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How Does Septoplasty Help Migraines?

By Migraine Relief Center on April 27, 2016

It’s commonly understood that pressure on nerves can contribute to migraine headaches. Whether the pressure is a primary cause or a secondary condition that exacerbates the pain differs from patient to patient, but many find that relieving the pressure helps relieve both frequency and severity of migraine headaches.

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Botox for Migraine: Do I Qualify and How Can I Afford it?

By Migraine Relief Center on April 20, 2016

Botox is becoming increasingly popular as a treatment for chronic migraine, and the good news is that as it becomes more accepted as a treatment, it’s being covered by more insurance policies.

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What is a Cefaly Machine and How Does it Treat Migraines?

By Migraine Relief Center on April 5, 2016

When migraine is a regular, unwelcome part of daily life, sufferers are constantly on the search for new ways to treat or prevent attacks. From pain management and lifestyle strategies to oral medication and surgical intervention, there are numerous way to combat the pain of migraine. And because migraine is such a complex condition, with multiple different triggers and manifestations, no one treatment works for everyone. Migraineurs can often go for years before they find an effective,...

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Can Yoga Help with Migraines?

By Migraine Relief Center on March 23, 2016

There is never one, simple answer to solving the migraine problem. Most sufferers develop their own personal attack system, approaching treatment, management and prevention with an individually worked-out program of behavioral strategies and prescribed medication.

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Migraines and Massage: What You Should Know

By Migraine Relief Center on March 16, 2016

Every migraine sufferer takes some form of medication to help them control pain. From preventive to abortive medications, over-the-counter and prescribed medicines, they’re all on the go-to list when pain strikes or threatens.

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Topomax: What You Should Know About This Common Migraine Medication

By Migraine Relief Center on February 3, 2016

Medication is typically the first-line of defense for teens and adults who suffer from migraines. Unfortunately, most medications are designed to provide migraine relief. The inherent problem with this being that the migraine has already started and, for many, it's too little, too late to benefit from more than a marginal decrease in pain or discomfort.

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What to Expect When Coming Off Migraine Medications

By Migraine Relief Center on December 16, 2015

For some migraine sufferers, the choice between pain or medication isn’t always straightforward. For those with occasional headaches, the answer is far simpler: you have a headache so you take a painkiller and the headache goes away. Problem solved.

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Do Daith Piercings Work for Migraines?

By Migraine Relief Center on November 20, 2015

Since time began, mankind has searched for answers to physical issues. Migraines are an inconvenient, painful reality for so many Americans that it’s little wonder we’re looking constantly for ways to find relief. One of the newer and more unusual methods is daith piercing, which has some reputation for effectiveness against chronic headaches.

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What is Occipital Nerve Stimulation?

By Migraine Relief Center on November 4, 2015

If anyone was ever in any doubt regarding the severity of migraine, they need only be pointed to a report produced by the World Health Organization (WHO). The report indicates that chronic daily headache (CDH), of which migraine is one type, is as disabling to sufferers as psychosis, quadriplegia, or dementia. Many sufferers find their migraines are controllable through conventional pain medications, but for a significant minority such treatments have little to no effect.

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Is Surgery Next When Abortive Medication Fails?

By Migraine Relief Center on September 30, 2015

 Notoriously tricky to treat, what works for one migraine patient will have no effect on another. Usually, various different types of migraine treatment or medication are tried before the option of surgery is considered.

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