Headaches are annoying. They’re bad enough when you get one occasionally, but they become miserable if they turn into a chronic issue. You have a few different options to treat your chronic headache problem. The healthiest, and longest lasting solution is to receive regular chiropractic adjustments. If you take medication for your chronic headaches, you’ll continue having the headaches and continue having to take medication daily to get rid of the headaches. In addition, taking medication for your headaches simply masks the symptoms, instead of getting rid of the problem that is causing the chronic headaches.

 

Your daily activities

 

95% of headaches are simply a result of the way we live our lives, rather than being a symptom of a different problem. These headaches may frequent your life due to your everyday activities. Driving for long periods of time, or sitting in front of a computer or at a desk, can cause these annoying headaches. This is because being sedentary for so long causes joint irritation and muscle tension in your neck.

 

Tension headaches

 

Nine out of ten Americans suffer from headaches. Spinal manipulation is the most effective treatment options for relieving tension that is causing headaches, as well as any other headache that is starting in the neck.

 

The reason that tension causes a headache is because when your neck is out of place, your muscles and body are working extra hard to make up for the misalignment. This creates a lot of tension, from all of the strain. Getting a chiropractic adjustment pushes everything in your neck back into the place it’s supposed to be, eradicating the headache problem. The best way to get rid of the chronic headaches is to continue chiropractic care even when your headache symptom is not present, to prevent yourself from getting chronic headaches again.