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Tell Us How You Rule your Headache Disorder!

By Migraine Relief Center on May 25, 2016

Migraine Awareness Month is approaching, and Migraine Relief Center is dedicating June to raising awareness and spreading the word about chronic migraines.

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Free Webinar! Treating Your Migraines 101

By Migraine Relief Center on July 17, 2015

At the Migraine Relief Center, we know how debilitating migraine attacks can be. In fact, studies show that 90% of migraine sufferers saw a negative impact on their education, career and social activities due to constant attacks.  

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You've Been Diagnosed with Migraines...Now What?

By Migraine Relief Center on April 15, 2015

Getting diagnosed with migraine can mean different things to different people. If you’re one of those patients who have spent years trying to get a conclusive answer from a range of doctors, a visit to a migraine specialist could be a defining moment in your life. On the other hand, if you’ve recently begun experiencing blinding headaches and had a quick diagnosis, you might be dismayed and alarmed to hear that you now have to deal with this medical condition.

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Switching Neurologists: What You Should Know

By Migraine Relief Center on April 1, 2015

Finding a neurologist who is right for you can be more of a process than you might think. Doctors are humans first, and nobody is perfect. But when you’re suffering from chronic pain and you’re referred to a specialist, it isn’t always easy to walk away and look for another one.

Here are some of the reasons why you might want to switch neurologists:

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Migraine and Disability under the ADA

By Migraine Relief Center on December 12, 2014

One of the most memorable legislative achievements during the administration of former President George H. W. Bush was the passing and enactment of the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) of 1990. When Democratic Senator Tom Harkin of Iowa introduced the bill before Congress, he actually used sign language in certain parts for the benefit of his brother, who lives with a hearing disability. This important law essentially prohibits the discrimination of Americans based on their disabilities.

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Migraines during Pregnancy: What to Expect

By Migraine Relief Center on December 9, 2014

A new medical research study published on the November edition of the Journal of Obstetrics and Gynecology suggests that the use of peripheral nerve blocks during pregnancy is therapeutically effective for the treatment of migraines. Researchers from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York reviewed cases of pregnant patients with an average age of 28 who had undergone peripheral nerve block therapy for the treatment of intense headaches. Nearly 40 percent of the patients in this...

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Happy Halloween

By Migraine Relief Center on October 31, 2014

The Migraine Relief Center Is Wishing You a Happy Halloween!

*Image courtesy of Nomadic Lass

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Different Place, Same Headache? Relocating to Avoid Your Migraine Attacks

By Migraine Relief Center on October 28, 2014

If you suffer from migraines and live in places such as South Florida, coastal Georgia, the North Carolina Outer Banks, or along the Gulf of Mexico, you are probably familiar with going through more headache episodes during the Atlantic Hurricane Season. For many migraine patients, this usually happens when a tropical storm approaches, particularly once dark clouds have already rolled in and the humidity is so concentrated that you can almost taste it. By the time thunder strikes, you know that...

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Family Medical Leave Act: You Can Call in Sick for a Migraine

By Migraine Relief Center on October 3, 2014

On any given day and in any given federal district courtroom across the United States, a case involving the Family Medical Leave Act and migraines is likely being argued. In July 2014, for example, a court in the Southern District of Indiana ruled in against the plaintiff in Hamilton v. Republic Airways, in which a flight attendant was fired because she claimed to be unable to work a specific flight due to her alleged migraine episodes. 

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4 Tips for Chronic Migraine Sufferers Starting a New Job

By Migraine Relief Center on July 4, 2014

Patients who live with migraine conditions recently got to see a part of themselves in the Lifetime cable television network. “True Tori” is a reality television series that features the painful lives of actress Tori Spelling and her husband Dean McDermott. These two actors are no strangers to reality television, but this particular Lifetime series shows them being just as vulnerable as any other married couple. Spelling, for example, is afraid that she may suffer a debilitating migraine episode

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