Headaches and Migraines – Yate Clinic

Headaches and Migraines

Migraines are the third most common disease in the world, currently ranked 7th as the most disabling disease.  Anything from bright screens, loud music or lack of food and water can all be triggers for one of these uncomfortable aches. They are so common that most people just accept them as a part of their…

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How To Prevent & Treat Migraines

woman asleep in bed

If you’ve ever had one, you don’t need me to describe the horrors of migraines to you. If you haven’t, picture this: it starts with a dull ache behind and around your eyes, which progresses into the sensation of somebody pushing red-hot knives into your temples, sending waves of pulsating pain backwards around the sides…

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Are your headaches caused by neck tension?

Neck Tension

Headaches may not seem like a particularly serious health condition. But ongoing pain, even at a low level, can have serious impacts on our physical and metal wellbeing. And with more than 10 million people in the UK suffering with regular headaches, according to the NHS, the problem is a significant one. If you regularly…

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Driving without pain

Driving without pain

Increasingly more patients complain of back pain caused by car journeys. Many people experience neck or low back stiffness after driving. This can cause aches and pains that you may find hard to budge in the future. Across the UK, drivers spent 30 hours on average in delays each year. Modern life involves spending so…

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Did you know your head is as heavy as a bowling ball?

People picking up bowling balls

“Why is neck pain so common”, this is a question we get asked all the time. The simple anatomical answer is because holding your head up is like trying to balance a bowling ball on the end of a snooker cue. This presents challenges to the neck. Ian, one of our Yate Chiropractors recently did…

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How can YOU manage headaches?

Child with head pains

Headaches are one of the most common health complaints you will hear from people you know and we’ve all had one at some point! They can affect our daily life, making it hard to concentrate. However did you know that there any many different types and causes of headaches? Rarely, they can be serious, however…

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Are you getting headaches in the sun?

Child with head pains

It’s official – spring has sprung!  We’re a few weeks in to spring time and I’m sure a lot of us are glad to see it, the sun has shown its face, the flowers are beginning to bloom and we can put our winter coats back to the depths of the wardrobe. With all this…

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How is your posture?

guy at work with bad posture

We have all heard about the importance of having good posture. So many of us have heard time and time again that sitting tall, holding your head high and keeping good posture is very important. However, besides looking poised, healthy and professional, why is having ‘good posture’ so important? When you maintain your good posture,…

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Have you got Text-Neck?

guy on his phone in train station

Headaches? Dull aches? Could it be text neck? Imagine the scene. You’re opening an email on your phone, it’s not loading and the circle keeps spinning. Whilst attempting to refresh the page for the fifth time you feel a little ache in your neck and shoulders. This is a surprisingly common problem that can seriously…

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Live well with Chiropractic

woman about to rock climb

I want to live life to the full! A sentence which we hear all the time, even if we don’t openly shout it from the rooftops, deep down it is something that we all naturally aspire too. No doubt we all have slightly different opinions on what it means to us; some people may think…

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