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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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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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