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How SPG Blocks Treat Anxiety

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SPG Blocks—also known as Sphenopalatine Ganglion blocks—have many uses when it comes to treating patients for a variety of disorders. While the procedure is most commonly used for pain management, it is also becoming a popular treatment for those suffering from anxiety and PTSD. What is a Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block? Before discussing the SPG Blocks and how they work, it’s …

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SPG Blocks for Chronic Head Pain and TMJ

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Dealing with headaches can easily be one of the worst experiences you may have to go through. For some people, the frequency of headaches is enough to disrupt their lives on a daily basis. People who consistently suffer from chronic head pain are concerned with how to get rid of these migraine headaches. Thankfully, there is a revolutionary discovery, which …

Cluster Headache Relief With Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block

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Reprinted from Dr Shapira’s IHateHeadaches.org site. http://chicago-headaches.blogspot.com/2012/06/ A recent article reported on the treatment of cluster headaches with Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks. While neuromuscular diagnostic orthotics may relieve or eliminate cluster headaches they may still require treatment on occasion. I frequently teach my patients how to self administer the blocks intranasally with cotton tip applicators. The PubMed abstract is at the …

Surgical Options For Treatment of Cluster Headaches: The Trigeminal Nerve Connection: SPG Blocks Should Be Tried First!

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Patrick : What are the surgical options for treating my severe cluster headaches? Reprint from http://chicago-headaches.blogspot.com/2013/09/ Dr Shapira response: Dear Patrick, am not a big advocate of surgery for cluster headaches. Treatment of the Trigeminal Nerve ” microvascular decompression of the trigeminal nerve with section of the nervus intermedius compares very favorably to other destructive techniques without the accompanying neurologic …

HEADACHES, MIGRAINES, FIBROMYALGIA, SLEEP APNEA, SWALLOWING PROBLEMS AND TMJ DISORDERS ARE ALL CLOSELY RELATED IN BOTH CAUSES AND TREATMENTS

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PLEASE READ THIS ENTIRE BLOG ENTRY TO UNDERSTAND THE RELATIONSHIPS OF THESE DISORDERS. ALMOST ALL TREATMENT OF HEADACHES MUST CONSIDER THE MASTICATORY SYSTEM. A new study “Effect of CPAP treatment on residual depressive symptoms in patients with major depression and coexisting sleep apnea: Contribution of daytime sleepiness to residual depressive symptoms.” (see abstract below) suggests that treatment of sleep apnea …

Low Brain pH may lead to Panic Attacks, Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disease

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SPG Blocks are often extremely successful for treating Panic Attacks as well as Headaches, Orofacial Pain,Trigeminal Neuralgia and Migraines. Neuromuscular Dentistry has been shown to increase blood flow to the brain. Can Brain pH be addressed with Hyperbaric Oxygen to treat Panic Attacks, Bipolar and Schizophrenic disease? I work with Dr Steven Best at the Neuroscience center in who utilizes …

Pain Is Destroying My Life! Pain Solutions Restore Your Quality Of Life.

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Living day to day with severe or chronic pain can be agonizing to your spirit, your family and your life. There is hope for patients with chronic head, neck, face and back pain. Millions are disabled with chronic pain. It i estimated that 100 million Americans have chronic pain and as many as 11 million are disabled by chronic headaches …

Vasomotor Rhinitis Treatment with SPG Block

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Vasomotor Rhinitis and Sphenopalatine Ganglion Block Watery rhinorrhea that is easily triggered can be incredibly annoying as the nose apparently runs freely for no reason. Additionally, the symptom of watery rhinorrhea can triggered by hot/spicy food, cold air, and especially by cycling even in not so cold air. Bikers can find this symptom extremely annoying as can long distance runners, …

Precision Personalized Medical Treatment for TMJ, TMD, MPD, Headaches and Migraines

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Precision Personalized Medical Treatment for Headaches and Migraines Physiologic Medicine Pinnacle of Personalized Medicine. Measurement is essential for precision treatment! “If it is measured it is a fact otherwise it is an opinion” Barney Jankelson founder of precision physiologic dentistry. In general treatment for headaches and migraines is far from personalized or precision but rather consists of trial and error …

THE MIGRAINE RELIEF STUDY: Chronic Migraine, Chronic Daily Headache and Hemicrania Continua

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THE MIGRAINE RELIEF STUDY: Chronic Migraine, Chronic Daily Headache and Hemicrania Continua: New Study on stopping the cycle of pain is seeking subjects with chronic daily headache, hemicrania continua and migraine pain resistant to other treatments. A New Medical Study, “The Migraine Relief Study” is designed to Evaluate objective and subjective response of patients with severe continual headache that has …