At MiRx™ Protocol we want to help treat your headaches so you can regain your quality of life. We offer a simple solution, but determining the underlying cause(s) of headaches is often complicated.
Can sleep disorders cause headaches? Yes they can, but not only that. Even the medications you are taking for your headaches can cause sleep disorders, which in turn can cause more headaches. You see how it can become a vicious cycle. Let’s discuss how headaches can be related to chronic sleep disorders in these two ways.
Can sleep disorders cause headaches?
WebMD notes two studies related to sleep and headaches, both published in the scholarly journal Headache (1). Each helps us understand how sleep disorders could be a cause of your headaches:
Can headache medications cause sleep disorders?
As stated above, your headache medication may actually be making it difficult for you to get proper sleep. The lack of sleep, in turn, causes further headaches. Be aware that what you are taking for your headaches – or other health conditions – may be leading your body back into the pain cycle (2). Per the Mayo Clinic, here are three considerations:
Would you like to get headache relief without contributing to sleep disorders, whether they’re ones you have now or could develop through many medications? At MiRx™, we’ve developed a treatment for headaches that actually works, for the relief you need to go about your day with a smile. Check out our testimonials to see how we impact people’s lives. Here is a list of providers throughout the country as well.