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Tips For Avoiding Migraine Triggers While Wearing A Mask

By Migraine Relief Center on September 24, 2020

Complaints of headaches and migraines are on the rise, but is mask wearing the cause? All the normal triggers for migraines are still with us, while the added stress of the pandemic can account for much of the rest. Still, there is no evidence that wearing a mask causes headaches or migraines, and there is also no evidence that people suffer from reduced oxygen while wearing a mask. 

You can safely follow guidelines for mask-wearing without worrying about increasing the frequency and severity...

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Can You Manage Migraines with Homeopathic Medicine?

By Migraine Relief Center on September 9, 2020

There are several reasons migraineurs choose to manage their migraines with homeopathic treatments instead of prescription or OTC medications. They may dislike the side effects, the prescriptions may be expensive, or they simply want to try what they feel is a more natural approach.

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Binaural Beats and Migraines: What You Need to Know

By Migraine Relief Center on August 27, 2020

Binaural beats are not a new phenomenon in the migraine world, but lately, the concept has gained steam. It's become more mainstream than its earlier 1970s and 1980s incarnation. 

You might see it referred to as BBT, binaural beat technology. Binaural beats are tones set to specific frequencies. These days you can get BBT through a streaming service, on MP3s, or through your smartphone.

The question of the day is whether binaural beats alleviate pain and anxiety. Specifically, will binaural...

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What Is a Migraine Cocktail?

By Migraine Relief Center on August 12, 2020

Sometimes, migraines don’t respond to single medications. Even if all your lifestyle choices support a migraine-free existence, your migraines can still overpower your go-to pharmaceutical or OTC pill. 

In those cases, your physician or migraine specialist may recommend a migraine cocktail. As with the liquid libations of that name, a migraine cocktail is made up of two or more medications that work in tandem to tame your head pain.

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Are Your New Glasses Giving You Headaches?

By Migraine Relief Center on July 22, 2020

Whether you’ve worn glasses since grade school or found yourself squinting after the age of 40, most who wear glasses can attest to the occasional discomfort, if not outright pain, eyeglasses can cause.

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How to Develop the Right Migraine Treatment Plan

By Migraine Relief Center on July 8, 2020

Finding the right migraine treatment plan is the Holy Grail of migraine medicine. However, there are times when it feels as full of problems as an Indiana Jones adventure.

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Traumatic Brain Injury and Migraines

By Migraine Relief Center on June 24, 2020

More than one-third of individuals suffering a traumatic brain injury report headaches that continue to occur long after the original injury. While headaches are common after a brain injury, these people find themselves suffering for months afterward.

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June Is National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

By Migraine Relief Center on June 10, 2020

June is National Migraine and Headache Awareness Month. Did you know that was a thing?

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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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