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Consider an alternative treatment for migraines when your attacks are persistent and conventional treatments don't work. One of these may help you live well ...
When migraineurs fail to respond to triptans or ergotamines these ten migraine medications are used to find relief from acute episodes as alternatives to the emergency department.
The long list of migraine medications gives you many treatment choices. Learn about the meds approved and recommended for migraine relief, sorted by med type.
About Holly Hazen, Migraine Sufferer, MCAP Counselor and Psychotherapist
Are digestion problems one of the causes of migraine headache? The raw or cooked food debate has been going on for ages. Find out here what to do to help eliminate your migraines?
Keen to prevent your migraines? Here are the top six most effective and scientifically proven supplements for migraines, plus some other alternatives to hold off those nasty attacks.
Find the best resource list for migraine headache links here and have a wealth of information at your fingertips.
The intense pain that comes with a migraine attack can trigger panic. My best tool for this is meditation. Here is the healing meditation music I use to calm down and take care of the migraine fast.
I spent years tracking my migraine elimination diet with little support or guidance. I wish this elimination diet was around when I needed it.
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.
Did you know that gluten can trigger migraines? A simple blood test for migraines and gluten might mean the difference between heaven and hell …
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
This neurological disease is not just a headache. Find the types of migraines, subsets, symptoms and indications here. Know your migraine.
Studies show reduced migraine frequency and increased pain tolerance from using Progressive Muscle Relaxations. Here is an easy Migraine relaxation technique for you.
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.
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
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 ...
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
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.
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.
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.
Feverfew and white willow bark are well known migraine supplements. Butterbur, Coffee …. ugh what to take? Find some good combination remedies here.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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
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,
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 ...
We want to hear about your true-life migraine stories and how you treat your attacks. Click here to share, with our thanks.
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 ...
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.
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.
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 …
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 …
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 ...
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.
Stomach pain, nausea and vomiting can be signs of stomach migraines in children. Can they be prevented?
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?
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.
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.
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.
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...
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 …