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The Super Hero Guide To Vanquishing Migraine Pain, Pt. II One of Super Woman’s greatest super powers is, well, her power. Wonder Woman is one strong lady—and we’re not just talking about her Amazonian strength.  Wonder Woman has mental fortitude, courage in the face of fear, and endurance. In part 1 we said you can’t [...]

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When you see the enemy on the horizon, you have two choices: run, or stand and face it. But when the enemy is a basilar migraine, there’s really only one thing to do: stand and face it like a woman. Wonder Woman. There’s a scene in the movie where Diana is in disguise. She’s wearing a big dark cloak, […]

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Many go through life migraine-free. But then, one night in middle age--bam! It’s like a screeching alarm clock through the brain. Whether you’re a lifelong migraineur or new to hypnic headaches, you can do something about your pain. When we talk about managing migraine pain, we usually mean how to numb or eliminate pain. Many [...]

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It's known that Tom Brady and Gisele Bundchen follow a very strict diet: 20% protein, 80% vegetables, and rarely a tomato in sight. What Tom and Giselle avoid may be contributing to your intractable migraine. The Immune System’s Problem with Tomatoes Tom and Giselle avoid tomatoes (a more scientific explanation can be found here) because [...]

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It’s time to go back to school which means more headaches for kids and parents. Dealing with headaches is hard. Dealing with migraines as a mom is even harder. You want to be there for your kid and when you're knocked on your back with a migraine, the guilt nearly eats you alive. How do [...]

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Do you know what the word refractory means? It’s from the latin word refractarius, meaning stubborn. It is typically used to describe things that are resistant--like the way an illness resists treatment, or a painful migraine resists resolution. It has to do with being difficult and unmanageable, making it an apt word for the migraine [...]

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Has your doctor prescribed you medication, only to have your insurance decline coverage? Maybe insurance refused to cover the migraine injections because you “only” have 14 days of migraines per month. Or maybe you’re underinsured, or your copays for prescriptions are prohibitively expensive. Whatever your situation, you may still be able to afford migraine shots, […]

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Migraine advice centers around prevention, treatment and pain management but doesn’t talk much about that strange and frustrating fourth phase: postdrome, also known as the migraine hangover. Not everyone gets it, just as not everyone gets an aura before their migraine, but those who do know how lousy the final stage feels. The pain has […]

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How Photophobia is Making Your Migraines Worse Though there is no conclusive evidence that fluorescent lights trigger migraines, the color of light they emit has been shown to make migraines worse. In fact, what you think of as a fluorescent light migraine may actually be a reaction to blue light. If you’ve ever felt a […]

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Long distance travel is one of the many challenges a migraineur must face.

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