Medications, Migraine, and Pregnancy

Being pregnant is a huge challenge even of itself, but add migraines into the mix and it’s a whole other ballgame. You want to do the best for your unborn child, but you also need to keep your migraines under control. The big question then is; what migraine treatments and medication can you use safely whilst pregnant?

Medications, Migraine, and Pregnancy

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Ginger And Reducing Migraine Pain

Over-the-counter and prescription medications are one way to treat the symptoms of migraine. Additionally, Botox, and acupuncture are just two of the other methods which doctors can prescribe migraine sufferers to help in reducing their migraine frequency and intensity.

Ginger And Reducing Migraine Pain

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The Four ‘C’ Foods Migraine Sufferers Avoid

Although the specific migraine triggers vary from migraine sufferer to migraine sufferer, there are some foods which commonly trigger migraines for many sufferers. These are the four Cs – chocolate, citrus, cheese, and claret (technically any red wine, but claret was the well-known one beginning with C).

The Four ‘C’ Foods Migraine Sufferers Avoid

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Anti-Migraine Lens Mesh

If you work in front of a screen for a lot of the time, and you also suffer from migraines, you probably know all too well how incompatible screens and migraines can be. One option is to avoid too much screen-time, but if you have a job that’s centered around computers, what can you do?

Anti-Migraine Lens Mesh

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The Sodium Level/Migraine Link

Previous studies have shown that migraine sufferers have significantly higher sodium levels in their cerebrospinal fluid than those who do not suffer from migraines. Not only that, but when sodium levels peak in the cerebrospinal fluid – in the early morning and late afternoon, this is when sufferers often report the onset on migraines.

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What is Cupping? And is it Safe?

Cupping is a practice which has become ‘trendy’ in recent years, but it’s an ancient form of alternative medicine which has been around for a very long time. In fact, the first recorded use of cupping dates back to around 1,550 B.C., when it was used in Egypt and written about in the Ebers Papyrus – one of the world’s oldest medical textbooks.

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