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What You Need to Know About Nasal Sprays for Migraines

By Migraine Relief Center on February 28, 2023
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New Research Suggests Link Between Dietary Fiber and Migraines

By Migraine Relief Center on February 15, 2023

We've long known about dietary triggers for migraines. Still, in a spot of good news, research suggests a link between dietary fiber and migraine attacks. A study published in Frontiers of Nutrition shows that lacking dietary fiber could contribute to migraines. 

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What Does a Menstrual Migraine Feel Like?

By Migraine Relief Center on February 8, 2023

As if having a period isn't enough, some women also suffer migraines during their "time of the month." Aptly named menstrual migraine, this condition is triggered solely by shifting estrogen levels that may interact with serotonin or other brain chemicals to cause head pain and migraine other symptoms.

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When to Get Emergency Treatment for Migraines

By Migraine Relief Center on February 3, 2023

More than 1.2 million Americans visit emergency rooms every year because of migraines. If you suffer from migraines, particularly if it’s a chronic condition, you may wonder when or if you should seek assistance at the ER. 

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Migraine After Concussions

By Migraine Relief Center on February 1, 2023

According to Dr. Bert Vargas, Director of the Sports Neurology and Concussion Program at UT Southwestern Medical Center, 95% of individuals suffering from a concussion experience post-traumatic headache, and about two-thirds of those will experience migraine symptoms or features. 

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Can Fertility Treatment Affect Migraine Frequency?

By Migraine Relief Center on November 9, 2022

Migraine pain and symptoms affect 29.5 million women in the US; about one-fifth of those suffer migraines aggravated by hormonal shifts. They also most commonly suffer migraines between the ages of 20 and 45. Almost half report experiencing a migraine before their reproductive years end

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Can Bad Posture Cause Migraines?

By Migraine Relief Center on November 1, 2022

Can bad posture cause migraines? For people who are susceptible to them, it might. Poor posture places pressure on certain muscles and fascia (the tissue covering the muscle), which, in turn, can create an environment for a migraine to begin.

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Are Migraines Genetic? Research Says Yes

By Migraine Relief Center on September 29, 2022

Over 37 million people in the US experience migraines, according to the American Migraine Foundation. One in seven people have migraines, women more often than men. The migraines generally start when an individual is in their teens to early 20s, but migraines can begin anytime during your life.

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Which is Better for Migraine Pain Relief: Heat or Ice?

By Migraine Relief Center on September 27, 2022

Heat and cold are inexpensive DIY treatments you can use to reduce migraine pain. They are convenient and easy to use, plus heat and cold treatment pair well with other natural remedies or acute medications without causing an adverse reaction.

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Retinal Migraine: What Is It?

By Migraine Relief Center on September 19, 2022

Retinal migraines affect perhaps 1 in 200 migraine sufferers. It’s rare and shouldn’t be confused with migraine with aura or ocular migraines.

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