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Change Your Outlook on Migraines

By Migraine Relief Center on May 20, 2020

Migraines are often called an "invisible" illness. You don't look sick, and people believe you "only" have a headache. The unpredictable nature of migraines creates another set of tensions.

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What Is a Secondary Headache?

By Migraine Relief Center on May 6, 2020

Secondary headaches are caused by an underlying condition that results in head pain that can be just as severe as a migraine. In some cases, a secondary headache is a harbinger of a life-threatening issue. Often, it can make a primary headache worse.

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How Migraineurs Can Work From Home with Less Pain

By Migraine Relief Center on April 22, 2020

Working from home can seem like the perfect solution for a migraineur. When a migraine strikes, you are already in an environment where you have ready access to dark rooms and medication. However, if working from home is not a normal part of your routine, you may feel more stressed than usual.

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What Migraineurs Should Know About Coronavirus

By Migraine Relief Center on April 8, 2020

Migraineurs know how to self-isolate. With the threat of coronavirus literally in the air, the need for everyone to follow suit is essential. Also, you may be wondering if there is anything specific about the relationship between migraines and coronavirus.

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Common Warning Signs of Imminent Migraine

By Migraine Relief Center on March 25, 2020

You might not have realized it, but your first migraine may have sent a warning ahead that it was coming. Many migraineurs have identified certain signs and symptoms that tend to show up a day or two ahead of an attack.

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New Research Links Migraines and Visual Stimulation

By Migraine Relief Center on March 11, 2020

A new study published in NeuroImage Clinical found a potential link between migraines and activity in an individual’s visual cortex. Chun Yuen Fong, Wai Him Crystal Law, Jason Braithwaite, and Ali Mazaheri, researchers from the University of Birmingham and Lancaster University in the UK, collaborated in the paper published earlier this year.

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Can Blue Light Blocking Glasses Prevent Migraines?

By Migraine Relief Center on February 26, 2020

Blue light blocking glasses, or computer glasses as they’re sometimes known, are being marketed as a preventative to eyestrain, headaches, and long-term retinal damage. However, science doesn’t necessarily back up those claims.

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How You Can Help Someone With Migraines

By Migraine Relief Center on February 13, 2020

Over 37 million people in the United States suffer from chronic migraines. Chances are you know someone who is disabled several times a month with excruciating head pain. If you have never had a migraine yourself, it can be easy to dismiss it as another headache until you see a loved one sidelined from life.

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Why Is Headache Misdiagnosed In Women?

By Migraine Relief Center on December 31, 2019

The misdiagnosis of migraine is common. Around half of people presenting with headache pain are not diagnosed correctly as to its cause. So, there is already an issue present that can become more challenging for women.

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A Review: Three Studies of the Effects of Cannabis on Migraines

By Migraine Relief Center on December 9, 2019

While the popularity of cannabidiol (CBD) continues to soar, there are still few studies available with data to support its use. Now that industrial hemp farming is legal, studies of hemp oil and CBD on migraines may become more available. Confounding some of the efforts is the fact that, while CBD is legal at the federal level, it is still illegal in some states. However, the trend appears to be toward the legalization of CBD in certain forms.

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