Overview Chronic pain has reached epidemic proportions in Canada and US, with millions of people suffering from it on a daily basis. Chronic pain is a type of pain that lasts for an extended period of time. Although there is no specific time length for the pain to be officially considered chronic, most doctors consider [...]
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The importance of having a good posture in preventing back and neck pain cannot be overstated. When working on the computer, we often adopt poor posture by leaning the head forward to look more closely at the screen. Although this habit may seem harmless, this posture can cause serious consequences, such as neck pain and [...]
Introduction Sleep disorders are one of the most common and frustrating symptoms of migraines. If you suffer from migraines, you may have noticed that your migraine patterns are also closely linked to your sleep patterns. Not surprisingly, the severity of sleep disorders in migraine sufferers increases as [...]
What are migraines? Migraines are a primary headache disorder involving episodes of strong headaches, which are sometimes accompanied by visual or sensory symptoms (called “aura”) and nausea, vomiting, blurred vision and cognitive impairment. Millions of people suffer from migraines worldwide. Although migraines are often caused by genetic factors, about [...]
What are migraines? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), up to 15% of the world’s population suffers from recurrent migraines. Migraines are a complex headache disorder, and are characterized by recurrent moderate to severe headaches. The onset of migraines typically occurs around puberty, and recurrent migraine episodes typically occur throughout one’s lifetime. Migraine [...]