HEADACHES IN CHILDREN SHOULD NOT BE DISMISSED! One out of 4 children will have complained of headache pain before the age of 15. Parents often dismiss headache complaints by children, or merely address the problem with a painkiller and a nap, not knowing their child may be on a path to a lifetime of suffering migraines. Childhood migraines are often different than adult migraines. While adult migraines often last four hours or more, and settle on one side of the head, in a child, a...Read More
Being a parent is a fantastic and rewarding experience, but it can also be incredibly hard sometimes, especially for migraine sufferers. Parenting with a migraine is difficult as you can’t always predict where and when one will strike. But there are ways to manage them, so they are less of an impediment to daily life. 5 Tips for Successful Parenting with Migraines Always Be Prepared Though we usually think of being prepared for migraines as having the right medications on...Read More
If I observe improvement in my child AFTER using Children’s MigreLief for 90 days, what do I do then?
If improvement is observed we suggest continuing at the same dosing for as long as the child is still having some migraines, even if they are less frequent and gentler. If on the other hand the migraines stop completely for a period of at least 3 months, it may be informative to stop the Children’s MigreLief to see if perhaps the child has outgrown his or her migraines and no longer needs the nutritional support that the Children’s MigreLief provides....Read More
In society today, parents have so many things to worry about when it comes to their children. The behavior of other children is usually high on any parents’ concern list. The stress caused to a child by a bully is unimaginable and it is difficult to ease their pain, and both emotional and physical stress. Now imagine helping your child cope with an unseen bully who strikes viciously without warning. Most parents would risk life and limb to protect their...Read More
Migraines and Behavior in Children Is There a Link? By Colleen Doherty, MD It’s hard to imagine your child lying in a dark room with a cold, wet cloth over her head, trying to nap away her migraine. Yet this situation is not as uncommon as you may think. Migraines occur in about 11% of children, according to a study involving over 1,700 schoolchildren in Aberdeen, Scotland, and this number only increases during adolescence. As a parent, it’s important to...Read More
Study Reveals Important Information for Parents: How You Can Help Your Kids have a Lengthier, Higher Quality of Life A study, as reported by ScienceDaily.com and other health sites, with results that will appear in the May issue of The American Journal of Medicine, has revealed that people who follow a Western-style diet have a reduced chance for reaching older age in good health and with high functionality. The study was led by Dr. Tasnime Akbaraly, PhD, Inserm, Montpellier, France; his...Read More
Often migraines in children are dismissed by parents, teachers family members and friends who don’t understand the overall effect they have on a child. Below is an excerpt from an interview with The National Migraine Association (M.A.G.N.U.M) Founder and Executive Director Michael John Coleman discussing his childhood experiences with migraine disease. He grew up with debilitating migraines and has dedicated his life to bringing public awareness to the fact that MIGRAINE is a true biologic neurological disease. His non-profit organization...Read More