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A Word About Self-Diagnosing Migraines

By Migraine Relief Center on April 23, 2021

Diagnosing migraines is a tricky business. Migraines share symptoms with other illnesses, sometimes severe ones. While you might hear people call all severe headaches migraines or think you suffer from them yourself, it is critical to get an accurate diagnosis from a healthcare provider who can differentiate between migraines and other disorders.

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What Is a Complex Migraine?

By Migraine Relief Center on April 20, 2021

Do you suffer from migraines with a severe aura that lasts days or weeks? Do you have other atypical migraine symptoms? If so, you may have a complex migraine.

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Migraine Tips for Dealing with Zoom Fatigue

By Migraine Relief Center on April 5, 2021

The world is still struggling through the pandemic. If you work from home, you may be involved in more Zoom calls than you would like. Zoom fatigue is a problem many workers experience. Still, if you are a migraineur, you may be a bit more susceptible to problems using the platform.

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Supporting Kids with Migraines During Online Learning

By Migraine Relief Center on March 24, 2021

Children who suffer migraines may be having a more difficult time due to online learning. Screen time is often a trigger for migraines. With additional time spent for school increasing screen time to as much as eight hours a day, it’s no wonder the rates of childhood migraines are up.

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Is It Time to See a Migraine Specialist?

By Migraine Relief Center on December 30, 2020

Sometimes the decision to see a migraine specialist is tricky. Your primary care physician or neurologist you see for your headaches may not think to refer you to one. Or you weren’t aware there were healthcare providers that specialize in migraines. 

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Types of Migraine Surgery: Nerve Release vs Pain Blocking

By Migraine Relief Center on December 10, 2020

Surgical intervention to reduce or eliminate migraine is available for eligible candidates. Each of the procedures described in this post treats a particular nerve issue identified by prior treatment and test results.

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Build a Pain Relief Toolbox to Help Manage Your Migraines

By Migraine Relief Center on November 18, 2020

The holidays are the busiest time of year for many. If you are a migraineur, it can be even more stressful. You don't have time for migraines, but the activity, stress, and changes in routine can exacerbate the chances of developing them.

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How to Deal With Dehydration Headaches

By Migraine Relief Center on November 11, 2020

In a study published in the journal Headache, 10% of respondents to a survey reported experiencing a dehydration headache. In a separate study, 24 out of 95 respondents considered dehydration a migraine trigger.

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Surviving the Holidays With Migraines

By Migraine Relief Center on October 28, 2020

It seems like 2020 has been one giant migraine trigger, doesn't it? Now the holidays are coming, and that can be a significantly stressful time for migraineurs. The last quarter of the year is awash in preparing, spending, traveling, and other challenges; how can you hope to reach January unscathed?

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Does Green Light Therapy Work for Migraines?

By Migraine Relief Center on October 14, 2020

According to the Migraine Research Foundation, around 39 million Americans suffer from migraines. Globally, the number is over one billion. One common trigger for migraine sufferers is photophobia or light sensitivity.

Bright or flashing lights may trigger migraines, particularly in those susceptible to them. So it may surprise you to know that a form of light therapy may prove useful in reducing the number and severity of migraine attacks.

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