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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.

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Signs and Symptoms of Migraine

Keeping headaches from ruling your life is difficult. Knowing the signs and symptoms of migraine will help you manage your pain better. Click here to find what to do and what NOT to do.

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PEA Migraine Headache Medication

I bet you have not heard of this migraine headache medication that is being used to treat migraines in Europe, successfully! Click here now to stop migraines with PEA.

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Menopause Headaches: When Will They Stop?

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.

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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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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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Cure For Migraine Headache: Balanced Hormones Hype or Hope

Balancing your hormones might be just the answer you have been looking for to stop your migraine attacks. Is this your cure for migraine headache? Click here to find out.

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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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Migraine News For Current Developments

Stay up to date on Migraine News with the most current articles on the net. Bookmark this page and use it whenever you need up to date info on migraines. Be informed.

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Submit Your Migraine Articles And Touch Thousands of Lives

Help thousands by sharing your migraine articles if you are a fellow sufferer or health professional specializing in migraine treatment. Click here to have your own web page at Migraine Savvy now.

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Migraine Triggers Lead to Head-Splitting Torture

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 recognize and understand your triggers here.

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Menstrual Headaches: The Uncontrollable Trigger

If menstrual headaches are causing migraines, they can be frightening and disturb your life. The more severe and chronic they are, the more destruction in your life. To stop the headaches, click here.

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Hormonal Migraines: What Works Best?

The characteristics of hormonal migraines for millions of women are above and beyond the normal monthly menstrual cycle that brings cramps, bloating and irritability. Here are two ideas for relief...

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Menstrual Migraine Treatment Tips

The problem with the menstrual migraines, associated with a woman's menstrual cycle, is how to fight an uncontrollable trigger. Click here for menstrual migraine treatment tips and stop suffering.

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Premenstrual Headaches: Stop The Suffering

This head will self-destruct in 10-9-8 seconds. Premenstrual headaches and hormones have ruled my life or dare I say ruined my life. Click here for the ways I have found to stop them.

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Butterbur Migraine

I used butterbur for 18 months and it kind of reduced the pain intensity, but it did not stop how often I get them. I have stopped it now and will try

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Tension Headache

Hi Holly, I've been seeing an integrative neurologist to get a handle on my tension headaches. From all of her suggestions, this is what I find works

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Know Your Migraine Treatment Options

Your migraine treatment options will depend on your diagnosis. There are a number of things to consider. Knowing your options gives you more treatment choices. Click here to get them.

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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 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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How Do You Cure Headache?

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.

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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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Migraine Planning

Hi everyone, To find meaning in life I normally try to make sure much of what I do is meaningful. It takes a lot of energy for me to go out, so I need

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Paralyzing Migraines

I don't get any pain at all. Just once a year I get paralyzed for about 4 hours down one side of my body and I absolutely have to go to bed. Mostly right

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Zig Zag Lights

I don't get any pain but I get zig zag lights in my peripheral vision. And then sometimes I need to go and have asleep. But no pain. I am one of the

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Head Splitting Migraines

Head splitting, eye crushing, snotty, blurry migraines.

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Torturous Migraines

Unfair, destroying, painful ... painful .... painful. It makes me so sad to have migraines interrupt my life. I get them almost daily and I can't take

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Migraine Headache Remedies I Use

There is an overwhelming amount of information around migraine headache remedies. This is what I have discovered to be effective at reducing the excruciating pain that comes with migraines.

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Homeopathic Migraine Relief Hope or Hype?

I've had no success with homeopathic migraine relief but check out these combinations with Chinese herbs. The healing properties have been known and successful for centuries.

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Migraine Headache Music: The Calm Before the Storm

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

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Help From A Migraine Expert

Get help from a migraine expert and learn to manage and survive your migraine attacks. Chronic migraine can destroy lives, don’t let it be you. Click here and get the support you deserve.

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About Holly Hazen, Migraine Sufferer, MCAP Counselor and Psychotherapist

Desperation in search of pain relief can drive you crazy. Holly Hazen at MigraineSavvy.com teaches skills to create a more peaceful balanced life with effective pain management strategies. Click here.

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Surviving Chronic Migraine Monthly Ezine

Is there a key to surviving chronic migraine or living well with migraines? Read the tips from a fellow migraineur to help you solve the puzzle. Join the mailing list now ... don't wait!

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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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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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Help for Migraines Tool Kit

Get help for migraines now by building your own tool kit. Here are 11 steps with forms to print out and step by step instructions to navigate your way through effective chronic pain management.

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Pain Counseling Sessions Online

Online pain counseling is an easy way to help you deal with your migraine attacks and their impacts from the comfort of your home. Don't let them control you ... read on to find out how.

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Get Migraine Support 24/7

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

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How to Find Meaning in Life with Migraines

Making meaning in life with any chronic illness can be hard. Read how to find meaning in life with migraines to help inspire your negative self.

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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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Migraine Headache Prevention: When To Use Prophylactic Medications

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.

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OH NO NOT AGAIN

This is my first thought when I feel a migraine coming on. I don't have any words for migraines that are not swear words!!!

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Relentless Migraines

Hi Holly, Oh this is great! Here are some words I use: Frustrating, silencing, impacting, continuous, on and on and on. Sarah Hey Holly, Great topic.

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Wretched Migraines

Hi Holly, I just could not resist sending in some words that I often use to describe my migraine attacks that seem to catch others off guard or something.

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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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List of Migraine Medications - Which One Is Best for You?

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.

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Easy Migraine Home Remedy Alternatives

Prevent your attacks with these easy migraine home remedy alternatives. Like the two best supplement combinations for migraines, don’t waste your money on things that don’t work.

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Migraines Suck

I know I should not say this, but migraines suck. I am in search of a better more descriptive word so click here to see my list and vote on your favorite or even better add your own.

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20 Migraine Comments I Never Want to Hear Again

The things people say amaze me. Here are 20 migraine comments I never want to hear again. I remember it all like it was yesterday.

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Feverfew for Migraines: What To Do And When

Natural pain relief for migraines can be difficult to find. Feverfew for migraines has been compared to aspirin and might just be the way to go if ...

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