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Help for Migraines Tool Kit

Build your own migraine tool kit. There is help for migraines, find 11 steps here with forms to print out and step by step instructions to navigate your way through effective chronic pain management.

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Migraines and Gluten Intolerance

Did you know that gluten can trigger migraines? A simple blood test for migraines and gluten might mean the difference between heaven and hell …

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Migraines and Celiac Disease

I recently read a study finding that migraine headaches are more common in people with celiac disease. I wondered if migraines and celiac disease were

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Types of Migraines

This neurological disease is not just a headache. Find the types of migraines, subsets, symptoms and indications here. Know your migraine.

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An Easy Migraine Relaxation Technique for You

Studies show reduced migraine frequency and increased pain tolerance from using Progressive Muscle Relaxations. Here is an easy Migraine relaxation technique for you.

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Eye Migraine Symptoms: Ways to Treat Them

When I feel my eye muscles start to crush down on one or both eyes I know I am in for an attack. Here are some ideas to treat eye migraine pain.

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Migraine vs Headache: A Headache is NOT a Migraine

A migraine is NOT just a headache. Find out more about migraine vs headache here in this easy to read article where you will understand clearly the

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Migraines and Emotions Red Alert!

Cellular memory, the body’s intelligence. What is emotional health? Does it mean I have to be happy all the time between these horrific migraines? The role our migraines and emotions play is ...

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Natural Migraine Relief

The effect of natural migraine relief methods has never been proven. Nevertheless, they can be very effective. Read which methods I think are worth trying.

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Hail the Almighty Triptan!

The relatively new class of designer drug called a triptan has proven to be the most effective class of migraine abortive discovered so far. See our list for which one you might need from your Doctor.

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Atypical Migraine Symptoms: How To Stop Them

What are they? How do you stop them? What treatment is available? It is all here for you to read up on atypical migraine symptoms.

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How to Treat a Migraine with Ice and Heat

There is no cure and our bodies vary so much, how to treat a migraine is somewhat of a mystery even to doctors. A doctor can tell us how to reduce the pain, a change of lifestyle promises a cure but

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Migraine Products for Pain Relief and Comfort

Find useful migraine products like sleep aids, lavender filled eye pillows, TENS units and anything I can find that will provide some comfort in our time of need.

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The Best Migraine Elimination Diet eCourse

I spent years tracking my migraine elimination diet with little support or guidance. I wish this elimination diet was around when I needed it.

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Migraine Headache Music: The Calm Before the Storm

Migraines are excruciating. Migraine headache music can calm down you and your nervous system so you can think straight and take care of your migraines the fastest way possible.

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Natural Migraine Prevention: Vitamins

Be proactive and use vitamins as natural migraine prevention. It is hard to know which ones to take when every article you read says something different. Find your Top 10 list of what to take here.

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Migraine Support

Get some migraine support right here right now when you are not coping with your chronic migraines. Help is just a phone call away. Read here to see just how easy this can be.

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About Me

Being in pursuit of a migraine cure for over 20 years I should have a Ph.D. in Pain Management by now. Read about me ...

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Migraine Supplements: Natural Pain Relief

Feverfew and white willow bark are well known migraine supplements. Butterbur, Coffee …. ugh what to take? Find some good combination remedies here.

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Top Migraine Advice Tips

Where to go for migraine advice? Getting the right advice at the right time is essential to effectively managing and possibly aborting that next impending migraine attack. You can start here.

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Migraine Relief Gift Ideas: Gifts for Migraine Sufferers

Stuck on what to buy your beloved migraineur? Well here are some ideas and migraine relief gift ideas that you can use, and I hope add to for others of us not so creative.

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Ice Packs for Migraine Relief

I would never have survived my attacks without ice packs for migraine relief. The ice not only helps the pain but it constricts bloods vessels that have dilated too much.

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Working From Home With Migraines: Raise Your Income

It can be hard to find a job when you need one at the best of times, never mind when you have chronic migraines. Master working from home with migraines and raise your income. Here are 3 things I do.

