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Unlocking Migraine Genetics: Insights into Genetic Factors

By Migraine Relief Center on April 18, 2024


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Tips for Managing Stress Migraines

By Migraine Relief Center on May 31, 2023

If you believe stress triggers your migraines, you are not alone. Four out of five people who suffer migraines report stress as a primary cause of migraine attacks

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Migraines and MS (Multiple Sclerosis)

By Migraine Relief Center on March 30, 2023

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is one of the most common neurological disorders affecting the brain and spinal cord. Some of the symptoms in the early stages are similar to migraine attacks, leading to diagnosing challenges and suggesting a potential connection between MS and migraines.

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What Does a Menstrual Migraine Feel Like?

By Migraine Relief Center on February 8, 2023

As if having a period isn't enough, some women also suffer migraines during their "time of the month." Aptly named menstrual migraine, this condition is triggered solely by shifting estrogen levels that may interact with serotonin or other brain chemicals to cause head pain and migraine other symptoms.

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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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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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