The Financial and Family Burden of Migraines in America

effects of migrainesWhen someone thinks about the term migraines, probably the number one idea that comes to mind is the debilitating headache that is often just one symptom of this neurological condition. However, migraines cause more than just physical pain. There are other effects of migraines in the county. Family and financial problems are common for those who suffer from migraines. Here are some examples.


The High Cost of Migraines

Pain and discomfort aren't the only effects of migraines. According to the Migraine Research Foundation, migraines result in $36 billion in medical expenses and lost work annually in the United States alone. The cost is not all absorbed by the migraine sufferers. American businesses lose $13 billion each year as employees take off 113 million days to deal with the effects of migraines. So where does all the money go? Brain scans alone account for about $1 billion in medical expenses. Other tests and medications are likewise expensive and produce limited results.

Not only businesses but families are affected by migraines. When even just one member of a household suffers from this condition, household medical expenses average being 70% higher. Add to this the fact that those who experience migraines are also at higher risk for various psychological and physiological conditions and an entire household can suffer greatly.

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Upper Cervical Care Provides Help

If you are experiencing migraines, especially if you have any history of head or neck trauma, upper cervical chiropractic may be the natural solution you’ve been searching for. Case studies support this.

For example, a 39-year-old female began experiencing migraines at age 10. After years of over-the-counter and prescription medications, she finally gave upper cervical chiropractic a try. After just 4 months of care, the patient’s migraine occurrence reduced from 2-3 attacks per week to about 1 per month.

At the Besso Clinic, we strive to help our patients receive the same kind of results through gentle and long-lasting adjustments. We aim to help patients ensure that they don't have to deal with the effects of migraines. 


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