While we have had many customers tell us that inverting has decreased the frequency of their occasional headaches or migraines, we are unaware of any studies that have been conducted to determine if there is any correlation. However, here are some interesting points worth noting:
- Some research has shown the migraines are caused by (or result in the symptom of) a lack of oxygen to the brain.
- Inversion provides an oxygen wash to your brain. Reversing your position in gravity allows for increased blood flow (and the red blood cells that transport oxygen) to the brain.
According to MedicineNet, the migraine headache results from a decrease in regional cerebral blood flow (rCBF). In simple terms, migraines are vascular and have to do with the vess