Natural Remedies for Aiding Migraine Relief

There are lots of medications available for treating migraines, but for whatever reason, whether to supplement over-the-counter or prescribed medications, some migraines sufferers like to use natural treatments or alternative therapies in order to treat their migraines. These are a few of those natural treatments which are often opted for.

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Weather and Migraines – Correlation or Causation?

Many migraine sufferers say that one of their migraine triggers is changes in the weather, in particular, changes in temperature, humidity and pressure. However, a study which was published in 2004 in ‘Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain’ found that the influence which the weather has upon migraine sufferers may not be as strong as some sufferers believe.

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Migraine – Undertreated and Underfunded

The Eurolight study (or, to give it its full name; the Eurolight study on consultations and utilisation of migraine-specific medications as indicators of adequacy of medical care in Europe) was a cross-sectional questionnaire-based survey which was given to over 9000 participants across ten European countries. It was looking to illustrate the current burden and impact of migraine within Europe. It went on to show just how underfunded and undertreated migraine is.

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The Evidence For and Against Treating Migraines With Hypnosis

Hypnosis is considered by some as nothing more than a stage trick, but hypnosis has far more to it than that. Hypnosis has been used since the 1700s as a form of pain management. In fact, it was around in Ancient Egypt in the form of “sleep temples”. Currently, it’s used for a variety of conditions; such as to help manage chemotherapy symptoms in cancer patients, help women through childbirth, and to help manage severe anxiety and PTSD.

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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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