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Migraines and Exercise: Does Exercise Help or Hurt?

Migraines and Exercise: Does Exercise Help or Hurt?

Multiple studies show how the benefits of regular exercise and routine physical activity boosts overall one’s overall health, lowering your risk of developing health conditions like obesity, high blood pressure, heart disease, and diabetes, among others. It can also...

How to Identify Food Triggers for Children Experiencing Migraines

How to Identify Food Triggers for Children Experiencing Migraines

While there is no single cause for migraines, certain foods do have the potential to trigger severe headaches in children. According to the National Headache Foundation, up to 44% of adults and children with frequent migraines report that a specific food or drink can...

Migraines and Yoga: Research Backs Up Yoga Provides Migraine Relief

Migraines and Yoga: Research Backs Up Yoga Provides Migraine Relief

Stress is one of the common triggers for migraines, and research has shown that lowering stress can help reduce the severity or occurrence of migraines, according to the American Migraine Foundation. It’s suggested that incorporating stress-relieving activities into...

April 2021 Update from Dr. Burish

Dr. Mark Burish, Director of The Will Erwin Headache Research Center, provides an update on his team's work through the first quarter of 2021. Learn more about exciting clinical trials his team is helping facilitate and updates on research coming out of  The Center....

A Closer Look at the Different Types of Migraine Aura

A Closer Look at the Different Types of Migraine Aura

According to the American Migraine Foundation, only about 25-30 percent of individuals with migraines experience auras. Doctors and researchers are often puzzled as to why auras and migraines go together, yet not everyone who gets migraines experiences auras along...

Your Sleep-Wake Cycle – How It Can Affect Migraines

Your Sleep-Wake Cycle – How It Can Affect Migraines

For individuals who experience migraines, it’s essential to learn about the connection between migraines and the sleep-wake cycle. Your sleep-wake cycle is a combination of brain areas that control alertness and brain areas that control the 24 hour circadian rhythm....

Apps for Migraines: Helpful or Harmful?

Apps for Migraines: Helpful or Harmful?

Migraines are more than just headaches. Migraines are complex neurological conditions that come with a wide variety of symptoms like sensitivity to sound, light, and smell, vision disturbances, nausea, vomiting, and severe head pain. According to The Migraine Trust,...

Breakthrough Solution to Aid Women Suffering from Migraines

Breakthrough Solution to Aid Women Suffering from Migraines

Every year, millions of people across the globe suffer from migraines. Unless you or someone you care about has struggled with this pain, you might not realize how incapacitating migraines can be. Many individuals are surprised to learn that migraines are one of the...

Is Too Much Screen Time Causing Your Child’s Headaches?

Is Too Much Screen Time Causing Your Child’s Headaches?

Managing your child’s screen time has always been a challenge. Most kids these days seem to know how to operate devices from a young age, and those screens can be mesmerizing. It may seem like you’re always battling to limit screen time, and then the COVID-19 pandemic...

Pain Awareness Month: Raising Awareness for Migraine Pain in September

Pain Awareness Month: Raising Awareness for Migraine Pain in September

Since 2001, September has been Pain Awareness Month, a time where organizations and individuals can work together to raise public awareness of chronic pain and pain management. Many people across the world deal with some type of pain, which often interferes with...

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