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How to Prevent Migraines: Managing Stress

Managing stress is easy right, just stop worrying. How to prevent migraines through reducing stress can be a crucial part of your migraine prevention plan.

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Accepting Migraines – What We Choose to Share

Here are 3 tips for accepting migraines and knowing what to say to new people we meet or old friends we haven’t seen for a while. And acceptable responses instead of “it’s been hell, how about you?”

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Migraines and Depression: Process Emotions Through Writing

I was told that I was depressed before I got migraines. I can assure you that first were the pain and impacts of migraines and depression followed. Let me share with you how to live well despite

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Use Healing Meditation Music to Ease Your Pre-Migraine Anxiety

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.

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Migraines and Food: Food is Medicine

I’ve done more dieting for my Migraines and food has become my number one focus besides my health. All meals and all snacks are pre planned so I never risk causing another Migraine...

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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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Biofeedback for Migraine in Shop

An effective method to reduce the intensity of attacks is biofeedback for migraine. Find the best one in Migraine Savvy's Shop.

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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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Biofeedback and Migraines: Goals of Training

Stress management, biofeedback and migraines commonly use guided meditation and are well known. Great patience is needed so you may just have to persevere learning as adults.

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Bisoprol and Midodrine for Migraines

I have been on Bisoprol for years and it has cut down on my migraines. Midodrine (also given for my POTS has also helped tremendously with my migraines.

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Marriage Counseling Tips: Tools for Change

The circular dance of fighting in couples often gets us nowhere. Here are some helpful marriage counseling tips to use to reduce any tension that might potentially lead to migraine.

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All Sufferers Need Migraine Help

Finding the right migraine help you need in all areas of your life is so important. Getting the right amount and the right kind, at the right time is vital to surviving migraines. Let me help you.

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Migraine Savvy: Manage Your Pain and Enjoy Your Life More

Become Migraine Savvy. Empower yourself with wiser choices. Use the information and tips you'll find to live well despite the pain. Start your new life now ...

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Migraines in Children: What is Different?

Migraines in children can differ significantly or slightly from us adults. Know what differences to watch for to recognise their migraine symptoms.

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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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Inspirational Migraine Videos for When Migraines Get You Down

On our journey to better health we all need inspirational migraine videos to watch and learn from especially if our migraines get us down. Here are my favorites.

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Migraine Stomach: Nausea Explained

My early warning signals can be either no appetite or feeling ravenous. When even swallowing is slower and I know … I know I have migraine stomach.

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Migraine Food: A New Idea

We are told to avoid migraine food triggers all the time but only 50% of us are affected by certain foods. I have found these unusual ideas for optimum nutrition I just had to share ...

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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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Top 6 Supplements for 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.

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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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Depression Warning Signs: What To Watch For

How do you know when depression is serious or temporary? Find depression warning signs here with a depression check list to use. Migraines and depression are common. Find out now before it’s too late.

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Myofascial Trigger Points for Migraines

One in ten people suffer from migraine headaches. Myofascial trigger points are widely known as an effective approach you can use yourself or from a treatment to get immediate pain relief.

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Headache Migraine Neck Pain: The Easiest Exercises Ever

These are the three easiest exercises you will ever do for headache migraine neck pain. Just lay down on the floor with these supplies and ....

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Migraine Pain Medication: My Failed List

I have written down my failed migraine pain medication list with the intention of instilling some hope in you if you are at your wits end. The trial and error can be grueling.

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Alternative Treatment for Migraines Gives You Options

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 ...

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10 Rescue Migraine Medications

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.

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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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About Holly Hazen, Migraine Sufferer, MCAP Counselor and Psychotherapist

About Holly Hazen, Migraine Sufferer, MCAP Counselor and Psychotherapist

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Digestion Problems: Another Cause of Migraine

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?

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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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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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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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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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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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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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