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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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Article Directory - Treatment and Prevention

Want to learn about migraine treatment and prevention? Click here for the article directory: traditional and alternative treatments, medication, migraine relief and a special section for children.

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Can Acupuncture for Migraines Stop Relentless Attacks?

Can acupuncture help with headaches? Acupuncture for migraines has been endorsed by The World Health Organization (WHO) since 1979. It helps by restoring the flow of your energy through channels called meridians. But what about…

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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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Disclosure and Advertising for Migraine Savvy.com

MigraineSavvy.com is my personal site. I provide this disclosure to inform you of my intention to honestly represent the recommendations in this website regardless of the compensation received.

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Migraine Search Engine

For savvy migraine search results use this page.

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Contact Me

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.

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Different Types Of Migraines? Why Should I Care?

What are the different types of migraines? Migraine with aura, migraine without aura, migraine without headache, migraine with brainstem aura, hemiplegic migraine, chronic migraine and retinal migraine. Know your migraine diagnosis so you can treat it and stop it. Fast!

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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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New Migraine Medications: Is It Time to Get Your Hopes Up?

Is this the start of real change? Learn about the new migraine medications like: Erenumab; Fremanezumab; CGRP receptor antagonists; inhaled DHE; Memantine and what this means for future migraine relief.

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Article Directory - Associated Conditions

Want to know more about what other conditions can accompany migraines? Click here to read about comorbidities like: Stroke, Depression, Celiac Disease and Gluten, Stress, Sleep disorders and more.

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Article Directory - Hope & Cope

Need to know what to do and how to nourish your migraine brain and body? Click here for all the articles in the help and food sections plus meditation.

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Ocular Migraine Stroke Risks: How to Reduce Them

Here are some steps to help you reduce ocular migraine stroke risk. If you become aware of a growing spot that starts off little, but continues to get bigger… click here for what to do. Now.

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Botox Injection for Migraine: What, Where and How

How many injection sites? OUCH! Click here to read about Botox injection for migraine and get the what, where and how of it all. Save time and money.

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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 classic 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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10 Rescue Migraine Medications To Keep You Out Of The ER

If triptans or ergotamines don’t help abort your migraine attacks, here are ten migraine medications that are used to provide relief from acute episodes as an alternative to the emergency department.

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Ocular Migraines: Top Tips To Deal With Them

Do you get blurry vision or pain in one eye for no reason? Feel nauseous too? You might have ocular migraines. Click here to learn how to deal with them.

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Myofascial Trigger Points: Relief for Tension Headache

Looking for an effective treatment that gives immediate pain relief and you can use yourself? Myofascial trigger points are used on us migraine sufferers. Click here to consider this option.

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Headache Migraine Neck Pain: The Easiest Exercises Ever

Want pain relief and want it now? Click here for the 3 easiest exercises you can do to stop headache migraine neck pain. Just lay down on the floor with these supplies from your closet and voila…

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

What medication is prescribed for migraines? Triptans; Ergotamine; over the counter meds like Excedrin and Advil; Propranolol; Topiramate; there’s more. Click here for the list of migraine medications and the top treatments proven to help abort an attack within 2 hours.

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Migraine Stroke Symptoms: What to Watch For

Can a migraine mimic a stroke? Yes, it can. And migraine stroke symptoms can be quite different for men and women. Click here to read the top 6 most common symptoms and find out what to watch for now. Don’t wait until it’s too late.

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Migraine Headache Diet

Does your diet make a difference? Can a strict migraine headache diet be used to effectively reduce migraines? Read this and decide for yourself.

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Another Migraine Food Trigger: Tannins

Why are tannins considered a migraine food trigger? Black tea, beer, dried fruit and wines all have tannins in them. Read about the connection to migraines here.

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Migraine Elimination Diet: How Can I Do A Simple One?

