The Migraine Relief Center Blog

Here’s the latest from the Migraine Relief Center

Keep up with the doctors, patients, treatments—and results—from all our locations.

Mark Khorsandi, D.O.

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How Long Does it Take to Recover from Migraine Surgery?

By Mark Khorsandi, D.O. on January 11, 2018

Most patients recover quickly from migraine surgery. As you consider whether you should undergo surgery for your migraine attacks, it's natural to have questions. Here are some of the most common concerns.

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How Can Teachers Deal with Chronic Migraine?

By Mark Khorsandi, D.O. on October 25, 2017

Teachers are as susceptible to migraine as anyone else, but having to go to school and face groups of rowdy children or teens when your head is splitting might not feel very normal. For migraine sufferers, the school week often starts with the tired, heavy feeling that signifies a headache is on the way. By break time, migraine aura is in full swing and the pain is starting to announce its arrival like a hot poker behind your eyes. If this is a common occurence, here are some methods you can...

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Healing Ocular Migraines: A Guide

By Mark Khorsandi, D.O. on June 21, 2017

The migraine condition is varied and complicated, with many different symptoms, triggers and levels of severity from patient to patient. It’s far more than simply ‘having a headache’, and the range of treatment options available is far wider than common over-the-counter pain killers.

Ocular migraines are one of the condition's complications or variants. These present a range of different symptoms that go beyond what most people associate with migraine.

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Peripheral Neuropathy and Migraines

By Mark Khorsandi, D.O. on January 30, 2016

Peripheral neuropathy describes damage to the peripheral nervous system, the vast communications network that transmits information from the brain and spinal cord (the central nervous system) to every other part of the body. Peripheral nerves also send sensory information back to the brain and spinal cord, such as a message that the feet are cold or a finger is burned. Damage to the peripheral nervous system interferes with these vital connections. Like static on a telephone line, peripheral...

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20 Things Your Migraines Can Feel Like

By Mark Khorsandi, D.O. on November 18, 2015

Tell someone you have toothache, and you’ll get sympathetic winces and lots of understanding. The same goes for just about any painful condition that’s common to most people. Except migraine. Despite being fairly common, those who’ve never had one just don’t get it. Go to bed for a headache? Surely not.

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Occipital Neuralgia a cause of Migraine Headaches

By Mark Khorsandi, D.O. on December 19, 2013

Occipital Neuralgia is defined as nerve pain in the back of the head.  Occipital neuralgia is a cause of migraine headaches due to the greater occipital nerve being compressed. 

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