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How to Prevent Muscle Loss Due to Aging and Retain Youthful Appearance and Performance

How to Prevent Muscle Loss Due to Aging and Retain Youthful Appearance and Performance

It is an established fact that both men and women lose muscle and experience increased body fat percentages as they age.  Muscle mass makes us look slimmer, better toned, and allows us to perform better physically.  Experts agree that the imbalance that leads to muscle loss begins around age 50, although some studies suggest it might start earlier.  While it is important for middle-aged and older adults to stay active and eat properly to maintain muscle mass, it is also very...
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Sleep Like Your Life Depends on It…Because It Does!

Sleep Like Your Life Depends on It…Because It Does!

Poor Sleep Habits Can Rob Years From Your Life Downloadable White Paper – Insomnia_PDF – CLICK HERE REESTABLISHING HEALTHY SLEEP PATTERNS IS THE MOST POWERFUL TOOL YOU CAN RELY ON FOR HEALTH, HAPPINESS, AND LONGEVITY. If you were to ask 10 people what they thought the most important things they should do to maintain good long-term health, no doubt the vast majority would answer: 1.  Eat Healthily 2.  Maintain a Healthy Weight 3.  Exercise Regularly Though there is no doubt...
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Menstrual Migraines?  Prevention is Key

Menstrual Migraines? Prevention is Key

Menstrual migraines often lead to chronic migraines.  A preventive regimen is key to controlling fluctuating hormones and blood sugar swings, both well-known migraine triggers. Headaches in women, particularly migraines, have been related to changes in the levels of the female hormones estrogen and progesterone before, during and after a woman’s menstrual cycle. These hormone levels fluctuate dramatically and are also associated with a large percentage of migraines in women approaching menopause. DO NOT WAIT!  Why you should start managing your...
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How to Live to be 100

How to Live to be 100

HOW TO LIVE TO BE 100, or more! On behalf of myself and the MigreLief team at Akeso Health Sciences, I would like to thank you for supporting Akeso’s goal of trying to prevent life debilitating migraines in chronic sufferers worldwide. In part, because of your support we are reaching more men, women, and children whose lives are disrupted by extremely painful migraines. I wanted to take this opportunity to thank you for supporting MigreLief’s goal of trying to prevent...
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What is a Migraine? – Common Migraine Symptoms and Migraine Types

What is a Migraine? – Common Migraine Symptoms and Migraine Types

Migraine is a neurological condition that can cause multiple symptoms including throbbing head pain. While there are many things experts still don’t know about migraines, research suggests that there may be a chemical or anatomical difference in migraine sufferers’ brains that make them more susceptible to certain migraine triggers. There are no blood tests for migraines. Migraines don’t cause brain abnormalities that a CT scan or an MRI can detect, although these tests are sometimes ordered to diagnose other problems...
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Menstrual Migraines are More Severe, Last Longer and are More Resistant to Treatment

Menstrual Migraines are More Severe, Last Longer and are More Resistant to Treatment

MENSTRUAL MIGRAINES CAN BECOME CHRONIC MIGRAINES  Menstrual migraines that occur only monthly can progress into chronic migraines.  Researchers are discovering that migraines beget migraines, the more you have the more you will tend to get. They are not sure why but suspect the brain goes into a state of hypersensitivity, making prevention- key. Menstrual migraines are fueled by the drop in estrogen levels just prior to menstruation. True “Menstrual Migraines” occur at the time of menstruation.  “Menstrually Related Migraines” occur throughout...
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Rebound Headaches – The Merry-Go-Round of Medication Overuse Headaches & Recurring Migraines

Rebound Headaches – The Merry-Go-Round of Medication Overuse Headaches & Recurring Migraines

When a headache strikes, our first instinct is to reach for the medication cabinet. Over-the-counter (OTC) painkillers like ibuprofen and acetaminophen may be effective at treating headaches and generally cause fewer side effects than their prescription counterparts. But OTC pain relievers and headache medications are not without side effects. Rebound headaches are one of the biggest concerns for regular headache sufferers. A rebound headache, also called medication overuse headache, occurs as a result of misusing or taking painkillers (or migraine...
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Migraine Headache Facts

Migraine Headache Facts

General Migraine Facts The word migraine comes from the Greek “hemicrania” and means “half-headed”, because of the stabbing or pulsating pain that is frequently experienced on one side of the head. Migraines date as far back as 4,000 years ago and are even referred to in biblical texts. Migraine is the most common neurological condition in the developed world: it is more prevalent than asthma, epilepsy and diabetes combined. The World Health Organization lists migraines 19th among the world’s most...
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Is Stress and Anxiety Stealing Your Quality of Life?

Is Stress and Anxiety Stealing Your Quality of Life?

Stress and Anxiety – Thieves Stealing Today and Tomorrow’s Quality of Life and Health: Are you protecting yourself from the ravaging effects of stress and anxiety? As I started to write this article, the thought came to me that people go to great lengths to protect their “STUFF!” We pay a lot of money to buy insurance to make sure we don’t lose our “stuff. “ We pay for burglar alarms to make sure no one takes our “stuff.” I...
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Avoid Summer Migraines

Avoid Summer Migraines

While there is much to love about summer- longer days, outdoor picnics, trips to the beach, pool time and nighttime barbecues, summer months can also increase the risk of debilitating migraines. Hotter temperatures, barometric pressure changes, and high humidity make many migraine sufferers more susceptible to an attack. What triggers migraines during the summer? A host of factors make summer one of the worst seasons for migraine attacks. For example, dehydration, a common migraine trigger, is more likely to occur...
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The Science of MigreLief Supplements for Migraine Sufferers

Magnesium, Riboflavin and Puracol™ Feverfew – Triple Therapy for Migraine Sufferers Migraine is a neurological disease with symptoms ranging from severe head pain, visual disturbances, vertigo, nausea, and sensitivity to light, sound or smell. Approximately 37 million Americans suffer migraines which can last from hours to days. For many men, women and children, migraine attacks not only disrupt quality of life, they are debilitating. Nutritional deficiencies, inflammation and vasospasm can independently and together contribute to migraine occurrence, frequency and intensity....
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