It’s a vicious cycle people with chronic pain know well: Pain causes you stress and stress exacerbates your pain. While everyday evidence points to a connection between stress and pain (and vice versa), research is also highlighting this connec... 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
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
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
Many people struggle with pain. Whether it's short term from an injury or chronic due to disc issues, neuropathy or Fibromyalgia, we all want to find relief. Pain clinics and medical interventions are great places to begin, but some pain sufferer... Read more
What do you do to reduce or eliminate hormonal migraines? I have switched to a plant-based diet, and exercise a few times a week, and it may have helped slightly the last few months, but my migraines are still there at the start of my period. Any s... Read more
I really just want a general idea of what a migraine is so here's what happened to me, please tell me if this sounds like a migraine to you...
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I'm 28, I am a 27.5 on the BMI scale, for the past 4.5 weeks (wow) I'v... Read more
I will be 59 in late June and I am on my way to losing weight. As of this past Monday, I've lost a total of 23 lbs since Oct. 2012 for which I am very proud and grateful. My problem is staying motivated when the flair-ups of fibro hit or the pain med... Read more
Being recently retired, I have come to the conclusion that one of the best retirement gifts you can give yourself is the gift of your own good health. Take care of yourself before you retire so you can enjoy many years of healthy retirement.... 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
We will not let disease destroy all that is us! Pain/illness isolates but together we can meet goals of health and wellness despite complex physical/mental challenges, fears, and limitations.... Read more
By Sarah Jio via Woman's Day
According to the latest data, as many as 45 million Americans suffer from chronic headaches. They’re a pain, quite literally, and finding the right treatment can be tricky. Here, we’ve tapped the experts to get the... 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 just have to say that chronic migraine really really sucks. It is a never ending wave of pain and all the other fun symptoms that come with it. I don't even have it as bad as some people do, yet it still drains me. Medications don't help. I don't h... Read more
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