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Avoid Spring Migraines

The brain of migraineurs likes consistency. Many factors change with the seasons and influence migraines.   Changes in sleep patterns, light, air-pressure, temperature, humidity, and fragrances, can all increase the the frequency and tendency of migraines. Beware of hotter days. A team of researchers at Harvard found that an increase in temperatures occurred 24 hours before increases in admissions to emergency rooms for treatment of migraines.   There is not much a patient can do to control the weather or avoid...
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FDA Warning: Anti-Depressants and Migraine Prescription Drugs

Taking Anti-depressants and Migraine prescription drugs can be dangerous and even a lethal combination. Many people who suffer from depression also suffer from migraine headaches. Unfortunately, the mechanism of action of many antidepressants is to increase serotonin (a feel good neurotransmitter) levels in the brain. Triptan drugs like Imitrex, which are used to reduce or end the pain of a migraine attack also work by stimulating serotonin receptors.
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Why Wait To Treat The Pain When You Can Prevent Migraines Before They Start

Dr. Stephen Silberstein is one of the most published migraine neurologists in the country. I follow much of his research and articles. His comments in this article are honest and very important for chronic migraine sufferers to understand and points that all of my readers need pay attention to. Chronic migraines sufferers “over medicate” with either prescription pain relieving medications or over the counter medications containing an OTC pain killer with added caffeine. Over-use of the medications cause additional “rebound”...
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Prevention May be the Key to Avoiding Brain Damage Caused by Migraines

The University of Pennsylvania, School of Medicine reported that middle-aged women who suffered migraines accompanied by either visual or speaking difficulties, known as aura, had higher risk of brain lesions in later life. This study seems to indicate that migraines are NOT benign and could be a progressive, brain damaging condition. In another study, Dutch researchers found that patients who had migraines accompanied by aura were at 13X the risk for having a cerebral blood clot (infarction) resulting in brain...
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Nutrition Expert Recommends MigreLief for Persistent Migraines

Nutrition Expert Joy Bauer (FOOD CURES) Recommends MigreLief for Persistent Migraines. Nutrition Expert Joy Bauer, MS, RD, CDN, often appears on NBC’s Today Show, CBNTV: The Joy 700 Club as well as Inside Edition and LXTV/NBC and is recognized nationally as a leading authority on health and nutrition. Joy is responsible for building one of the largest nutrition-counseling practices in the country. Located in both New York City and Westchester, Joy Bauer Nutrition provides medically sound dietary evaluations and interventions...
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