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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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Complex Migraine | 4 Phases

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.

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Cluster Migraines

What type of migraine can disappear for a few months and then hit hard and fast? Cluster migraines are also called cluster headaches. This type of migraine is brutal. Click here for the treatments.

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Inspirational Migraine Videos For When They Get You Down

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.

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Migraine Pain Management Course

Diagnosed with migraines and feeling hopeless? Click here for a step by step migraine pain management course. Equip yourself with the tools and techniques to manage this condition. Get back to life.

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Migraine Survey - What Will Make The Difference?

Do you have 3 minutes to take my short migraine survey? Maybe I can help. I've been dealing with migraines now for over twenty years now and I know what will make a difference.

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Migraine Savvy: Manage Your Pain and Enjoy Your Life More

Become Migraine Savvy. Know your options. Empower yourself to make wiser choices. Use the information and tips you'll find here to learn resilience and thrive despite the pain. Build a better life.

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Botox Migraine Treatment is Covered on PBS in Australia

Botox Migraine Treatment News Flash! Botox is available for chronic migraine sufferers under the PBS scheme and Medicare. Do you know what this means? Click here.

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Article Directory - Treatment and Prevention

Click here to see the article list for my Article Directory Treatment and Prevention section.

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Doing What Works for Migraines. But What Works?

Migraine relief alternatives seem to be everywhere. Doing what works for migraines can be hard to find when you are desperate for immediate pain relief. So what really works effectively? Click here.

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Migraine Search Results

Migraine search results specific to MigraineSavvy.com and migraine relief strategies can be found here to supply you with information you can use.

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Home Remedy for Headache: Medication and Meditation

Let me tell you about the best home remedy for headache I have found in the past twenty years. What works for pain relief and stress relief all in one? Come find out …

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Coping with Migraine: Where Do You Turn For Help?

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.

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Migraine Specialists: Emergency Care Tips

People have different expectations about what they are looking for in migraine specialists. Start with your primary care doctor and then get a referral if you need one. Don’t wait too long for …

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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 vs Headache: A Headache is NOT a Migraine

A migraine is NOT just a headache. Click here to find out more about migraine vs headache here in this easy to read article where you will be able understand the differences between the two.

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Alternative Medicine for Migraines: A Quest for Migraine-Free Living

Find the alternative medicine for migraines that work for you. There are more alternative options available than ever before in history. Take action to help this work in your favor.

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Chinese Cure For Migraine Headache

In Chinese Medicine the imbalance of certain internal organs is believed to cause symptoms. Treating ‘Liver Fire Blazing Upwards’ is the Chinese cure for migraine headache. Get simple recipes here.

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Article Directory - The Basics

Click here to see all the articles in my Article Directory the Basics section.

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Focusing With Migraines: 3 Reasons To Do It

Stop adding to the pain, get some distance so you can think and take action. Have you tried Focusing with migraines? Sounds impossible, right? It’s not. If you are still struggling, click here.

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The Migraine World Summit Just For Patients

Come listen to the experts during The Migraine World Summit April 15th – 20th 2016. It’s a free event that will answer your most daunting questions around migraines. Don’t wait, find relief now.

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Daith Piercing for Migraines: Hope or Hype

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.

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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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Your Headache Doctor Partnership

Ever come away from your expert headache doctor thinking "what the?" Click here now for the top 3 questions you need to ask and tips you need to be prepared for the next visit. Stop suffering sooner.

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How To Help Migraine Submissions

Are you lost about how to help your migraines? Click here to see what other migraine sufferers are doing.

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How to Relieve Migraines Submissions

Read here how other migraine sufferers relieve their migraines. I will never be brave enough to try cayenne for migraine, but you might once you read this.

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How To Prevent Migraine Headaches Submissions

Avoiding triggers is the best way to prevent migraine headaches. But what if you don’t know what your triggers are? Read what others are finding here. Corn syrup is on the list!

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How to Relieve Headache?

We have so many unanswered questions as migraineurs. How to relieve, stop and abort the headache pain phase of the migraine attack is the one I get asked most often. How to stop symptoms that ruin …

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Migraine News Articles Submitted

These migraine news articles have been submitted by other migraine sufferers. Click here to read and make your own comments.

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How To Reduce Migraine Submissions

These solutions on how to reduce migraine might surprise you. Low dose naltrexone, a cure for hormonal migraines, and tinted lenses. Click here to read what is working for other migraine sufferers.

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Migraine Story Submissions

Click here for the published migraine stories submitted by other migraine sufferers. You are not alone in this.

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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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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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Get Mindfulness Over Migraines To Stop Attacks in Minutes

Want to stop the pain faster? Click here to read Mindfulness Over Migraines to learn how to stop your attacks in minutes. Yes, you read that correctly. It will be the best $6.99 you ever spend.

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

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.

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Over the Counter Migraine Medication

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.

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Migraine Doctor: 10 Tips to Plan Ahead

Know what to do when you see your Migraine Doctor. Click here to get my top 10 tips for making it all easier and get a more effective pain relief strategy. Don’t settle for pain, get the solutions.

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Migraine Relief Secrets | 5 week free e-course

Take steps to stop your migraines now with my FREE Migraine Relief Secrets 5 week e-course. Why wait to find natural solutions when you can 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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The Cost of Migraines

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!

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Migraine Prevention Medications: What Would You Choose From This List?

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.

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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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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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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. Click here now to find your list of suitable treatments and medications.

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Managing Ocular Migraine Symptoms

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.

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Abdominal Migraine Treatment

Abdominal migraine treatment is similar for children, adolescents and adults. Click here to find information on treatment and prevention now. Don't wait.

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Migraine Aura Symptoms

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.

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Vestibular Migraine

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.

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Migraine Art

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.

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Migraine Associated Vertigo: Do’s and Don’ts

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 ;-)

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