By John Martinez in association with Axon Relief (Guest Post) - If you’re active in the migraine community, you may be noticing that CBD oil is starting to pick up steam as a possible treatment for migraine headaches. However, are the floods of positive anecdotal evidence backed by scientific data? The short answer is: not … Continue reading CBD Oil for Migraineurs?
By Winslow -With the rising prices of pharmaceutical medications, a great deal of people are searching for more natural solutions to treat their migraines. Below is a list of herbs thought to be beneficial in the treatment of migraine headaches. *Disclaimer: This list is not to be used to diagnose, treat or manage any condition. … Continue reading 5 Herbs That May Treat Migraine
By Lisa (Guest Writer) - According to the Center for Disease and Control (CDC), one-third of Americans are not receiving the recommended seven-plus hours of sleep every night and over seventy different sleep disorders have been diagnosed by doctors. A lack of sleep can lead to serious health concerns like high blood pressure, diabetes, and … Continue reading Can Mindfulness Impact Sleep Quality?
By Sarina - A Little Bit About Aimovig Aimovig. You may have heard the name or seen headache and migraine accounts talk about it on social media, but what exactly is it? Aimovig was the very first medication approved by the FDA solely for the treatment of chronic migraine. Aimovig is a once-a-month injection used … Continue reading My Experience With Aimovig
By Wanda - In 2010, Botox (onabotulinum-A by Allergan) was approved by the FDA as a treatment to prevent chronic migraines. Chronic migraine is defined by the FDA as affecting at least 2% of the population -- those people having at least 15 migraine days a month. This was a historic step forward for those … Continue reading Looking Back on My 9 Years of Botox for Migraine
By María - The festivities are here! Wait a moment. Is that a good or a bad thing? It probably depends on the person and the circumstances. Holidays are meant to be celebrated. They are supposed to bring people together. The season invites us to be joyful and merry. Getting together with beloved friends and … Continue reading Yoga Tips for Surviving the Holidays
By Liza - We all experience anxiety at some point in our lives. Anxiety is simply how you react to certain stimuli that surrounds you. It’s how you react or respond to an annoying co-worker who won’t allow you to concentrate on your work, or how you respond to your child who has left their … Continue reading Calming the Anxiety of Chronic Pain
By Alexandria - If you're not familiar with self-hypnosis, let me assure you that it is nothing like what's shown in horror films. No matter how skilled the therapist, meditation leader, or professional hypnotist, hypnosis meditations cannot make you do anything you do not wish to. I've heard of self-hypnosis for many things -- weight … Continue reading The Best Free Apps to Combat Migraine & Chronic Pain
By Wanda - Dear Sir or Madam, As a person with chronic pain, it saddens me to hear of the ongoing “opioid crisis.” It saddens me that patients like myself are being prevented from receiving access to life-changing medication because of people who have turned that medication into recreational drug. It saddens me to know … Continue reading An Open Letter About The Opioid Crisis
By Wanda - When first researching what natural types of treatments might help with migraine prevention and management of symptoms, it amazed me how loosely regulated claims made by manufactures were when it came to vitamins and minerals. In fact, the industry is pretty wide open because no FDA approval is needed for “natural supplements.” … Continue reading 8 Dietary Additions that can Benefit Migraines