The Brain Body Link: What I Learned About Migraines Today

brain body link

Your body’s physiological activity is orchestrated by a small gland buried deep inside your brain. The hypothalamus is the Chief Executive Officer of your endocrine system. It is the master gland, keeping track of everything that is happening inside your body and mind, and determining whether any changes are needed. Like any good executive, the hypothalamus doesn’t … Read more

An Easy Remedy for Depression: What I Learned About Migraines Today

easy remedy for depression

Depression and migraines go hand-in-hand. It’s not surprising, really. Suffering a unpredictable, uncontrollable disease is depressing. Living in pain is depressing. The notion that you may have to live this way forever is beyond depressing. But depression is more than just being sad. Depression is a chemical imbalance in the brain. You can’t just turn … Read more

Testosterone Induced Migraines: What I Learned About Migraines Today

testosterone induced migraines

Last night I had an opportunity to discuss migraines with a gentleman who has suffered with this disease for over 50 years! He is lucky by some standards. For most of his life he has averaged two migraines a year. He was diagnosed with classical migraine with aura at age 14. He has used medications to prevent … Read more

Toxic Beauty: What I Learned About Migraines Today

toxic beauty products

Would you willingly take a small dose of neurotoxin every single day? Unfortunately, you probably are already, without even knowing it. Toxins are abundant in the beauty products you may be using daily. The chemicals in cosmetics and personal care products include skin irritants, endocrine disruptors, neurotoxins, and carcinogens. The personal care industry is poorly regulated in the U.S., and … Read more

Vitamin D and Chronic Pain: What I Learned About Migraines Today

vitamin D and chronic pain

Do you ever feel like you ache right down to your bones? Maybe this feeling isn’t just metaphorical. It is entirely possible that your bones are actually causing you pain. I’ve been reading the Power of Vitamin D by Dr. Sarfraz Zaidi. Part of the book focuses on how vitamin D deficiency can cause chronic pain. How Vitamin … 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

Migraine Triggers are Clues to Solving Your Migraine Mystery

migraine triggers

Migraine triggers are activities that turn a normal day into a migraine day. We are taught that the best way to manage our migraines is to figure out what our triggers are, and avoid them. Unfortunately, even if you succeed in avoiding your triggers, there is no guarantee you will avoid a migraine. It is commonly … Read more