The Migraine Relief Center Blog

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Unlocking Migraine Genetics: Insights into Genetic Factors

By Migraine Relief Center on April 18, 2024


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Can Migraines Impact Mental Health?

By Migraine Relief Center on August 18, 2022

When it comes to migraines and mental health, there is a chicken and egg relationship. Do migraines cause mental health issues, or do mental health issues cause migraines? 

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Why You Should Be Tracking Your Migraines

By Migraine Relief Center on August 17, 2022

Tracking your migraines doesn't sound like a lot of fun, does it? Maybe you don't want to be reminded of migraine pain while you're feeling good. Or perhaps you just aren't into record-keeping that much. 

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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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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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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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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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How Chronic Migraines Can Impact Family Life

By Mark Khorsandi, D.O. on June 19, 2019

If you or a loved one suffers from chronic migraines, the following may sound familiar:

  • Shortened or canceled vacations
  • Absence from family dinners, birthdays, holidays
  • Irritability due to migraine pain
  • Anxiety or depression
  • Feelings of isolation and being a burden
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8 Things You Shouldn't Say to a Person with a Migraine

By Mark Khorsandi, D.O. on March 20, 2019

Like so many other people who suffer from invisible conditions, migraineurs are treated to suggestions and pronouncements from well-meaning friends and family. Alternatively, they must endure those who disbelieve the severity of their illness and feel no compunction at migraine-shaming them.

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