The use of solid-state, novel caloric vestibular stimulation (CVS) device can significantly reduce number of migraine days experienced by many adult migraineurs, according to a new double-blind, randomized study published in Headache. The Study The volunteers in the study had a long history of migraines. They experienced significant reduction in number of episodes in a … [Read more...] about A New Drug Free Device “Caloric Vestibular Stimulation Device” Can Prevent Episodic Migraine
I’ve selected all these apps based on user reviews, quality, and overall reliability as a source of solid support for all those who live with migraine headaches. Migraine is the third most prevalent condition in the world, according to Migraine Research Foundation, so there’s a good chance that you or someone you know suffers from migraine. But despite its prevalence, all … [Read more...] about The Best Migraine Apps of 2017
When you get a migraine, you just want some relief. Although different types of medications are available, no single treatment may work for everyone. Your doctor will carry out many tests to create a unique treatment plan based on your symptoms, healthy history and how often your migraine occurs. Mostly, the treatment consists of a combination of some lifestyle changes and … [Read more...] about Five Signs your Migraine Treatment is not Working
Some foods can trigger migraine, and each one works independent of the other. The exact reason for these foods causing headaches is still not known, but researchers believe that some substances in them can interact with nerve system and blood vessels of the brain triggering a migraine attack. Scientists believe that certain chemicals present in foods actually constrict blood … [Read more...] about Foods That Can Give You Headache
You’ve just seen your doctor for your migraine or headache. You definitely want to get most from your appointment. I am providing you few tips to optimize the impact of every appointment on your migraine management. Make notes about this appointment If you’ve taken notes during the appointment, make sure they are complete and will be easy to understand later on when … [Read more...] about Important Things to Do After Your Migraine Appointment
If you’re among millions who experience migraines, you know they’re much more than just a headache. The intense pulsing, throbbing, and excruciating pain that accompanies a migraine can be so debilitating that the American Headache Society reports that more than 93 percent of all those who get migraines are unable to work or function normally during an episode. Most patients … [Read more...] about Migraine Home Remedies from Around the World-Exciting Herbal Options That May Work For You
Skullcap Skullcap works best for stress headaches, and provides relaxing effect. Besides making you feel more relaxed, it also improves blood flow throughout brain removing some pressure caused due to headache. The active ingredients of skullcap are flavonoids that possess anti-inflammatory and antioxidant properties. It’s a mild sedative, so avoid drinking it if you’re on … [Read more...] about Top Herbal Teas For Speedy Migraine Relief
Many essential oils can be successfully used to soothe migraines and headaches to get you through the day. But you need to keep in mind that frequent headaches can also be symptoms of something more serious and you should discuss them immediately with your doctor to discover the underlying cause. The magic of essential oils works wonders to reduce muscle spasm, … [Read more...] about The Best Essential Oils For Your Migraines
Author’s Note: I discovered the magical Kale properties about few years back. It has tons of magnesium and Omega-3s that most migraine sufferers need to prevent their attacks. Here I am discussing its benefits for my readers: Kale Has Highest Nutrient Density With Kale you get nutritional bang for your buck. How? Just one cup of raw kale has only 35 calories yet it … [Read more...] about Did You Know Kale Is A Migraine Superfood?
You know migraine can strike you anytime; with this useful kit in hand you will be ready. List of items that should be there in your migraine survival kit: Sunglasses –Keep a pair of high-quality sunglasses to cut down glare from a tablet or computer screen if you plan to work. Water Bottle – There’s strong evidence that migraine sufferers are more prone to … [Read more...] about Your Ultimate Migraine Survival Kit!
Your state of health depends on how well you look after your body, and it’s important that your diet includes healthy fruit drinks. To avoid a migraine attack and keep yourself healthy, drink lots of liquids, get moderate amounts of exercise (or a long walk). By liquids, I don’t mean lemonade, coke or other dirks that contains tons of sugar. Here’s the short list of the … [Read more...] about Healthiest Migraine drinks in the World!
For all those who suffer from migraines, figuring out the exact trigger can be a nightmare, but it’s an important step in managing and preventing your pain. But while some triggers, such as stress, as well known, I am discussing few that may come as a big surprise to you. Sex Sometimes intense physical activity can be a potential migraine trigger, and unfortunately, … [Read more...] about Surprising Migraine Triggers that can Rock you anytime!
In most foods, tyramine is produced from natural breakdown of complex amino acid tyrosine. It’s not added to foods. Its level shoot up in foods that are fermented, aged, or stored for a long time or are not fresh. Dairy Use with caution All aged cheeses Allowed Fresh cheese: cottage, American, ricotta, farmer, mozzarella, cream cheese, velveeta, or other … [Read more...] about Low-Tyramine Diet can work for your Migraine
Many kids may learn from-and may even enjoy-nursing their own parents. Your medications are as essential as all supplies of your kids when you venture out. Never bring guilt into the equation, as that will just add more emotional pain to the physical. Experiencing migraine as a parent can be sometimes unpleasant. Besides caring for your kids, you also have to worry … [Read more...] about Six Valuable Tips for Parenting with a Migraine