By Winslow - Histamines are defined as substances that cause allergic reactions, dilate blood vessels, and make the vessel walls abnormally react. Histamine is part of the body's natural allergic response to substances. But... histamines can be a no-no for migraines. According to Migraine.Com... Histamine can be a migraine trigger, even if a person has … Continue reading Histamines: A Migraine Trigger?
By Sarina & Wanda - What are Inflammatory Foods? - Sarina If you have a chronic illness, you have probably heard countless suggestions and unwarranted advice on what will “cure you” or give you relief. Most of the time, these unwanted -- and sometimes downright ridiculous -- recommendations are not even worth the attempt. (Do … Continue reading Migraine & Inflammatory Foods
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
By Liza - "Fibromyalgia symptoms are only about 30% amenable to current pharmaceutical strategies on the market." This is according to Kathleen Houlton, PhD, MPH, lead author of Potential Dietary Links in Central Sensitization in Fibromyalgia. Given that statement and the current estimate of about 5 million people struggling with fibromyalgia and no doubt the … Continue reading Fibromyalgia and Nutrition
By Laura - In a funny turn of events… I thought I was making myself a lovely elixir to help me fall asleep. Instead I’m sitting here awake at 5 am writing this to you because I completely forgot cacao could act as a stimulant. Oops! In the end, what was a happy accident it … Continue reading Fighting Migraine Brain: An Energizing Cacao Elixir