Migraine: The Vitamin D Connection

Migraine: The Vitamin D Connection

Migraines are more than just headaches. They are often accompanied by other symptoms such as nausea, sensitivity to light and sound, and visual disturbances. They are a common problem for patients at our Brighton chiropractic clinic. While there are various triggers for migraines, ranging from stress to certain foods, research suggests that a deficiency in…

Do Weather Changes Make Pain Worse?

Do Weather Changes Make Pain Worse?

Does it feel like your back pain gets worse when the weather is cold, stormy or changeable? If the answer is yes, you’re not alone.  Every person is different, so it’s difficult to be sure why erratic weather seems to make back pain, arthritis and headaches feel more severe. It has been observed that a…

Migraines: Don't Suffer In Silence

Migraines: Don’t Suffer In Silence

Migraines are a common problem and you shouldn’t have to put up with them.  The NHS estimates that around 6 million people regularly suffer from debilitating headaches every year. As it’s Migraine Awareness Week 2023, we’re going to explore why they happen and give you some easy, actionable tips to start your road to recovery. …

The Best Way To Relieve A Headache (That No One’s Talking About)

The Best Way To Relieve A Headache (That No One’s Talking About)

We often blame headaches on things like prolonged noise, too much screen time and changes in air pressure. While these factors definitely play a part, persistent headaches are very often caused by something simple – overworked neck muscles.  Your neck has to put up with a lot. Not only does it support your skull but…

How To Improve Your Posture

How To Improve Your Posture

Were you always told to ‘sit up straight’ or ‘stop slouching’ when you were growing up? Unfortunately, it’s just too easy as adults to fall into bad habits and forget the importance of good posture. Standing or sitting with poor posture for prolonged periods of time places additional stress on your lower back – a…

How to help your kids get the right posture

How to help your kids get the right posture

As students worldwide return to school, it’s likely many will be e-learning in some capacity for hours each day on their digital devices. While our devices can be fantastic tools for entertainment and education, the postural effects are something all parents should be aware of. For many students, e-learning may increase neck, mid-back, and low…

Headache Medication Can Cause Headaches

Headache Medication Can Cause Headaches

One of the primary side effects of many prevalent headache medications is, well…more headaches! That’s right. Rebound headaches are often caused by the same medicine you use to find relief. Even taking painkillers for more than just a few days may trigger overuse, or rebound, headaches. If you find yourself reaching for over-the-counter pain medication…

What Type of Headache Do You Have?

What Type of Headache Do You Have?

Almost everyone gets a headache from time to time. Being aware of the type of headache you have and its triggers is the first step towards finding relief. For some, occasional headaches can turn into a daily occurrence that disturbs work, sport and life in general. In many cases, headaches aren’t associated with a disease…

How to fix a poor workstation at home

How to fix a poor workstation at home

You must tailor your workstation to you rather than force yourself into awkward postures on the sofa or kitchen table or you will develop pain in the neck, shoulders and back. Stress can also cause tight muscles in the shoulder and neck so, where possible, create a separate work area where you can concentrate and…

Headaches - the hidden cause

Headaches – the hidden cause

Anyone who has suffered from regular headaches knows how unpleasant and disrupting they can be. Many headache sufferers find it difficult to concentrate, to work or even carry out simple activities without feeling grumpy. Jamie’s story Jamie came to me here at Sundial because of six years of headaches that were affecting his work and his…