Living with migraines is challenging. Because of this, turning to simple fixes is tempting. Everybody is different. Discovering why you suffer — and what makes you better or worse — is extremely important. Many people find it is one or a combination of these four issues contributing t
Your Sugar or Your Life? How Your Glycemic Load Impacts Migraines and Adrenal Fatigue Foods with low glycemic loads are the best choice for your health. Meals made up of simple carbohydrates (sugar!) spike your blood sugar, causing both long and short-term damage to your body. Our bod
Thyroid Dysfunction and Migraines – How Stress Affects it All Your thyroid affects every cell in your body. This butterfly-shaped organ is located in the front of your throat and helps control the way your body uses energy. Your thyroid also dictates your body’s metabolism. T
Understanding Migraine Hangover Most people would be surprised to know that migraine hangover is a real thing. But, migraineurs are all too familiar with the condition. The scientific name for the hangover is postdrome, and it starts when the attack ends. Migraine attacks can last for
Your Adrenal Glands Need Help If you’re trying your very best to keep the stress levels under control, the anxiety out of your sleep, and the pain away from your body as we enter the new year, this article is for you. Now is the perfect time for a refresher on how to cope with the str
Adrenal fatigue syndrome (AFS) is the result of exposure to chronic stress. The adrenal glands release cortisol and other hormones during stress. Increased cortisol levels wear down the glands, causing a trickling effect of poor health.
Did you know? You can relieve adrenal fatigue by eating very specific foods in combination with each other. Adrenal fatigue is one of the four main causes of migraine pain. Eating the right foods in a specific combination can not only relieve migraine pain but can also reduce addition
Weak adrenals can supply adequate cortisol levels when the body suffers a little stress, but when you expose the person to major stressors or somebody suffers from PTSD, the adrenals produce very low cortisol levels. With specialized testing, low adrenal function is easily determined.
If you’ve read any of my posts, you already know cortisol is a major hormone related to stress and headaches. DHEA is your ‘other’ stress hormone. DHEA is responsible for controlling your blood sugar, your mood and your immunity; And for chronic headache sufferers
Adrenal Fatigue Syndrome, Stress and Migraines General adaptation syndrome, or GAS, is how the body responds to stress. Adrenal fatigue can do a great deal of damage to your body, especially if you suffer from chronic conditions like migraines or arthritis. Stress can make everything