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Which is Better for Migraine Pain Relief: Heat or Ice?

By Migraine Relief Center on September 27, 2022

Heat and cold are inexpensive DIY treatments you can use to reduce migraine pain. They are convenient and easy to use, plus heat and cold treatment pair well with other natural remedies or acute medications without causing an adverse reaction.

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Migraine Surgery: Minimally Invasive Greater Occipital Nerve Entrapment

By Migraine Relief Center on June 30, 2022

For some head pain sufferers, surgery may be the only answer to relief. One surgical procedure, Minimally Invasive Greater Occipital Nerve Entrapment or M.I.G.O.N.E., treats a specific cause of severe headache that has shown success.

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Can Oxygen Stop a Migraine?

By Migraine Relief Center on March 30, 2022

Since migraines may be caused by decreased oxygen levels and vasoconstriction in the brain, treating a migraine attack with 100% oxygen can sound pretty intuitive. However, there is not as much research as you would think into the efficacy of oxygen treatment for migraines, even though oxygen’s potential was discovered in the 1930s.

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Vestibular Migraines: Symptoms and Treatment Options

By Migraine Relief Center on March 15, 2022

Close to half of migraine patients in the United States also experience vestibular syndrome at some point, which causes balance issues and dizziness. Many report that they only experience vertigo but no pain. It’s the second most common cause of vertigo in adults. 

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Treating Chronic Migraine with BOTOX

By Migraine Relief Center on February 28, 2022

You’ve probably seen celebrities getting BOTOX(R) to maintain youthful looks. A few may even look as if they’ve overdone it. But did you know BOTOX works for some migraines, too?

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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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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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Fast Migraine Relief – At-Home Remedies

By Migraine Relief Center on June 23, 2021

Migraines affect more than a tenth of the U.S. population, so it’s time to get some tips on self-care out there for those 37 million migraineurs. For those who have infrequent migraines and don't see a physician, you may not have prescription medication on hand when a migraine strikes. However, for those who have frequent and severe migraines, every little bit helps.

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Is It Time to See a Migraine Specialist?

By Migraine Relief Center on December 30, 2020

Sometimes the decision to see a migraine specialist is tricky. Your primary care physician or neurologist you see for your headaches may not think to refer you to one. Or you weren’t aware there were healthcare providers that specialize in migraines. 

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Types of Migraine Surgery: Nerve Release vs Pain Blocking

By Migraine Relief Center on December 10, 2020

Surgical intervention to reduce or eliminate migraine is available for eligible candidates. Each of the procedures described in this post treats a particular nerve issue identified by prior treatment and test results.

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