KIDS, MIGRAINES AND SCHOOL

June 18th, 2017

Kids are beginning to enjoy summer and surely don’t want to think about going back to school, but this is a good time for parents of young migraine sufferers to think about back-to-school.  Parents should be aware that their children are at higher risk for developing headaches and migraines at the beginning of a new school year.  As high as 35% of kids can suffer from some type of reoccurring headache, and up to a quarter of those headaches can be migraines.

Emotional issues, stress, and sleep issues can cause migraines in these children. As the number of attacks increase, depression and sleep disorders can escalate and caffeine consumption can worsen these problems.

Though over the counter medication can be used to try to help deal with the pain, care must be taken to make sure the use of the medications does not exceed one to two times a week. Rebound headaches can occur if use of these drugs is too frequent.

Making sure children are well rested, eating fruits and vegetables regularly, avoiding too much caffeine and staying well hydrated is a great start but often not enough for kids with migraines especially if you don’t know what triggers your child’s migraines.  If your pediatrician does diagnose migraines that are occurring once a week or more, look into Migrelief, a nutritional dietary supplement that can help maintain normal cerebrovascular tone and function.   Although many migraineurs have experienced positive benefits with MigreLief or Children’s MigreLief in under one month, the triple therapy ingredients (magnesium, riboflavin and Puracol™ feverfew can take up to 3 months for maximum benefits and effectiveness so a good time to start your child on MigreLief is now.

MigreLief migraine supplements are recommended by many pediatric neurologists and headache specialists.  It is available in a daily maintenance formula for chronic migraine sufferers and a fast-acting “as-needed” formula for children 2-adult.

The 3 daily maintenance formulas are “Original” – age 12-adult, “Children’s MigreLief” – age 2-11 and MigreLief+M (menstrual migraines).
Fast-acting formula, “MigreLief-NOW” can be taken at the first sign of discomfort.  The dose for children age 2-11 is 1/2 the adult dose.

 

 

 

 

 

 

Akeso MigreLief supplements can be purchased on online at MigreLief.com, and many other places online including Amazon or at independent pharmacies.  If you pharmacist doesn’t stock it, be sure to ask for it as they can order it from their normal drug/OTC distributor and usually have it for you within 23-48 hours.

To the Best of Health,

 

Curt Hendrix, M.S., C.C.N., C.N.S.

 

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