Could Exercise Act as a Preventative for Migraines?

Could Exercise Act as a Preventative for Migraines?

Could exercise really help you prevent migraines?  I am a huge proponent of regular exercise as a prophylaxis for migraines. This has been such a “migraine reliever” in my own life.

Let’s talk about exercise for a few minutes.

According to the American Headache Society, regular exercise can reduce the frequency and intensity of headaches and migraines. It states that, “When one exercises, the body releases endorphins, which are the body’s natural painkillers. Exercise reduces stress and helps individuals to sleep at night. Stress and inadequate sleep are two migraine triggers.”

Indoor Workouts You Can Do When The Weather Is Chilly

Indoor Workouts You Can Do When The Weather Is Chilly

Indoor Workouts You Can Do When The Weather Is Chilly
For many areas throughout the country, during the warm summer months, nothing is as enjoyable as an outdoor run in the sunshine, taking a dip in the local pool or rolling out your yoga mat in your favorite local park. But when the Autumn breeze starts blowing and temperatures drop, we have to get creative and intentional about indoor workouts to get us through the cold months.  

Even though fall is pretty much upon us, here in Florida, it is generally at least October before it cools down enough to make outdoor activities more enjoyable! We often wish it was cooler. I think for many Floridians, we workout indoors more throughout the summer – especially in the gym, because of the extreme heat and humidity during the summer months. Others opt to run or walk much later in the evening after the sun has done down.

5 Things I Do When Going on Vacation to Prevent Migraines

5 Things I Do When Going on Vacation to Prevent Migraines

5 Things I Do When Going on Vacation to Prevent Migraines. As we get nearer and nearer to the end of the school year, our minds begin to focus on vacation. What a great time of year. We all look forward to that time away – rest and relaxation! After a whole school year or a hard fall winter and spring at work, we are definitely ready for a break. However, for those of us who suffer with migraines, taking a vacation can be a little more of a challenge as we have to prepare a little more than most people when planning a trip.
So, here are a 5 tips/ideas to help you while you are on vacation.

Sugar or Other Food Cravings Got You Down? Check this Out…

Sugar or Other Food Cravings Got You Down? Check this Out…

Sugar/Food Cravings Got You Down? For some, it’s a very difficult journey trying to become a healthier person. We dread having to give up some of those not-so-healthy foods and things we love – especially those foods we “binge” on.
When you do make the determined effort to get on a healthier course and healthier diet, to begin with people are often so enthusiastic and determined that the momentum is great once you’ve made that decision to change your life.

Could Exercise Help You Prevent Migraines?

Could Exercise Help You Prevent Migraines?

Could Exercise Help You Prevent Migraines?

We have briefly discussed in the past, the effects of exercise on migraines. I am a huge proponent of regular exercise as a prophylaxis for migraines. This has been such a “migraine reliever” in my own life.

Today, I would like to go into this in a little more depth, and find out what your general routine exercise is.

According to the American Headache Society, regular exercise can reduce the frequency and intensity of headaches and migraines. The AHS states that “When one exercises, the body releases endorphins, which are the body’s natural painkillers. Exercise reduces stress and helps individuals to sleep at night. Stress and inadequate sleep are two migraine triggers.”

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