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Sleep: A Powerful Migraine Prevention Tool

Sleep: A Powerful Migraine Prevention Tool

Many of us struggle to get the recommended seven to nine hours of sleep per night and can often attribute the lack of zzz’s to the increase of severity and/or frequency of our migraines. Studies show the lack of sleep, as well as, getting too […]

Using fresh peppermint as a part of your wellness plan: How to plant peppermint.

Using fresh peppermint as a part of your wellness plan: How to plant peppermint.

Chances are you’ve already discovered peppermint as a medicinal tool in your overall health plan. In addition to relieving headaches, peppermint has been known to cure a plethora of ailments such as relieving stomach aches and soothing the digestive system, releases tight muscles (when used […]

Why meditation can be good for migraine

Why meditation can be good for migraine

The practice of meditation is one that is specific yet personal. While there are some guidelines out there on how to meditate, once you begin, the practice itself becomes most beneficial when making it your own. So, what is meditation? Meditation is a practice where […]

Why Keeping a Migraine Journal is Essential for Your Healing

Why Keeping a Migraine Journal is Essential for Your Healing

Keeping a migraine journal is an essential tool in your health journey. After you have gone through a migraine it is not always easy to recall the small details of what could have triggered the migraine in the first place. Especially, if you are new […]

Five minutes of yoga can help lessen migraine frequency

Five minutes of yoga can help lessen migraine frequency

Developing a yoga practice is generally beneficial in a multitude of ways. While yoga can help you burn calories and tone up, this ancient, 5,000-year-old practice has health benefits ranging from improving flexibility, muscle, and bone health; lowering blood pressure; boosting immune system functionality; and…wait […]

Use essential oils in your diffuser for migraine and headache relief

Use essential oils in your diffuser for migraine and headache relief

Many essential oils provide pain relief and relaxation. A common way to use essential oils is through a cold air diffuser. These diffusers transmit tiny oil particles throughout the air to aid in your migraine and/or headache relief. When I feel a headache coming on […]

Why deep breathing will be your lifeline

Why deep breathing will be your lifeline

It’s 7am Tuesday morning and your alarm goes off, but this time it’s raging at you. The blaring and pulsating of the alarm feels like it’s begging for your head explode. You open your eyes. Everything is blurred, you feel disoriented, and the ache beneath […]

Five book recommendations on migraine and persistence

Five book recommendations on migraine and persistence

These book recommendations are for migraineurs, people who love and take care of us, and anyone curious about migraine. I’ve also added some of my favorite reads on pursuing your dreams and not giving up. So much of the migraine journey mimics life – it’s […]