Testing New Migraine Drugs: What I Learned About Migraines Today

new migraine drugs

Genetic research is starting to yield real results that can help migraineurs. A new drug, called Erenumab, is one of the early contenders. Erenumab is a medication designed to block the Calcitonin-Gene-Related-Peptide (CGRP) receptor, which is believed to play a role in migraines. This drug is currently being tested in placebo-controlled, double-blind medical trials. Clinical tests are showing positive … Read more…

Mitochondria and Disease: What I Learned About Migraines Today

The mitochondria are organisms that evolved from bacteria and joined us on this journey we call life. They are living things with their own DNA and lifecycle, which happen to live inside the cells of our bodies.  We need the mitochondria because they generate energy for our cells. When the mitochondria don’t produce enough energy, the cells … Read more…

Mitochondrial DNA and Migraines: What I Learned About Migraines Today

Mitochondrial DNA and Migraines

PubMed lists 67301 papers about mitochondrial DNA. Of those, 113 come up with the added keyword “migraine”. I learned right away right away that: Certain mitochondrial DNA (mtDNA) variants and haplogroups have been found to be associated with neurological disorders … by affecting the ATP production on high-energy demanding organs, such as the brain. (1) … Read more…

Cell Genetics and Stress: What I Learned About Migraines Today

mitochondria dna

I’m reading Dr. Angela Stanton’s book Fighting the Migraine Epidemic and happened upon an interesting statement about genetics this morning: The turning on of a gene is not done by your father or mother or their parents but by the environment inside and around your cells. So we have these “migraine genes” that lay dormant … Read more…

New Series: What I Learned About Migraines Today

what I learned about migraines today

Many excellent scientists and migraine advocates are working together to try and find answers about this disease. There are solutions out there, and some are rapidly gaining credibility. New ideas and research results are being reported every single day. Since I dedicated myself to finding solutions that actually work, I’ve been learning so much about migraines … Read more…

7 Ways Psychology Research is Improving Lives of Migraine Sufferers

psychology research helping migraines

This is a guest post from Marcus at psysci.co. Suffering with migraine headaches is an experience like no other. The aura of light which can move across your visual field is uniquely disturbing; the progression of the pain through your head is uniquely excruciating; and the effects on your lifestyle are uniquely debilitating. One of the … Read more…

4 Surprising Reasons You’re Exhausted and How to Get Your Energy Back

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Migraine is a time management nightmare. You avoid making plans because you never know how you’ll feel that day. Your relationships are suffering because you can’t commit to spending time with your family and friends. You wish you had the energy to be there. You live in fear of the times you absolutely have to … Read more…

What Causes Migraines and What You Can Do About It

What causes migraines

You go to bed each night praying that you won’t wake up with a migraine. As you toss and turn your way through the night, you dream there is a cure. Subconsciously you  know what causes migraines. In the morning that dream evaporates as your consciousness awakens to the harsh reality – it is going to be another migraine day. … Read more…

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