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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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Can Migraines Impact Mental Health?

By Migraine Relief Center on August 18, 2022

When it comes to migraines and mental health, there is a chicken and egg relationship. Do migraines cause mental health issues, or do mental health issues cause migraines? 

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Why You Should Be Tracking Your Migraines

By Migraine Relief Center on August 17, 2022

Tracking your migraines doesn't sound like a lot of fun, does it? Maybe you don't want to be reminded of migraine pain while you're feeling good. Or perhaps you just aren't into record-keeping that much. 

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Tips for Living With Chronic Pain

By Migraine Relief Center on August 10, 2022

Chronic pain is draining, and migraines are no different. The repeated attacks of head pain, aura, and fatigue can drag you down until you feel completely submerged. However, there are things you can do to live and even thrive with chronic pain. 

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Migraine Surgery: Minimally Invasive Greater Occipital Nerve Entrapment

By Migraine Relief Center on June 30, 2022

For some head pain sufferers, surgery may be the only answer to relief. One surgical procedure, Minimally Invasive Greater Occipital Nerve Entrapment or M.I.G.O.N.E., treats a specific cause of severe headache that has shown success.

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