What foods should you avoid if you have migraines? Chocolate, dairy products, cheese, eggs, citrus fruits, pickled meat, salami, etc. Gather the details and try this migraine elimination diet to help master your attacks.

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Meditation for Migraines: Imagine A Migraine Free Life

You can do basic meditation for migraines exercises anywhere you are to reduce stress and anxiety around your attacks. Click here for some basic steps and a practice to get you started.

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Use Migraine Apps for Better Tracking

Of all the different migraine apps, which one works best for you to help manage your attacks? Here are a few I have played with and what I think will help make you appy.

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Migraine App Reviews

Read about what apps your fellow migraine sufferers are using at Migraine App Reviews. Add your own. Save time and money by finding out what works best.

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High Fructose Corn Syrup Triggers Migraine

If you have chronic migraines, you must become aware that high fructose corn syrup triggers migraines. Click here to see what foods it’s hiding in now.

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Get Rid of Headache

I just had the most expensive headache ever. How do you get rid of headache? Not just any headache, one that lasts 43 days. If you get these long headaches from hell, let me give you some tips.

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Get A Headache After Eating? You Could Be Histamine Intolerant

If you get a headache after eating, it might be from a histamine intolerance. Getting sick every time you eat is a nightmare. Click here for a solution.

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Natural Migraine Prevention: Vitamins

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 migraine attacks.

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Migraines Suck

I think we can all agree that migraines suck. Click here to share the words you use to describe your migraines … in public to others, without swearing.

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Migraine Supplements: How To Know What Works

Feverfew and Butterbur are well known migraine supplements. Click here to read what I tried that reduced my migraines from 16 to 9 days per month in just 6 weeks. It was a complete surprise.

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Must Read Migraine eBooks

What helps stop migraines? Acupuncture, medications, hot and cold treatments, caffeine. Click here for a short list of the migraine ebooks that will give you all the information you need to know to stop your next attack.

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Complex Migraine | 4 Phases

What are the warning signs of a migraine? There are 4 phases a complex migraine goes through: prodrome, aura, headache and postdrome. Act fast in the prodrome phase to abort an attack successfully. Click here to learn how.

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Top Migraine Headache Relief: gammaCore Device

What helps migraines? How do I find migraine headache relief? Botox injections, therapy, cervical spine block, radial frequency, occipital nerve stimulation and my top pick, the gammaCore device.

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The Migraine World Summit - Learn How To Win The Battle

Are migraines destroying your life? Are you feeling powerless against their wrath? Have you tried countless treatments with no real results? Join me and watch the Migraine World Summit. Find what works. Faster!

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Can Healing Meditation Music Ease Your Panic Attacks?

Can a migraine trigger a panic attack? Yes it can! Adrenaline gets released and wham. Use guided healing meditation music to help calm down your nervous system and get faster relief.

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Migraine Management Book: Reduce Anxiety, Manage Pain, Prevent Attacks

Winner of the 2017 New Apple Summer eBook Literary Award in Self-Help. The Migraine Management Book has steps you can use right now to tame the chaos. Click here for details and stop suffering asap.

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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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What Helps Stomach Migraines?

Rizatriptan and Almotriptan are effective treatments for severe stomach migraines. More mild ones could be managed with sleep, ginger tea, peppermint essential oil, peppermint soft gels, or anti-nausea wrist bands. Come learn your options.

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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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Drugs for Migraines: Acute Treatment

What medication is prescribed for migraines? Click here for a table listing THE drugs for migraines. It shows the combinations of medicines you can discuss with your doctor. Don’t wait, they only get worse.

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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 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.

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Which Magnesium is Best for Migraines?

Be careful what type of magnesium you take. It comes in many forms. Glycinate is one of the best forms to take if you get migraines. Come find out which magnesium is best for migraines.

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Can Magnesium Help With Migraine?

Studies prove that many migraine sufferers have low levels of magnesium. But can magnesium help with migraine? Can it stop your attack? Click here to find out.

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