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
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
Welcome to SparkSavings.com, the new personal finance website from the experts at SparkPeople.com. You might wonder why America's largest and most active health and fitness community has launched a website about money. Your health and your walle... Read more
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
Does anybody here have chronic migraines and if you do, how do you stay on track? I have at least one bad one a week and most of the time two bad ones a week. I go to a doctor and we're doing the best we can at getting them lined out. I know exerc... Read more
Whenever I do any aerobic exercise, I get a wicked migraine which lasts the rest of the day. And I hate swimming, so that’s just not going to happen. Last thing I tried (several years ago) was walking on the treadmill in my basement thinking the clim... 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...
Here are some stats about me:
I'm 28, I am a 27.5 on the BMI scale, for the past 4.5 weeks (wow) I'v... 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
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
Keeping the same bedtime, eating regular meals and caffeinating consistently can help. Follow these steps for a pain-free day. 6:30 a.m. Take a Brisk WalkRegularly working out can relieve stress (a trigger for three-quarters of all sufferers) an... Read more
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