When someone you know suffers from migraines, it can be hard to know what you can do to help. You can’t stop their pain, as much as you want to, but you still want to do something to help them if you can.
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.
Plain water is great, but there are some more unusual drinks that have the added bonus of having a good reputation when it comes to helping relieve a migraine attack. These are a few which you might like to try.
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?
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.
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).
Migraine sufferers in Scotland have the opportunity to be prescribed what has been deemed by some as a “life-changing” migraine drug.
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?
It’s not high on most migraine sufferers lists of “migraine treatments to try”, but one migraine sufferer found some relief from her migraines in the form of swimming in the cold sea every day.