By Emily & Jorie - My introduction to essential oils almost seemed clandestine. I had been hearing a lot about them for quite some time but really hadn’t looked into them enough myself. My interest had been piqued so I reached out to a friend I knew was using them. I originally was looking for … Continue reading Essential Oils for Migraine
By Jorie - I’m a big believer in treating our ailments as naturally and holistically as we can. Why not use the gifts the earth has given us? And if they work--well, even better. I’m not anti-medication, but I am very PRO- natural remedies. Vitamins and supplements have long been used to treat several medical conditions, … Continue reading The Power of Vitamins and Supplements
By Jamie - What is Chiropractic Care? Chiropractic medicine focuses on treating neuromuscular and musculoskeletal disorders through manual adjustment and manipulation of the spine. This type of medicine is completely drug-free, non-surgical and very hands-on. The goal of chiropractic care is to increase functionality, reduce pain, and educate patients on a healthier lifestyle through diet … Continue reading Treating Migraines with Chiropractic Care
By Jorie - There are few reasons I would ever want to be stuck with numerous needles at once. Treating migraines, however, is definitely one of them. Acupuncture has become one of my main lines of treatment for my chronic migraines, and for good reason. When I started acupuncture back in April this year, to say … Continue reading The “Point” of Acupuncture: Chinese Medicine for Migraine
By Jamie - I’m from Indiana. I love Indiana. But as most know, Indiana is… old-school, traditional, conventional. I was raised this way, even through the methods in which I treated my migraines. In my seven years of suffering from migraines, less than one has been spent using holistic and alternative treatments. Thank you, college, for … Continue reading My Experience with CBD for Migraine
By Emily - If you’ve read my about me page you might already know I have not had a migraine since last fall. I have had some close calls with auras and other prodrome symptoms -- defined as the first beginning stage of a migraine attack -- without the headache phase to follow, as well as … Continue reading Migraine Life with Diet & Chemical Sensitivities
By: Jorie - Mantra: "When "I" is replaced by "we," even "illness" becomes "wellness." - Malcolm X *buzz, buzz, buzz* My alarm breaks me out of an agitated sleep. I can’t see, but not because it’s dark. The room is lit up dimly with soft morning sunlight, but my head is pierced with pain on one side, … Continue reading Migraine & Headache Awareness Month 2017
There are tons of alternatives to medication out there. I’ve never been ashamed of being medicated, but I’ve always wished I could find relief in more natural ways, apart from changing my diet and exercise habits.