The Dirty Dozen and Clean Fifteen – Shopping Organically for Migraineurs Have you heard of The Dirty Dozen and The Clean Fifteen? The food you eat has an extraordinary impact on your mind and body. For migraineurs, a diet with fewer pesticide-ridden foods can help reduce the sev
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
The Sticky Link Between Gluten and Migraines Gluten has become a bad word in America, but few people truly understand why. Today, we look at what gluten is, why people have a sensitivity to it, and how it can affect migraines. What is gluten? Why do some people have problems with it?
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
How to Use Reflexology for Migraine Headaches What is Reflexology? So, you’re suffering from pounding migraines and you’re ready to try some alternative medicine to help you heal. Alternative medicine takes many different forms – some simple and others not so simple. Maybe you’ve hear
Hot or Cold Therapy for Migraine Pain So, your migraines have been causing ear shattering pain and you’re looking for a way to get some fast relief? Heat/cold therapy is an option touted by many migraineurs to treat migraine pain. Heat Therapy for Head Pain Heat therapy is often calle
Migraine Treatment Myth Revealed The concept of healing yourself from disease is a touchy subject often known to elicit eye-rolls from many well-respected medical professionals. After all, healing yourself is just another migraine myth and defeats the purpose of a doctor, right? Our e
Some studies have shown a link between gluten intolerance and thyroid disease (especially hypothyroidism), and we already know there is a link between hypothyroidism and migraines, so let’s connect the dots.