Migraine Treatment Gold Coast With Comprehensive Neurotherapy
What Everybody Should Know About Migraine Treatment Gold Coast
Before rushing into any treatment, it is crucial to collect some information first.
The questions we need answered are “What is the root cause of Migraine?” and “What is the best Migraine treatment Gold Coast?”
What Is Migraine?
Migraine is a Functional Brain Disorder with symptoms during and between attacks.
In Migraine, the balance between inhibitory (=restraining) and excitatory (=agitating) brain activity drifts towards instability, hence throwing some areas repeatedly into a spin.
Mayhem In The Brainstem
During Migraine attacks, seizure-like activity in the upper brainstem leads to a myriad of symptoms such as head pain, nausea, neck stiffness, dizziness, sensitivity to light etc.
Since the mid 1990s, researchers refer to the affected region as “the migraine generator”.
Chaos In The Cortex
Other attack symptoms occur due to a shift of ions (=charged particles) in the cortex, called cortical spreading depression (CSD):
Visual aura, word finding difficulties, mental confusion, but also numbness or half-sided paralysis in Hemiplegic Migraine.
Excessive Activity = Heat
In thermal images, the heat emissions of the uncontrolled activity in the cortex show up in bright colours during the attack.
This infrared photo was taken from a young man in status migrainosus: a migraine attack that kept going for several months.
Conductor Asleep = Chaotic Choir
Thermal Images also point to the cause of the chaos: The PFC—the boss in the brain—is severely under-active = cool = dark.
In Migraineurs, the Pre-Frontal Cortex (PFC) is usually a bit shaky and so not capable of keeping agitated areas under control.
Migraine Symptoms Between Attacks
When the conductor of the brain choir is weak, it is no surprise that most Migraineurs also have symptoms between attacks:
Sensory gating, concentration, aches and pains, worrying, digestive symptoms and emotional regulation can be problematic.
Migraine and … ?
When the symptoms between attacks are more serious, they often receive their own diagnostic label and called “comorbidity”.
The long list of conditions that are more frequent in Migraineurs proves: Migraine is not just a cycle of headache attacks.
Migraine Treatment: The Body
Of course, Big Pharma’s advertising focusses on medication for attack symptoms, painting Migraine as just a “Headache Disorder”, a mere symptom without cause (??). Absurd.
Since medication doesn’t stop the Migraine cycle, it’s merely a temporary crutch.
Migraine Treatment: The Mind
If evidence played any role in medicine, Psychotherapy (e.g. CBT) and Biofeedback-based training would have been the no 1 migraine treatment everywhere, not only in continental Europe. At least in pregnancy, some doctors are responsible enough to advise against relying on attack meds only.
Migraine THERAPY: The Brain
Unlike drugs, Neurotherapy targets the root cause of Migraine Disorder by training the brain to maintain stability and by correcting the glitches in the PFC. It therefore not only stops the Migraine cycle, but also helps with the comorbidities and all other brain-related symptoms. Pretty convincing, eh?
Advantages of Neurotherapy
• … works effortlessly for everybody
• … is amazingly powerful and effective
• … corrects the root cause of symptoms
• … is a very natural, drug-free solution
• … has no serious risks or side effects
• … is fully evidence-based (highest level)
[ And the sessions are even fun! ]
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