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Magnesium for Migraines – Is it Enough?

Studies have shown migraine sufferers with poor cerebrovascular tone have low levels of magnesium. Magnesium is a natural mineral that is necessary for healthy bodily function as it promotes heart health, stabilizes blood pressure, regulates nerve and muscle function, and builds bone, DNA, and protein. Magnesium is intimately involved in the control of N-methyl-D-aspartate (NMDA) glutamate receptors which play an important role in pain transmission in the nervous system and in the regulation of cerebral blood flow. Magnesium ions plug...
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Magnesium Helps With Much More Than Just Migraines

You may already know of the many benefits of magnesium for migraine sufferers which is why we include two forms of magnesium in MigreLief products. But are you aware of magnesium’s other amazing health-protecting benefits? For example, the Journal of Clinical Nutrition revealed that people who eat foods rich in magnesium reduce their risk of stroke caused by blood clots in the brain (referred to as ischemic stroke) by 9% for each 100 mg. increase in their daily magnesium intake...
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Can Weather Changes Trigger Migraines?

Maybe it’s the delicious food, the joy of sharing a dinner with close friends and family, or the beautiful foliage decorating the trees, but something about fall makes it a favorite season for many. Unfortunately, for many migraineurs, seasonal changes can also mean painful migraine attacks. Can Weather Trigger Migraines? You probably know that many factors can trigger a migraine. Certain types of foods, strong smells, bright lights, and stress are among the most common migraine triggers in adults. But...
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What is a Migraine? Symptoms, Types and Migraine Statistics

Men, women, and children can experience migraines which are usually accompanied with severe, throbbing/pulsating head pain usually on one side of the head. Migraines and can last from 2 to 72 hours, or even days. Migraine is the most common type of vascular headache and can be divided into migraine with aura (classic migraine) and migraine without aura (common migraine). Associated symptoms may include nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to light, sound, or smell. The pain is generally made worse by...
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How do I know if my child’s headaches are migraines?

Migraines tend to be on one side of the head and throb. If there is any kind of visual disturbance or speech dysfunction associated with the headache, it is likely to be a migraine. A diagnosis from a pediatric neurologist would help to confirm a diagnosis of migraines.    
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What is a Migraine?

A migraine headache is a form of vascular (blood vessels) headache. Migraine headache is caused by a combination of vasodilatation (enlargement of blood vessels) and the release of chemicals from nerve fibers that coil around the blood vessels. During a migraine attack, the temporal artery enlarges. (The temporal artery is an artery that lies on the outside of the skull just under the skin of the temple.) Enlargement of the temporal artery stretches the nerves that coil around the artery...
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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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Vitex Agnus Castus May Benefit PMS & Migraines

It is well-known and documented that a significant percentage of women, who suffer from migraines, have attacks that are related to the hormonal fluctuations that occur with menstruation. Many of these women also suffer from the symptoms of PMS (premenstrual syndrome), which is also thought to be triggered by the same hormonal fluctuation. These symptoms often include, cramping, tender breasts, cravings, depression, anger, anxiety, mood swings and bloating.     MigreLief+M contains ingredients that help migraine sufferers to maintain healthy...
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Migraines and Behavior in Children

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...
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What Migraineurs Can Learn From Olympic Athletes

Going for the Gold: What Migraineurs can learn from Olympic Athletes With the eyes of the entire world on the Olympics, we marvel when we think of the stamina and perseverance it must have taken to win the opportunity to compete at such a level.
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