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Dulling the Ache of Menstrual Migraines

By Migraine Relief Center on August 24, 2016

It’s estimated 70 percent of women suffer from migraine headaches. Of those, 50 percent experience an increase in frequency and severity around the time of their periods.

The link between hormone levels and migraine is well established, so it’s not surprising the hormone disrupting nature of the menstrual cycle plays havoc with migraine.

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The Most Dangerous Migraine Myths

By Migraine Relief Center on August 17, 2016

Despite so many people around the world suffering from this debilitating and disabling disease (over 30 million in the US alone), migraine is still shrouded in myth and mystery. Some of the myths are purely ignorance based but which are relatively harmless. Others are potentially dangerous.

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Migraines and Make Up: Is There a Connection?

By Migraine Relief Center on August 10, 2016

Women, and increasingly men too, use cosmetics and makeup on a daily basis. We grow up with them and rarely give a second thought to the number of products we rub into our skin. Many of today’s products for cleanliness and beauty are manufactured with a myriad of artificially created substances. Sometimes this is a good thing as they’re often cheaper than the natural alternatives, putting them into the reach of just about everyone’s budget.

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What Does the Latest Research About Migraines Say?

By Migraine Relief Center on August 3, 2016

Despite countless studies and years of meticulous research by leading experts around the world, migraine has so far defied conclusive explanation or understanding. It’s a common and widely suffered illness, affecting around one in seven people. Symptoms range from those that are relatively mild and which can be easily treated with the correct medication for the individual, to those that are totally debilitating, sometimes for days at a time.

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Explaining Migraines to Your Spouse

By Migraine Relief Center on July 27, 2016

Migraine affects all the members of a family, not just the person suffering the pain although they, of course, bear the brunt. Marriages are weakened if not lost, children can become resentful and confused (even believing they’re to blame for the illness), and friendships can crack under the disappointment of broken promises and missed social events.

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Handling Migraines in the Summer

By Migraine Relief Center on July 20, 2016

Not all migraine sufferers find their headaches worsen during the summer months, but for many pain destroys their enjoyment of what should be an extended period of fun with family and friends.  

Here are some tips for how to navigate the summer successfully, minimizing headache attacks while still enjoying plenty of fresh air and sunshine.

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Migraines and Vitamins: What's the Connection?

By Migraine Relief Center on July 13, 2016

Recent studies indicate there might be some reason to believe there is a correlation between vitamin deficiency and migraine headaches. Taking into account many factors, including geographical location, lifestyle, and diet, if you are struggling to gain control over your migraine headache pattern it may be worth doing some investigation into your own personal, possible vitamin deficiencies.

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The Emotional Side of Migraines

By Migraine Relief Center on July 6, 2016

If only migraine symptoms were limited to the pain of a bad headache!

Unfortunately, migraine is much more complicated than that with symptoms that extent far beyond mere pain. This is why people who don’t get migraine don’t understand.

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Building a Migraine-free Diet Plan

By Migraine Relief Center on June 29, 2016

Change of any kind is difficult for most of us, and that includes changes in diet. We all have favorites we eat that we know we shouldn’t, and the modern fast food diet of heavily processed convenient food does us no favors either.

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Essentials Oils that Might Help Your Migraines

By Migraine Relief Center on June 22, 2016

Scientific progress in the formulation of medication has brought us immense benefits in pain management, control and prevention. New treatments emerge all the time, as migraine and its causes are more thoroughly understood.

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