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Botox Helped My Migraines

It's so tiresome to have an aching head all the time, and migraines are so debilitating. I have a mild one today. I have found Botox to be VERY helpful

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Does Botox Help Migraines

I Waited Too Long To Try Botox Having had migraines for forty years (since I was 12), I have tried many many different remedies, treatments and medications,

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Migraine Headaches Nutrition

I am lucky enough to have a nutritionist as a dear friend who has helped me with migraine headaches nutrition facts over the past 15 years. She has put me straight on a number of occasions and ...

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Migraine Savvy: Manage Your Pain

Empower yourself with the information to make wiser choices. Become Migraine Savvy and live well despite the pain.

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Migraine Stories

We want to hear about your true-life migraine stories and how you treat your attacks. Click here to share, with our thanks.

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The Changing Migraine Symptom

I just wanted to write about the changing migraine symptom so that others will know that even after over twenty years, symptoms can change significantly from ...

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Migraine Headache Links

Find the best resource list for migraine headache links here and have a wealth of information at your fingertips.

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Anger Management for Migraines: 6 Tips to Remember

I think getting angry often accompanies migraines. Anger management for migraines is crucial to surviving them and not destroying those loved ones around you. Here are 6 Tips to help now.

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Coping with Migraine: Where Do You Turn For Help?

Living migraine free is not possible so if you are coping with migraine you need a good support network. Help is available, you can start here.

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Causes and Symptoms of Migraine: Learning Resilience

I would love to write overcoming the causes and symptoms of migraine. Assuming we know the cause and can tame our symptoms. The best thing I can share is …

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Botox Migraines on PBS in Australia

Botox Migraines News flash! As of March 1, 2014 Botox is available for chronic migraine sufferers under the PBS scheme and Medicare. Do you know what this means? It means …

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What Causes Migraines?

What causes migraines is invisible and remains elusive - there is no cure in their 7,000 year history. Recently the “TRESK” gene and gene “rs1835740” have been discovered and linked to ...

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Migraine Causes: A Medical Mystery

Underlying migraine causes are not fully understood by the medical profession. That's the bad news. The good news is that they may be able to be controlled to some degree. Find out how here.

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Stomach Migraines in Children: Prevention and Treatment

Stomach pain, nausea and vomiting can be signs of stomach migraines in children. Can they be prevented?

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Headaches in Children: Relief, Prevention and What to Watch For

According to headaches.org headaches in children cause problems at least 15 days per month in 10.3 million kids. These US statistics astound and horrify me. What are we doing about it?

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Childhood Migraines: Prevention, Treatment and Medications

It is hard to know what to do for childhood migraines when prevention and abortive therapy for children needs more research. Find your list of suitable treatments and medications here.

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Complicated Migraine

The World Health Organization (WHO) classifies severe complicated migraine as equivalent to quadriplegia, active psychosis, and dementia in terms of the disability it causes during an attack.

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Complicated Migraine Symptoms: What to Watch For

Migraines are a world wide chronic problem and complicated migraine symptoms can be debilitating. Know what to watch for so you can treat your symptoms.

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Migraine Symptoms: Warning Signs of an Attack

The general rule is, there are no rules with migraine symptoms. Everybody's experience with migraines is different. Click here to read the warning signs of an attack so you can...

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Confusing Abdominal Migraine Symptoms

Abdominal migraine symptoms typically occur in children that have a family history of migraines. They are relatively rare in adults and occur in only about 2% of children. Females are more likely …

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Migraine Headache Symptoms: Our Early Warning Signs

Our symptoms can occur days before an attack. Use your migraine headache symptoms as early warning signals so you can take action immediately and stop your migraines asap.

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Dealing With Cluster Migraine Symptoms

Having a prevention strategy when dealing with cluster migraine symptoms is important, mostly because only treating the symptoms with medications can seem hopeless. Your strategy may include

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Abdominal Migraines

Abdominal migraines are most commonly known by vomiting and recurring stomach pains in children. In fact, only 25 percent of children experience vomiting with migraine.

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Migraine News

Keeping up to date with true causal factors in migraine news with scientific current events was difficult....until now.....

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Recognize Your Migraine Headache Triggers

Migraines begin with triggers and are followed by symptoms and excruciating pain, in most cases. Learn to recognize your migraine headache triggers here so you can avoid them at all costs!

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Migraine Triggers

Many migraine triggers go unnoticed, or are brushed off as unrelated, because they occur a day or two before the actual migraine begins. Learn to recognise and understand your triggers here.

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