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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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How to Lower Your High Cortisol Levels Like a Meditating Monk

How to Lower Your High Cortisol Levels Like a Meditating Monk

Who do you think has the lowest levels of the stress hormone cortisol in the image below? Not everyone can live the lifestyle of a monk or even meditate daily to control the negative effects of stress such as increased cortisol in the body. For many people, being overly busy has become a way of life and the dangers stress causes to health and longevity is often ignored. Serum cortisol and total protein levels, blood pressure, heart rate, lung volume,...
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Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder – Reset Your Circadian Rhythm

Circadian Rhythm Sleep Disorder – Reset Your Circadian Rhythm

Sleeping is an important biological process that affects your overall health and mental health too. Without a properly functioning circadian rhythm, our bodies are prone to exhaustion, mental disorders, obesity, and other physical illness. The disruption in your sleep-wake cycle is called circadian rhythm sleep disorder. There are many causes and solutions as well. What is circadian rhythm? The body maintains a biological rhythm called circadian rhythm or circadian cycle which is a natural, internal process that regulates the sleep-wake...
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How to Sleep with ADHD: Tips for Creating an ADHD-Friendly Bedtime Routine

How to Sleep with ADHD: Tips for Creating an ADHD-Friendly Bedtime Routine

Sleep problems are a common modern ailment. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) report that ⅓ of Americans are sleeping less than the recommended amount, and studies show that about half of kids experience a sleep disorder at some point. But when you have ADHD, getting the rest you need every night can be even more challenging. The link between ADHD and sleep If you’ve ever woken up with a pounding headache, killer heartburn, and a rotten mood...
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Drinking Tea May Improve Brain Health

Drinking Tea May Improve Brain Health

Legend has it that one day some 5,000 years ago, a leaf was blown into a pot of water being boiled for Ancient China’s first Emperor, Shen Nung, leading to the accidental discovery of tea. Of course, nobody knows if that story actually happened –the origins of tea have always been a hotly debated topic, shrouded in myths and legends. But what we know for certain is that this popular beverage offers a variety of evidence-backed health benefits, including protecting...
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MIGRAINES?  Never Underestimate the Power of Nutrition

MIGRAINES?  Never Underestimate the Power of Nutrition

Everyday thousands of migraine sufferers are reclaiming their lives with MigreLief, a safe nutritional option for neurological health. Migraine Dilemma Prevention and treatment of migraine is incredibly important.  Researchers are discovering that “migraines beget migraines,” the more migraines you have,  the greater your tendency for future migraines.  Evidence shows an increased sensitivity after each successive attack, eventually leading to chronic daily migraines in some individuals. Why you should not wait to get your migraines under control. Migraines are painful, debilitating and...
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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...
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How to live to be 100 or more!

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 improving the quality of life for migraine sufferers worldwide.  In part, because of your support we are reaching more men, women, and children whose lives are disrupted by this debilitating disorder. As a way of saying thank you, I would like to share, what I believe to be extremely valuable science that you and your loved ones...
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What is a Migraine? Common Migraine Symptoms and Types

What is a Migraine? Common Migraine Symptoms and 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 Last Longer, More Severe & Resistant

Menstrual Migraines Last Longer, More Severe & Resistant

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...
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Rebound Headaches, Medication Overuse, Recurring Migraines

Rebound Headaches, Medication Overuse, Recurring Migraines

When the Medication You Turn To… Turns on You When a headache strikes, our first instinct is to reach for the medication cabinet. Over 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 and recurring migraines are some of the biggest concerns for regular headache sufferers. A rebound headache, also called medication...
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