Triggers

Do weather swings trigger migraine?

Weather and Migraine: Barometric Pressure Headache

Weather and migraine, it’s something I can never control. I’m like a human migraine barometer. I wish weather swings were as fun as real swings.  The way my kids laugh going up and down back and forth looks fun.  Instead, the temperature goes up and down making my head sway back and forth and it’s…

letdown migraine and weekend migraine

Letdown Migraine and Weekend Migraine

A letdown migraine is triggered by stress, weekends, or events. I typically get a migraine at the end of the week and spend most of my weekend with a migraine.  The same goes for after big events or a stressful time. Letdown Migraine I have a schedule.  I run things like clockwork in order to…

My Migraine Life 2016 Highlights

My Migraine Life 2016 Highlights

My Migraine Life 2016 highlights, time to reflect. My Migraine Life has become more than I could have ever imagined and helped so many this year!  The feedback, comments, shares, and personal emails have touched my heart, THANK YOU!!! I have tried to give back as much as I’ve been given, and that’s a lot!…

Migraine Attacks, the Holidays and Missing Out

This year, I made it through Christmas without a migraine! whoohoo. Unfortunately, my son got a stomach bug and I have a annoying cough/cold. I’m totally not complaining though, we had a wonderful weekend. This post was from last year around the holidays. For me, missing out is so hard. I was so happy to…

emotions triggering migraine

Emotions Triggering Migraine: Anxiety and Stress

Are your emotions triggering migraine? Emotional triggers are all around me these days. This summer was fun, fast, and filled with migraine attacks.  In the last few weeks, my emotions have been building for the fall excitement.  My first child is entering Kindergarten.  For some that may not be a big deal, but for a…

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Cold Weather Migraine: Sinus Infection and Head Cold

Does having a Cold or Sinus Infection trigger a Migraine?

Migraine is a neurological disease

This is an especially important fact for me.  My mom and grandmothers both suffered from Migraines.  I remember my grandpa being very sensitive to me suffering after he saw my grandma suffer on the couch with a wet cloth for so many years. I  am a mom that worries daily about the fact and  possibility…

sleep and migraine

Sleep and Migraine

Sleep and migraine, it makes me crazy. I have such fatigue yet get insomnia, wake up with a migraine and never fully feel rested. Sleep is so important for so many reasons to help treat, prevent and balance My Migraine Life. Pain is Exhausting My body is constantly fighting pain.  As you can imagine, that…

migraine cravings

Migraine Sugar Craving: Prodrome

One of my biggest signs that a migraine is coming to my migraine sugar craving. I have a lot of good habits that I follow every day to address my migraines.  If I ignore the things I do to prevent them, I would probably be bedridden permanently.  So the list goes on and changes constantly…

Migraine and Working at a Restaurant

Migraine and Working at a Restaurant

Migraine and working at a restaurant, it’s not easy! My favorite restaurant is closing!  It is a place I worked at in high school and have spent countless family meals.  Four generations of my family have known it and the owners.  It’s my personal “Cheers.”  There are too many memories to list.  My husband asked…

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Allay Lamp- Green Light Therapy

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Himilayan Salt Lamp

Heat Wrap

Migraine Magick

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Avulux

Norb Light Bulb

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Be Naturals Organics

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