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Recipe: Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie (With Spinach!)

Research has shown that magnesium deficiencies can cause headaches, or worse yet, migraines. You may be magnesium deficient if you find yourself with cold hands and feet, if you wake up in the middle of the night with muscle cramps, or (as mentioned) if you experience regular, severe head pain. [...]

By |2016-11-17T10:52:32-07:00June 23rd, 2014|Tags: , , , , |Comments Off on Recipe: Sweet Potato Pie Smoothie (With Spinach!)

What Is Trigeminal Neuralgia?

Trigeminal neuralgia is facial pain that all stems from the same area: the trigeminal nerve. This nerve is located slightly forward of the top of the jaw behind the eyes, and it has branches that spread out all across the face, including down the nose and cheeks, and even across [...]

By |2014-06-03T17:13:46-07:00June 19th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on What Is Trigeminal Neuralgia?

Pharmaceutical Approaches To Migraine Care

Pharmaceutical approaches for migraine care can be divided into 2 categories: those medicines designed to stop a migraine and those designed to prevent them.  Medicines To Stop Migraines For milder migraine headaches, some doctors recommend a mix of 2 types of medicines, or they may try to work with just [...]

A Blood Pressure Drug For Migraines?

Migraines are headaches that are vascular in nature, meaning there is an involvement with blood vessels that causes pain, so it only makes sense that blood pressure medication might show promise in treating them. A new study from St. Olavs Hospital in Trondheim, Norway and the Norwegian University of Science [...]

By |2014-06-04T09:45:29-07:00June 9th, 2014|Tags: , , , , , , |Comments Off on A Blood Pressure Drug For Migraines?

Famous Migraine Sufferers

Smiling through the pain, the show must go on! Throughout history, some of our most famous artists, actors, athletes, inventors, scientists, and musicians have suffered from migraines. Here are just a few.  Vincent van Gogh Known for his vivid colors and broad strokes of paint, van Gogh suffered from migraine [...]

By |2014-06-04T09:45:03-07:00June 6th, 2014|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Famous Migraine Sufferers