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Breathing Techniques for Migraine Relief

By Migraine Relief Center on June 29, 2022

How often do you find yourself holding your breath, tensing your neck and back muscles, or grinding your teeth? These and other stress behaviors may contribute to your migraine symptoms, even triggering an attack.

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Hypnic Headaches: An Overview

By Migraine Relief Center on June 6, 2022

Hypnic headaches are a rare form of headache that affects fewer than 1% of people in the US annually. Unfortunately, it is also challenging to diagnose. 

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Does Inflammation Cause Migraines?

By Migraine Relief Center on May 26, 2022

Inflammation is a normal reaction to infection, disease, and injury, but does it cause migraines? 

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Migraines and Memory

By Migraine Relief Center on May 23, 2022

Can your migraine affect your memory? The answer is somewhat nuanced.

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Why Do Migraines Make Me Nauseous?

By Migraine Relief Center on May 19, 2022

Depending on the study you reference, between one-third to two-thirds or more migraine sufferers experience nausea during some or all of their migraine attacks. Does this describe you?

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Can Oxygen Stop a Migraine?

By Migraine Relief Center on March 30, 2022

Since migraines may be caused by decreased oxygen levels and vasoconstriction in the brain, treating a migraine attack with 100% oxygen can sound pretty intuitive. However, there is not as much research as you would think into the efficacy of oxygen treatment for migraines, even though oxygen’s potential was discovered in the 1930s.

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Vestibular Migraines: Symptoms and Treatment Options

By Migraine Relief Center on March 15, 2022

Close to half of migraine patients in the United States also experience vestibular syndrome at some point, which causes balance issues and dizziness. Many report that they only experience vertigo but no pain. It’s the second most common cause of vertigo in adults. 

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Treating Chronic Migraine with BOTOX

By Migraine Relief Center on February 28, 2022

You’ve probably seen celebrities getting BOTOX(R) to maintain youthful looks. A few may even look as if they’ve overdone it. But did you know BOTOX works for some migraines, too?

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Visual Disturbances Explained

By Migraine Relief Center on February 15, 2022

Around 25% to 30% of migraineurs experience visual aura symptoms. It can be challenging to decide whether the visual disturbance is due to a migraine or is a symptom of a more severe problem. However, most migraine-related symptoms are seen in both eyes, although the aura may occur in one side of the visual field. 

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Can Hairspray Give You Headaches?

By Migraine Relief Center on January 14, 2022

Strong (or even not so strong) odors and scents can trigger an attack for some people who suffer migraines. Hair spray isn't always subtle, and if you are in an enclosed space like a bathroom inside a cloud of the stuff, you might come out with the need to lie down and mess up your hair.

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