Your Migraine Pain: What to Do When Nothing Works

Your migraine pain is getting worse and nothing is helping! What can you do? this article contains affiliate links Migraine pain that doesn’t seem to respond to treatment is a common scenario among many migraine sufferers. One thing to revisit is whether you are actually having a migraine. What do I mean? There are other conditions that can have the same or similar symptoms to…

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50 Ways to Recover from Your Migraine Headache

A migraine is not just a headache. If you suffer from migraines then you know that migraines are more than just a headache. In a previous post I talked about the four different stages of migraines. The last stage is called the Postdrome stage. This is the stage you go through after the pain from the migraine has gone away. This is one of the differences…

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Is it a Migraine, Just a Headache or an Aneurysm?

So how do you know if you have a headache or a migraine or something more severe? Many people don’t really know the difference between headaches and migraines. Some people have migraines and mistake them for just a headache but migraines are not headaches. Migraine headaches are really a neurological condition where one of the symptoms is a debilitating headache. According to the American Migraine…

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Summer Migraines (Enjoying the Season without Migraines!)

50% of migraine sufferers say that weather make their migraines worse! It’s summertime and for many of us, we’ve already have seen record high temperatures this season. I know that for me changes in the weather are a major migraine trigger. So dealing with high temperatures, high humidity, wind and barometric changes can wreck havoc on my migraines. Why does the weather make migraines worse? While…

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Stress and Your Migraines (Strategies to Cope That Work!)

Does stress cause migraines? The short answer is NO. First of all it is a common myth  that migraines are caused by stress. Although a myth, this doesn’t mean that stress is not connected to your migraines though. According to research, rather than stress being the trigger of migraine headaches, it’s usually the let down of the stress that can trigger a migraine. What does this mean?…

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Cut Your Migraines Frequency With This Little Known Solution

Let’s talk about inflammation! What does inflammation have to do with your migraines? you may ask. Well in a previous post we have discussed the different stages of a migraine headache. A migraine headache starts way before your head starts to ache. Whatever triggers your headache, this could be food, hormone or environment related, this trigger starts a series of actions. Your brain reacts to…

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Five Steps to Finding A Good Migraine Doctor

Did you know that most migraine patients are not being treated by their doctor? The Migraine Research Foundation states the following facts: In 2017, there are only about 500 certified headache specialists in the U.S. and 38 million sufferers. More than half of all migraine sufferers are never diagnosed. The vast majority of migraine sufferers do not seek medical care for their pain. Only 4% of…

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Do You Know The Four Stages of Migraine?

Did you know there are different stages of migraine? Most of us know that migraines = pain but did you know that there are four different stages of migraine? Knowing about these four stages will help you to better treat your headaches. So let’s get to it! The four stages of migraine: Premonitory or Early Warning Phase Aura Phase Migraine Pain Phase Postdrome or Recovery…

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Women and Migraine- Is it a Woman’s Disease?

Migraine is a women’s disease! Have you ever heard this myth from a doctor, relative or friend? It’s a common myth but the fact is that migraines do affect more women than men. Surprisingly three times as many women suffer from migraines than men! Statistics say that 28 million women in the US have migraines and 85% of people with chronic migraine are women. In…

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Five Myths About Migraine You Should Clarify

Let’s squash the most common migraine myths that may be affecting your health! So why are there myths about migraine anyway? How have these myths developed over time? Migraine is a complex problem and more research is needed to explain them. Myths arise to try and explain things that are difficult to explain. The disability associated with migraine demands an explanation by frustrated patients and doctors….

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