They are one of the most commonly experienced pain conditions in the world, and their causes are as varied as the people who experience them – from genetics and specific medical conditions, to illness, food allergies, hormones, stress and more.
According to the World Health Organization, nearly half of the adult population – 47% – has had at least one headache in the past year alone. The WHO also reports that headaches are “underestimated, under-recognized, and under-treated throughout the world.”
Migraine headaches affect over 36 million Americans each year. Nearly 1 in 4 U.S. households includes someone who suffers from migraine headaches. In fact, more people, including children, suffer from migraines than from diabetes and asthma combined. This debilitating condition requires specific treatment that often cannot be found from medications. Not to mention that there are many negative side effects from continuous use of medications that cause many people to stop taking the drugs, but still suffering from disabling headaches. At Sovereign Rehabilitation, we offer comprehensive headache treatment for those in the Atlanta area.