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Build a Pain Relief Toolbox to Help Manage Your Migraines

By Migraine Relief Center on November 18, 2020

The holidays are the busiest time of year for many. If you are a migraineur, it can be even more stressful. You don't have time for migraines, but the activity, stress, and changes in routine can exacerbate the chances of developing them.

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Does Green Light Therapy Work for Migraines?

By Migraine Relief Center on October 14, 2020

According to the Migraine Research Foundation, around 39 million Americans suffer from migraines. Globally, the number is over one billion. One common trigger for migraine sufferers is photophobia or light sensitivity.

Bright or flashing lights may trigger migraines, particularly in those susceptible to them. So it may surprise you to know that a form of light therapy may prove useful in reducing the number and severity of migraine attacks.

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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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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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How Migraineurs Can Work From Home with Less Pain

By Migraine Relief Center on April 22, 2020

Working from home can seem like the perfect solution for a migraineur. When a migraine strikes, you are already in an environment where you have ready access to dark rooms and medication. However, if working from home is not a normal part of your routine, you may feel more stressed than usual.

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Why Is Headache Misdiagnosed In Women?

By Migraine Relief Center on December 31, 2019

The misdiagnosis of migraine is common. Around half of people presenting with headache pain are not diagnosed correctly as to its cause. So, there is already an issue present that can become more challenging for women.

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A Review: Three Studies of the Effects of Cannabis on Migraines

By Migraine Relief Center on December 9, 2019

While the popularity of cannabidiol (CBD) continues to soar, there are still few studies available with data to support its use. Now that industrial hemp farming is legal, studies of hemp oil and CBD on migraines may become more available. Confounding some of the efforts is the fact that, while CBD is legal at the federal level, it is still illegal in some states. However, the trend appears to be toward the legalization of CBD in certain forms.

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