The Medical Basics

Warning Signs of an Impending Migraine

Apr 7th, 2010 | By Beth
Warning Signs of an Impending Migraine

Some of the symptoms of a migraine can occur before the headache starts, giving the sufferer a window of time in which to potentially treat the migraine and minimize some of the symptoms. Some sufferers have reported auras, which are defined as visual disturbances such as sparkling or flashing light, lines in their visual field,
[continue reading...]



What Triggers Migraines?

Feb 22nd, 2010 | By Beth
What Triggers Migraines?

Discover common Migraine Triggers including, Food, Loud Noises, Lights, Smoke, Odors, Allergies and more.



Birth Control Pills and Migraine Headaches

Feb 22nd, 2010 | By Beth
Birth Control Pills and Migraine Headaches

First and foremost, women who begin experiencing migraines after starting birth control may find that eliminating that method of contraception eliminates their migraines. Actually, that seems like simple common sense. For some women who suffer migraines, however, taking a low dose estrogen-based birth control can reduce or eliminate their migraines attacks. The reason it works
[continue reading...]



Warding off Migraines Early

Feb 22nd, 2010 | By Beth
Warding off Migraines Early

This is not necessarily a migraine treatment list, but more so general reference of what I normally do to slow down the onset of migraines. Some of those migraine sufferers who recognize auras or other early warning signs find the following steps work very well for reducing their migraine suffering:

drinking a glass of water
taking early
[continue reading...]



Migraine Medications

Feb 22nd, 2010 | By Beth
Migraine Medications

Because there is no single magic pill to end migraines, it’s important to recognize that many medications are available to treat people with migraines. Some of the medicines are used to reduce the number of migraine attacks. Some of the medications are useful for stopping the migraine before it truly starts – when the early
[continue reading...]



Preventing Migraines

Feb 22nd, 2010 | By Beth

Ever heard, “The best treatment is prevention.”? Well, when it comes to migraines prevention is most often the first and best defense. Anytime you get a warning sign, it can be best to begin treating it as a migraine right away. Some of the advice includes:

• drinking plenty of water on a steady basis to
[continue reading...]



Treating Migraines; Treatments

Feb 22nd, 2010 | By Beth

While everyone – migraine sufferers, their friends and families, and those who treat them – wish there was a magic pill to eliminate migraines once and for all, there simply isn’t. In fact, there is no specific cure for migraine headaches. There is only prevention and treatment of the symptoms. To prevent migraines, you have
[continue reading...]



Recognizing Migraine Triggers

Feb 22nd, 2010 | By Beth
Recognizing Migraine Triggers

Tracking your own migraine patterns is the only way to accurately identify and recognize your common migraine triggers. Appropriate tracking can take time, but as it is an effort associated with pain prevention and managing your own health, it’s commonly recognized as the best way to start a program of prevention and treatment.
To start the
[continue reading...]



Migraine Treatments, How to Treat Migraines?

Jul 2nd, 2009 | By Beth

While everyone – migraine sufferers, their friends and families, and those who treat them – wish there was a magic pill to eliminate migraines once and for all, there simply isn’t. In fact, there is no specific cure for migraine headaches. There is only prevention and treatment of the symptoms.
To prevent migraines, you have to
[continue reading...]



Migraine Symptoms; Results of Migraines

Jun 10th, 2009 | By Beth

The syndrome of migraines can cause a wide range of effects on the human sufferer. First, it’s important to understand that a migraine headache causes the sympathetic nervous system to respond. The sympathetic nervous system is the sympathetic part of the autonomic division of the nervous system – it is, in short, a sympathetic reaction
[continue reading...]