Migraines Are Costly to Health, Happiness and Wallets

Headache, MigraineMigraines have a devastating effect on those who suffer from its affects. Worldwide there are as many as 46% of the population with an active headache issue and an estimated 10% of the American population with the condition.1,2 Migraines are more prevalent among women than they are men.

It is well known the discomfort that migraines cause to the body but the pain is also being felt in wallets and checkbooks. Migraines account for 113 lost days of work, costing employers an estimated 13 million dollars in revenue and 50 million dollars in healthcare costs annually.2 Migraines are a costly condition to have with the cost of co-pays for various medical visits, advanced studies, and prescription medications often not covered by insurance. Not only are these relief care costly many migraine relief are limited in effectiveness, it is becoming common for patients to seek other options.

To learn more about the connection between head and neck injuries and migraines and other headaches download our complimentary e-book Natural and Drug-Free Ways to End Your Migraines below.


Migraine expert Dr Geoff Besso has been helping his patients achieve natural relief from migraines in Stow, Ohio. Dr Besso is an Upper Cervical Chiropractor that specializes in balancing the nervous system by focusing on the Atlas bone (C1 vertebra). This bone plays an important role in the how the body functions as it house the brain stem where the brain turns into the spinal cord forming the central nervous system.

When the Atlas is misaligned from its normal position often headaches are a late stage symptom. In a scientific review of 100 patients with migraines that had Atlas misalignments, all patients improved with as little as 1-2 Upper Cervical Chiropractic Adjustments.3 Upper Cervical Chiropractic can offer relief in quick manner and save money in the long run.


  1. Stovner LJ, Hagen K, Jensen R, Katsarva Z, Lipton R, Scher A, Steiner T, Zwart JA. The global burden of headache: a documentation of headache prevalence and disability worldwide. Cephalgia 2007;27(3):193-210
  2. Reuters CT. How to prevent the financial pain of migraines. https://www.stltoday.com/business/local/how-to-prevent-the-financial-pain-of-migraines/article_e8f5a34a-61f3-582a-9320-65a89e3c957c.html (accessed 30 June 2015).
  3. Elster EL. Upper cervical chiropractic care for a patient with chronic migraine headaches with an appendix summarizing an additional 100 headache cases. J Vert Sublux Res 2003;AUG(3):1-10


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Besso Clinic of Chiropractic
4015 Darrow Rd. Suite A
Stow, Ohio 44224
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