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

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

Mitochondria and Chronic Fatigue: What I Learned About Migraines Today

How mitochondria make energy

Are the mitochondria responsible for chronic fatigue? These little organisms live inside our cells and generate chemical energy, called ATP. ATP is what our bodies use to power the cells. When the mitochondria don’t function optimally, they don’t create enough energy. The result: you are exhausted right down to your cells. You don’t have the energy to move, … Read more