Cycle of Relief: Chiropractic Care for Menstrual Migraines

Menstrual migraines can cast a shadow over what should be a time of renewal and vitality for many women. As hormones ebb and flow, so too can the intensity of migraines. However, there’s hope beyond the monthly struggle. In this blog post, we’ll explore how chiropractic care offers a beacon of relief for menstrual migraines, providing a path to break free from the cycle of pain.

Understanding Menstrual Migraines

Menstrual migraines are a subtype of migraine headaches, occurring specifically in relation to a woman’s menstrual cycle. For many women, these migraines strike just before or during menstruation and are often more severe and resistant to treatment than migraines experienced at other times of the month. The fluctuation of estrogen levels during the menstrual cycle is believed to play a significant role in triggering these migraines.

The Impact of Menstrual Migraines

The impact of menstrual migraines extends beyond physical pain, affecting various aspects of a woman’s life. From missed workdays to disrupted social activities and strained relationships, the toll can be profound. Traditional treatments such as pain medication may offer temporary relief, but they often come with side effects and fail to address the root cause of the problem.

Enter Chiropractic Care

Chiropractic care offers a holistic approach to managing menstrual migraines by addressing the underlying imbalances in the body, particularly those related to spinal misalignments. Chiropractors believe that misalignments in the spine (subluxations) can disrupt the nervous system’s proper functioning, leading to various health issues, including migraines. Through gentle spinal adjustments, chiropractors aim to restore proper alignment and function to the spine, alleviating pressure on the nerves and promoting overall well-being.

Benefits of Chiropractic Care for Menstrual Migraines:

  1. Hormonal Balance: Chiropractic adjustments can help regulate the nervous system, which plays a role in hormone production and balance. By improving nervous system function, chiropractic care may help mitigate hormonal fluctuations that contribute to menstrual migraines.
  1. Reduced Frequency and Severity: Many women report a reduction in the frequency and severity of menstrual migraines after receiving chiropractic care. By addressing spinal misalignments and restoring proper nervous system function, chiropractic adjustments can help prevent migraines from occurring as frequently or intensely.
  1. Drug-Free Relief: Chiropractic care provides a non-invasive, drug-free alternative for managing menstrual migraines. Rather than masking symptoms with medication, chiropractors focus on addressing the root cause of the problem, offering a more sustainable solution.

What to Expect During Chiropractic Treatment

During your initial visit to a chiropractor, they will conduct a thorough evaluation of your medical history, symptoms, and spinal health. They may perform orthopedic and neurological exams to assess your spine’s alignment and function. Based on their findings, they will develop a personalized treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. Chiropractic adjustments involve gentle manipulation of the spine to correct misalignments and restore proper function to the nervous system. These adjustments are safe and effective when performed by a licensed chiropractor.

Integrating Chiropractic Care with Other Treatments

Chiropractic care can complement other treatments for menstrual migraines, such as lifestyle modifications, stress management techniques, and dietary changes. By addressing multiple aspects of migraine management, women can experience comprehensive relief and improve their overall quality of life.


For women struggling with the burden of menstrual migraines, chiropractic care offers a ray of hope. By addressing the underlying imbalances in the body and restoring proper nervous system function, chiropractors provide a pathway towards lasting relief. If you’re tired of being sidelined by menstrual migraines, consider exploring the benefits of chiropractic care as part of your treatment plan. Reach out to a qualified chiropractor today and take the first step towards breaking free from the cycle of pain.

Breaking the Cycle: Empowering Women Against Menstrual Migraines at Derryberry Chiropractic

Menstrual migraines can feel like an insurmountable obstacle, casting a shadow over what should be a time of renewal and vitality. But there is hope. Dr. Broc Derryberry and the compassionate team at Derryberry Chiropractic are dedicated to helping women break free from the cycle of pain and reclaim control over their lives.

Through gentle and effective chiropractic care, we address the underlying imbalances in the body that contribute to menstrual migraines. By restoring proper alignment to the spine and promoting optimal nervous system function, we offer a pathway to lasting relief.

Don’t let menstrual migraines hold you back any longer. Take the first step towards a brighter, pain-free future by contacting our office at 405-701-5777 or visiting our website to schedule an appointment today. Together, we can break the cycle and help you find the relief you deserve.