If you live with migraines, you might already be familiar with the pain and discomfort they cause. Migraines are a specific type of headache often identified by episodes of throbbing pain and, sometimes, nausea, vomiting or sensitivity to light. Migr... Read more
Headaches can be frustrating, popping up when you're tense, stressed, dehydrated or otherwise unbalanced. It's easy to blame them on the obvious culprits: a late night, a skipped meal or an insane work schedule. But some of your healthiest ha... Read more
Often described as an intense throbbing or pulsing in one specific area of the head, a migraine headache is a condition that can't--and shouldn't--be ignored. This severe headache can last for a few hours or up to several days. People who suf... Read more
An estimated 18 million adults use herbs in some form, and the sale of these products continues to increase.
Herbal supplements, which come from plants that have medicinal properties, claim to cure, treat, or prevent disease.&n... Read more
Whether headaches are a regular part of your life or something you only deal with occasionally, let’s face it: they are a pain. Headaches can be brought on by a variety of things, including stress, illness and even weather changes.&... Read more
I'm not entirely sure this is the correct forum, so mods feel free to close or move this to the appropriate place. I get moderate to severe migraines when weather fronts come through and the temperatures change drastically and when I'm a... Read more
Does anybody here have chronic migraines and if you do, how do you stay on track? I have at least one bad one a week and most of the time two bad ones a week. I go to a doctor and we're doing the best we can at getting them lined out. I know exerc... Read more
Have any of you had to take prednisone? And if so have you had to taper off it and did you have any ill effects in doing so? I have autoimmune disorders and was up to 20mg per day and have been following a tapering off schedule. I am now down to 5... Read more
I am going to be calling my doctor tomorrow to set an appointment to find out if I have vertigo or if there is another issue. It is annoying because it is really messing me up with my strength training. You'd think that it would cause problems for my... Read more
Whenever I do any aerobic exercise, I get a wicked migraine which lasts the rest of the day. And I hate swimming, so that’s just not going to happen. Last thing I tried (several years ago) was walking on the treadmill in my basement thinking the clim... Read more
Could be symptoms of magnesium deficiency. One very common symptom of magnesium deficiency is chocolate cravings. Other symptoms include migraine attacks, panic attacks, stress, anxiety and depression. Ask your doc to test you as many Americans are l... Read more
Severe headaches can be triggered by certain foods however a magnesium deficiency could be the cause.Magnesium migraines treatment is becoming more and more popular with migraine sufferers. If you suffer from migraines, you might be deficient in magn... Read more
In October 2008 I was watching the World Series when I suddenly noticed the left side of my face becoming numb. At first I thought it was due to a new moisturizer I started using a few weeks earlier. I did not mention anything to my husband when it s... Read more
Exercise has long been touted for helping us overcome such health issues as obesity, heart disease, type II diabetes, even some forms of depression. But according to a pilot study published earlier this year in the International Journal of Sports Med... Read more
I've had only 3 (counting yesterday) migraines in my entire life - and they aren't fun! But I notice every time I'm about to have one my eyesight goes slightly. Either I "see stars" or some part of my vision is blacked out. I'm sure it's due to si... Read more
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