Natural Remedies for Migraines: Avoid Most Common Food Allergies

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Some of the meds used for chronic migraine relief can have a long list of side effects. Because of this, patients look for natural remedies for migraines.

One of the more popular migraine support group type websites promotes the idea that migraines are genetically based and there is really nothing that can be done to “cure” migraines.  The best we can do is hope to manage them successfully with medications and, to a lessor extent, dietary choices.

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Migraines in Children: Do Meds Work? Are They a Good Idea?

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Placebo plays strong role for headaches in children

When ANY child has headaches, something is wrong.  They don’t just happen and they darn sure aren’t because that child is deficient in some medication.  And yet, we seem to think this is the case because the administration of medication seems to be the treatment of choice in mainstream medicine.

Even if a medication controls the headache for that moment, it has in no way, shape or form fixed what was causing the headache.  As a parent, it is your job to NEVER accept anything less than an answer.

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Chronic Migraine Headaches as a Progressive Brain Disorder?

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Chronic migraines as a progressive brain disorder

Sounds like a scary title, huh? Good, because if you suffer from migraines, you NEED to understand how serious this truly is.

And it is not about controlling the headache.  Although this may be the immediate need, this limited approach does nothing for protecting your brain.  And make no mistake–migraine sufferers have a greatly increased risk for things like heart disease, stroke and dementia.  Masking the headache with medication does not change your increased risk–it’s still going to happen unless you do something about it.

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Will Your Infant Develop Migraines? 2 Things to Look For

My near-mantra is that migraines are not a problem in the head. Rather, these headaches are a sign that something is wrong with your overall health. The evidence supporting this position is plentiful and some of this research can be found in a recent blog post that refers to migraines as a “progressive brain disorder.”

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2 Things Every Chronic Migraine Sufferer Should be Checked for

This is one of those “I’m a chiropractor so this will be biased” articles. This bias is further accentuated by the fact that I’ve written a Migraines and Epilepsy book. This article describes that ONE thing that EVERY single headache sufferer needs to do, and yet rarely do.

I understand headaches very well. Migraines. Tension type headaches. Cervicogenic headaches. Sinus headaches. Unfortunately, many chronic headache sufferers actually experience many different types of headaches. Since most physicians have a single tool to use, they can only address a single type of headache at a time. This is why it seems like no treatment works—it’s rare that a single treatment that is going to help for more than one type of headache.

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