, 2020|Headache|Comments Off on Shoveling Snow Giving You a Literal Headache? We Can Help

Will Gatorade Really Cure a Migraine?

It's a treasured home remedy for migraines: drink Gatorade when you feel a migraine coming on, and it'll go away. However, is it really true? Can Gatorade truly cure a migraine? Mechanisms for the Gatorade Cure It's quite possible that drinking Gatorade will help you get rid of many types of headaches, [...]

By |October 29th, 2019|Headache, Home Care|Comments Off on Will Gatorade Really Cure a Migraine?

Workplace Environment Influences How Much Headaches Impact Your Work

People with chronic headaches suffer disability at work. Because of their recurring pain and related emotional strain, they often have to take time off from work. But the amount of disability people experience isn’t consistent. It varies from individual to individual, and, as a new study shows, workplace to workplace. This new [...]

By |May 17th, 2018|Headache|Comments Off on Workplace Environment Influences How Much Headaches Impact Your Work

Trigger Point Injections for Headaches, Migraines & Muscle Pain

Headaches and migraines are complex conditions with many potential causes. In order to be able to treat them properly, we have to be prepared to offer many different treatments that can target these causes and provide relief. One treatment we offer for these and other painful conditions is trigger point injections. This [...]

By |September 28th, 2017|Headache, Migraine|Comments Off on Trigger Point Injections for Headaches, Migraines & Muscle Pain

Not All TMJ Symptoms Are In Your Jaw

For people suffering from temporomandibular joint disorder, commonly referred to as TMJ, there are a variety of unpleasant symptoms. Jaw pain is a common indicator of the disorder, as is the tendency to clench or grind teeth. Some people experience popping or clicking sounds when they open [...]

By |January 19th, 2017|Headache, Jaw Pain, Tinnitus, TMJ|Comments Off on Not All TMJ Symptoms Are In Your Jaw
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