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Migraine Prevention

Migraine Prevention Tips

~The management of those factors that could lead to disease so as to prevent the occurrence of the disease. If you or a loved one is a “prisoner” of chronic migraines, this information could change your life. When it comes to chronic migraines, PREVENTION is by far the most sensible choice.  The alternative to prevention may be treating the symptoms of migraine pain for a lifetime.  Migraines should not be a lifestyle. A PROPER PREVENTIVE REGIMEN INCLUDES LIFESTYLE CHANGES AND PROVIDING NUTRITIONAL...
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Riboflavin for Children with Migraine – What You Need to Know

Riboflavin a.k.a. vitamin B-2 has been shown in clinical studies to be highly beneficial for children and adults who suffer migraines and is listed in the American Academy of Neurology’s Guidelines for Migraine Prevention. About one out of every 10 kids or nearly 8 million children in the United States alone are plagued by what has become the most common acute and recurrent headache pattern experienced by children today.  Migraine pain can disrupt and impair the quality of life for...
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Quinoa – Amazing Superfood for Migraine Sufferers

A healthy superfood to replace rice and potatoes. Quinoa (pronounced keen-wa) is an ancient whole grain that has been recently rediscovered in the U.S. The Inca's once held the crop to be sacred, calling it the 'mother of all grains.' Quinoa is great for your Diet!
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Avoid Labor Day Migraines | Summer’s Last Hurrah | Sept 2020

Summer doesn’t officially end until midnight September 22 but if you are planning to hit the road for one last fun in the sun hurrah, take safety precautions; tell someone where you are going, wear your seat-belt, stay well-hydrated, wear your mask when necessary and avoid Labor Day migraines! Labor Day the first Monday in September, was first celebrated on September 5, 1882.  It is a creation of the labor movement and is dedicated to the social and economic achievements...
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Why Wait To Treat The Pain? (Can You Prevent Migraines?)

Dr. Stephen Silberstein is one of the most published migraine neurologists in the country. His comments below are honest and very important for chronic migraine sufferers to understand. 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” headaches and actually worsen migraine frequency. Many sufferers will use the medication to eliminate or reduce the pain of a current migraine only...
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Migraine Phases Explained | Outsmart Your Migraines

PREDICTING A MIGRAINE There are 4 distinct phases to a migraine: Prodrome, Aura, Pain and Postdrome.  Not everyone experience all 4 stages of a migraine.  It is during the first two phases (prodromal and aura) that you get hints that a migraine is coming, and recognizing these hints (symptoms) may give you the edge you need to fight back and either prevent the migraine entirely or decrease the severity and or duration of the pain phase (which is obviously the...
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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 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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Understanding Your Migraine Pain

  Pain experience is individual.  Everyone experiences pain differently, due to so many varying factors. Your current state of health, including whether or not other diseases are present, childhood experiences, mood, environment, and previous experiences of pain are all factors in how you experience pain now. Pain is only good as a warning. According to the Institute of Medicine’s recently released study, “While pain sometimes can serve as a warning sign that protects individuals from further harm, chronic pain is...
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Stopping Rebound Headaches from Prescription Drugs

Rebound Headaches? Medication Overuse (MOH) is a common cause of recurring migraine headaches. Withdrawing from prescription or over-the-counter (OTC) drugs is important to recovering. MigreLief the natural migraine prevention supplement can be a useful tool for weaning off of migraine drugs and lowering the frequency and severity of migraines going forward.
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