Welcome to my migraine blog where I share my migraine journey, coping tips and solutions I (other readers, our members and my clients) have found along the way.
I am honored to share this information with you and I would love to help you not just manage to survive the pain and suffering of chronic Migraine Headaches, but to learn to thrive and live fully in spite of them.
Listed below you will find all the new pages that are added on MigraineSavvy.com along with updates to existing pages. It will also keep you up to date with other postings, tips and news about Migraines.
Just right-click on the orange RSS button to subscribe to my Migraine Blog. You will need to then paste the URL into your RSS reader. It's that easy - right click, copy link location (words may vary) and paste!
Or you can bookmark this page so you can come and visit us as often as you wish.
If you can't find what you are looking for below, please click in the white search bar in the tab at the top of this page and type it in.
For example, if you want to find all the pages that mention the word "acute drugs" or "medications" on MigraineSavvy.com, enter the word "acute drugs" (you don't need the quote marks) into the search box and click Search.
A new page will appear with your list of articles to scroll through and select.
Click here to write for this Blog too! We love to hear from you.
I have been reading about this ‘treatment’, if you can call it that, for ages now. Daith piercing for migraines is a load of bollocks. Click here to see why.
My personal cost of migraines has cost me almost the price of a house. I think I’d rather have a house. Click here for some ways to be thrifty without sacrificing quality, time and more money!
Ever come away from your headache doctor thinking "what the?" Click here now for THE questions you need to ask and some great tips to be prepared for the next appointment. Stop suffering sooner.
Come share your true-life migraine stories and how you treat your attacks. You never know who else you will help. Click here to connect with others who completely understand. You are not alone.
I just had the headache from hell for 42 days straight. How do you cure headache? I normally get migraines so I did not feel prepared to handle this headache. I had to use this to stop it.
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 ...
What is our role in migraine prevention as the migraineur? Do we rely on our Doctors plan for our pain management or is it better to become our own advocate?
Find the specific migraine prevention medications you need with the details and common side effects. Educate yourself before and after the doctor’s appointments here with this information.
According to the Mayo Clinic only 1 in 10 people take prophylactics for migraine headache prevention and only half are diagnosed correctly. Quite alarming. Read here for when to use them.
When will my menopause headaches stop? I thought I'd be migraine free after menopause, but they are carrying on and on. Get help here.
Managing stress is easy right, just stop worrying. Learning how to prevent migraines by reducing stress could be a crucial part of your migraine prevention plan. Is stress your trigger? Click here.
If living migraine free is not possible, you will need a good support network for coping with migraine. Click here for help and start now. Do not suffer needlessly for one minute longer.
Is pain relief still just trial and error after all these years? Not if I can help it. Click here to find options and effective tips on the treatment for migraine headaches. Don’t let the pain win.
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.
This long list of migraine medications gives you many treatment options. Click here to learn about the medications approved for migraine relief, sorted by medication type. And an easy A-Z list.
Ocular migraines are rare but have triggers and symptoms just like classical migraines. Click here for 10 tips to help manage your ocular migraine symptoms.
Finding the right migraine help you need in all areas of your life is essential. Getting the right thing at the right time is vital to surviving migraines. Click here and find what works.
Abdominal migraine treatment is similar for children, adolescents and adults. Click here to find information on treatment and prevention now. Don't wait.
Somethings people say to me around these migraines surprise me. Click here for 20 migraine comments I never want to hear again. Use this as therapy with people who understand. Completely!
Developing a pain management strategy was the single most important thing I did. The right migraine headaches treatment and prevention drugs are crucial to coping long term. Click here for tips.
Got a question or request? Click here to contact me with this form at Migraine Savvy.com. I will respond as soon as possible, if I don’t have a migraine! Computers are a no go zone when I do.
Over the counter pain killers are different to the over the counter migraine medication that we take to abort attacks. Pain killers that stop inflammation don’t work alone for migraines. Click here.
Having a prevention strategy when dealing with cluster migraine symptoms is important. Sometimes medications don’t work. Then what? Click here for some strategies that work for me.
This migraine headache symptom can be scary. Here are some ways to deal with migraine aura without headache. The good news is …
Migraine aura symptoms can vary. These alarming physiological warning signals can include flashing dots, blind spots, speech impairment and effect other senses. Use them to your advantage. Click here.
I had never even heard of vestibular migraine before my friend told me about her migraine associated vertigo (MAV). There is little information around for this one. Click here to see what to do now.
Express the impossible to describe through Migraine Art. See what others are doing, inspire yourself to be creative and let go. Art is therapy too. Click here to see how I use it.
Cynthia Perkin’s eBook Mindfulness Over Migraines tells us how she eliminates her migraines in 15 minutes. Yes, you read that correctly. Click here now for the best $6.99 you will ever spend.
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 stop them sooner.
Sometimes it’s hard to make meaning in life’s hardships. If you are struggling, click here for ideas on how to find meaning in life with migraines and help inspire and stop your negative thoughts.
When I feel my eye muscles start to crush down on my eyes I know what I am in for. But visual disturbance with migraines is often pain free and harmless. Click here for relief ideas if they aren’t.
For your journey to better health watching inspirational migraine videos will help you learn coping skills and prepare ahead. More tools mean less attacks. Click here for a few of my favorites.
Helpful herbs like butterbur and feverfew are widely used as natural migraine prevention. It can be hard to know just what to take and when. Click here for the top ten vitamins that prevent attacks.
Postdrome or post migraine symptoms can linger for a day or more while your brain is attempting to recover from the neurological disturbance. Try these six tips to get over it quicker.
When temporary visual impairment occurs, it might be an optical migraine. Optical migraine symptoms cause vision loss and may not come with a painful attack. Click here for some clear answers.
This neurological disease is not just a headache. Find the types of migraines, subsets, symptoms and indications here. Know your migraine diagnosis so you can treat it. And stop it. Fast!
Migraines are recognized as a worldwide debilitating problem. Click here to know what complicated migraine symptoms look like and what you can do about them.
Treatment for migraine associated vertigo is basically the same as it is for the general migraines. Click here to read what to do and what not to do. And hold onto something while you read this ;-)
Stay on top of current Migraine News with the most recent articles on the net. Bookmark this page and come back for up to date research on migraines. Be informed. It’s your best chance to stop them.
Get help for migraines by building your own tool kit. Click here for 11 steps with printable forms you and step by step instructions to navigate your way through effective chronic pain management.
Meditation is proven to help migraines. Click here for two meditation books for migraine I use are Cynthia Perkins Mindfulness Over Migraines and Herbert Benson’s that I adapted for us sufferers.
World Health Organisation (WHO) rates it as a leading cause of disability worldwide - Complex Migraine Headache is not just pain.
Migraines in children can differ significantly or slightly from us adults. Know what differences to watch for to recognise their migraine symptoms.
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?
The disability that chronic migraines cause is significantly underestimated. Large numbers of the population do not receive effective treatment or care for this medical condition. Why? Click here.
Can you even imagine having daily migraines? If you are reading this, you probably can. Here are the basics and some tips to help you cope.
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.
It is rated as a leading cause of disability worldwide. Complex Migraine is not just the pain phase. Click here to read of the other 3 other phases you need to know about. Act fast for best results.
I could not believe that someone could have a silent migraine, a migraine without pain. How scary is that! Here are 7 tips to help you cope with silent attacks.