The Relaxation Effect on Migraines

The Relaxation Effect on Migraines

The Relaxation Effect on Migraines
n previous articles, we have discussed how relaxation and meditation can be beneficial to you if you are a migraine sufferer. It helps reduce stress, takes your mind off your pain, and has an overall positive effect on your whole body.
Another mental skill that can improve your focus and give you an on-the-spot calming effect is Progressive Muscle Relaxation. Progressive muscle relaxation was developed by Edmund Jacobson in the 1920s, and been used since that time by physicians, physical therapists, counselors, psychologists, and coaches for many reasons. I actually do this type of relaxation myself and have found it to be one of the most effective for me.

4 Simple Herbal Remedies to Help Pain and Help You Relax ​

4 Simple Herbal Remedies to Help Pain and Help You Relax ​

4 Simple Herbal Remedies to Help Pain and Help You Relax — Can simple herbal remedies curb pain and help you with relaxation? I know research and articles I have read definitely promote this as being so. In my own life, I have definitely found relief with herbs in different forms. One of the things I have suffered from is extreme pain in my shoulders and neck from sitting at a computer all day long. Fortunately, it is not nearly as bad now as it used to be, thanks to the remedies I have on hand – and without the need for medications!

Inconspicuous Migraine Symptoms

Inconspicuous Migraine Symptoms

Inconspicuous Migraine Symptoms: When people think “migraine,” they only tend think about the pain associated with migraine. In reality, a migraine consists of far more than the pain. A typical migraine attack actually consists of four parts, which are referred to as phases or components. It’s important to note that not every migraineur experiences all four phases. Also, a migraine attacks can vary with different phases being experienced during individual attacks.

Identifying and Treating Migraine

Identifying and Treating Migraine

Identifying and Treating Migraine: Migraine is not just a headache. It’s a different disorder with different symptoms and different treatment approaches compared to ordinary headaches. The American Migraine Foundation estimates that at least 36 million Americans get migraine, but it’s probably more because many people with migraine do not get a formal diagnosis or treatment from a migraine specialist.

New Year, New You! Revolutionize your body in 16 days….

New Year, New You! Revolutionize your body in 16 days….

As December comes to an end, all of us begin to look forward to the New Year and the resolutions we are going to make. It seems as if we are always eager to get started with a new eating and exercise program. If this is you, you are in the right place. This year for 2016, we are focusing on a great way to start your new year with our New Year, New You Program!

5 Reasons to Avoid Opioids for Migraines

5 Reasons to Avoid Opioids for Migraines

For many years, I was treated with opioids for migraine pain. To an extent they worked, and I used them for many years, until I became addicted to them and they were doing me more harm than good. Luckily, with help, I was able to get off them, which is one of the reasons I am an advocate for more natural remedies for migraines.

Opioids alleviate pain by reducing pain signalling which goes on between the nerves, and by reducing the release of the pain-related neurotransmitters or chemicals in the brain. Unfortunately, in many instances, opioids create more problems than the simple treatment of your migraines.

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