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 …

Chicago Ankylosing Spondylitis and Migraine Relief. Three Videos Over 6 Months of Treatment. Dystonia and TMJ Treatment.

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These are a series of three videos of the same patient over six months of treatment. In the first video he describes how he came in limping and upset and his first visit. Daniel describes response to evaluation and start of treatment after 90 minute consultation. This is a complex case and a Sphenopaltatine Ganglion Block with Nasal applicators wad …

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 …

Chronic Daily Headache: Free Treatment as part of study in Highland Park

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I am doing a study involving a single visit to address Chronic Daily Headcahe. “Rebooting the Brain” with bilateral Spenopalatine Ganglion Blocks via Suprazygomatic Spenopalatine Ganglion Blocks.http://www.24-7pressrelease.com/press-release/the-migraine-relief-study-chronic-migraine-migraine-continua-chronic-daily-headache-and-hemicrania-continua-evaluating-instant-relief-potential-of-sphenopalatine-ganglion-spg-blocks-425596.php View videos of patients Dr Shapira treats. These are not study patients. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCk9Bfz6pklC7_UluWFHzLrg/videos

Fibromyalgia Relief: Almost Instant Relief with SPG Block

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Sphenopalatine Ganglion Blocks can give incredible relief to patients suffering from Fibromyalgia. This patient describes how 9 years of continuous pain was resolved almost immediately after nasal application of lidocaine to the sphenopalatine ganglion via nasal catheters. I routinely teach patients to self administer SPG Blocks giving them control over their pain. Patients find it extremely convenient not to have …

Headaches at back of head feel like blood vessels are swelling up.

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This is a patient who contacted Dr Shapira from the I Hate Headaches.org website.   Lisa:  Tell us about your headaches…:    So I had an mri done & found out that my jaw was partially dislocated. I have braced to correct it. My headaches start in the back of my head & it feels like the blood vessels are swelling …

ICE Pick Headaches: Primary Stabbing Headaches Chicago

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These headaches like migraines and Autonomic Trigeminal Cephalgias are caused by the Trigeminal Nerve but are not cosidered migraine attacks. The common pattern is for their appearance in patients who have a history of migraine. Many cases are infrequent and require no special treatment. Patients who experience frequent and Severe attacks may be prescribed Indomethacin as a preventive. Unfortunately, Indomethacin …

Headache Treatment Residency “do not include…. adequate educational experiences in headache”

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A new article reveals that many program directors of Adult Neurology programs believe “many program directors and chief residents report that their programs do not include what they believe to be adequate educational experiences in headache.”   Overall The programs do feel that training is adequate:   “Although the overwhelming majority of neurology residency programs reported that residents were adequately …

Migraine and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome Are More Prevalent in People with Myofascial Temporomandibular Disorders.

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A new article (PubMed Abstract below) in the Journal of Oral Facial Pain and Headache reports that chronic fatigue and Migraine are more common in patients with myofascial TMD problems. This is good news for patients because Physiologic Dentistry is extremely effective at treating Myofascial pain associated with jaw function . This should give hope to patients suffering from chronic …

Migraines, Headaches or TMJ problems After Corneal Injury

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The cornea is innervated by the trigeminal nerve. I just saw a patient whose headaches, and tinnitus started after a cornea burn. TMJ symptoms also were exacerbated. I looked for previous cases but did not come across any. Pubmed had an abstract that showed that experimental burns to cornea of mice created brain inflamation at the trigeminal ganglia. http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/25146993 The …