Headache Tips

Headache Tips from a Wichita KS Chiropractor

Chiropractic care For Headaches in Wichita KS

Although headaches are very common, it is important to understand that they are not normal to have. Think of headaches like a check engine light. It’s a warning that something is wrong with our body. There are many things that can trigger headaches or our check engine light, so it’s important that we try to identify the cause and not just cover up the light by taking pain killers. Let’s look at ten ways we can avoid triggering headaches.

1. Drink Plenty of Water – A good rule of thumb is to drink half your body weight in ounces in a day (ex. 200 lbs/2=100oz)

2. Get Plenty of Sleep – This also means you follow a regular sleep schedule.

3. Avoid Common Allergens

  • Wheat
  • Soy
  • Corn
  • Peanuts
  • Shellfish
  • Dairy Products

4. Avoid Foods That Can Trigger Migraines

  • MSG
  • Smoked Cured Meats
  • Dairy Products
  • Nitrates
  • Food Additives

5. Minimize Chemicals in Food – Avoid processed foods and try eating whole grains and organic.

6. Exercise Regularly – You should get at least 30 minutes of physical activity each day.

7. Drink Alcohol in Moderation

8. Avoid Smoking and Second-hand Smoke

9. Find A Stress Reliever To Do Each Day – use meditation, reading, exercise, gardening, etc to reduce stress.

10. Chiropractic – Numerous research studies have shown that chiropractic is an effective method to treating headaches. Chiropractic adjustments can alleviate tension and irritation in the neck that can cause headaches.

If you would like to see if Optimal Wellness, a Wichita Chiropractor, can help you with your headaches please call (316) 425-1911 for a free consultation.

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Optimal Wellness
3017 North Cypress Drive Suite B
Wichita, KS 67226
(316) 425-1911