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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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Migraine Remission: Is It Possible?

By Migraine Relief Center on December 17, 2021

Chronic and episodic migraine is a complex neurological condition with no single therapy or drug considered to cure it. According to Robert Cowan, a neurologist at Stanford University in California, chronic migraine may not be fatal, but "…it ruins your life. It's not a silent killer. It's a silent disabler." 

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A Gift Guide for a Loved One With Migraines

By Migraine Relief Center on December 10, 2021

Migraines are no fun at all, and sometimes they cause the sufferer to miss out on holiday fun, from birthdays to Christmas. 

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What Are Tyramine Headaches and How Can You Avoid Them?

By Migraine Relief Center on November 24, 2021

With Turkey Day coming, it seems like a good time to talk about tyramine headaches. Before you become befuddled with your excellent feast, you might want to consult your headache diary to see if you are one of those who are sensitive to tyramine, a chemical produced in foods from the natural breakdown of the amino acid tyrosine.

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Are Your Migraines Affecting Your Relationships?

By Migraine Relief Center on November 12, 2021

Migraines affect far more people than the sufferer. Anyone who builds a relationship with a migraineur will deal with many of the same issues. Those who love, befriend, or work with someone who has chronic migraines can find themselves feeling frustrated, overwhelmed, or helpless in the face of what many think is “just a headache.”

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How Long Do Migraines Last?

By Migraine Relief Center on October 21, 2021

Around 39 million Americans experience migraines, which can be severe, recurrent, and potentially disabling. Someone with a migraine may experience nausea or heightened sensitivity to light, sound, or touch. 

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Connecting With a Migraine Support Group

By Migraine Relief Center on October 14, 2021

When you suffer chronic migraines, it’s easy to feel isolated. Connecting with a migraine support group relieves the isolation and provides additional benefits to its members. 

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Self Care for People With Migraines

By Migraine Relief Center on September 29, 2021

Living with migraines is a challenge, but there are things you can do for yourself that help reduce the frequency and severity of your migraines. In fact, self-care is an essential part of maintaining your quality of life. 

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Supporting Your Child With Migraines During Back-to-School Season

By Migraine Relief Center on September 17, 2021

Back to school is already stressful enough for most kids. Still, those who suffer from migraines and other headache disorders have more to consider than most. 

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All About Chronic Migraines

By Migraine Relief Center on August 27, 2021

If you suffer from migraines, one of the things your healthcare provider will determine is whether the condition is chronic. Chronic migraines are not uncommon and, in many cases, started as episodic migraines. 

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