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3 Migraine Blogs That We Absolutely Love

Reading migraine blogs is a great way to learn, pick up tips and tricks, find new resources, and feel like part of a community. There’s a fairly big online community for migraine sufferers (who sometimes call themselves Migraineurs), with plenty of fantastic migraine blogs to choose from. Here are three of our favorite migraine blogs. The [...]

2017-04-11T15:33:33+00:00 April 24th, 2017|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Occipital Nerve Stimulation, And 5 More New Migraine Treatments

Everyone will experience a headache at some point in their life. For those who suffer from migraines, however, the pain can be debilitating. For the 36 million people in the U.S. who suffer from migraines, relief can be hard to come by. Traditional pain relievers typically offer no relief and more potent medications, like opioids, are [...]

2017-03-10T18:28:01+00:00 March 27th, 2017|Tags: , , |2 Comments

Can Stress Cause Headaches? Absolutely

Everybody experiences stress—it’s a natural physical reaction and can sometimes be beneficial—but long-term, chronic stress significantly impacts a person’s health and can lead to serious health consequences. Can stress cause headaches then? Absolutely. How can stress cause headaches?  Stress is a fight-or-flight reaction triggered by situations the mind considers threatening or beyond its control. Instinctually, [...]

2016-12-13T13:45:55+00:00 December 26th, 2016|Tags: , , , |2 Comments

Building Migraine Awareness This June

June is National Migraine Awareness Month, so we have dedicated the majority of our blogs to spreading awareness for this condition. Migraines are the third most prevalent illness in the world. Over 12% of the world population, including children, suffers from migraines. So, we tried to go as in-depth as possible to really cover what [...]

2016-10-24T14:01:53+00:00 July 1st, 2016|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Migraine Symptoms May Be Linked To Childhood Trauma

More and more research is being conducted that analyzes the effects of childhood trauma on adult health. Childhood trauma is defined as a life event that threatens the safety of the child or their caregivers. It can either be acute or chronic in nature. Typical symptoms from a traumatic event include reduced ability to concentrate, [...]

2016-10-24T14:01:54+00:00 June 29th, 2016|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

5 Alternative Treatments For Headaches

Headaches may seem to strike at random, ruining your day or even week, leaving you feeling powerless against their ability to leave you bed-ridden or at the very least, navigating the day feeling like you’d rather be at home resting. Fortunately, you do have power against headaches. There are specific lifestyle modifications and alternative treatments [...]

Migraines Heighten Risk Of These 5 Health Problems

Migraines, the debilitating headaches that affect as much as 15% of the general population, do more than cause excruciating pain—they’ve also been linked to a slew of other health issues. Migraine sufferers who experience auras, visual disturbances that sometimes signal an impending attack, are especially predisposed to these related conditions, according to Prevention magazine. Part [...]

Could Less Pain Be A Glass Of Water Away?

Summertime months will soon be here, and Arizona residents in particular can expect hot temperatures with extreme dryness—a mix that makes staying hydrated a challenge. Keeping the body well hydrated is critical for optimal functioning. Few people drink enough water, opting instead for soda and juice. And while juice may taste good and offer some [...]

Understanding Body Pathways Is Key To Future Pain Treatments

“Pain is a disease,” says pediatrician and anesthesiologist Elliot Krane, who works at Stanford University’s Packard Children’s Hospital. Krane’s take is different from the prevailing mindset that pain is instead a symptom of another underlying condition. In fact, about 10% of patients with serious conditions, such as cancer, infections, or problems requiring operations, experience persistent [...]

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