Triggers

letdown migraine and weekend migraine

Why do I get Migraine Attacks on the Weekend and Letdown 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 Attacks I have a schedule.  I run things like clockwork in order…

How to travel with migraine

How to Travel with Migraine: Tips and Packing List

I often get asked how I travel with migraine. I always have migraine attacks when traveling and bring my migraine travel kit with me. There are many ways I manage migraine. In this post, I’ll tell you a bit about how I do it. I’m not always successful, but with preparation and experience, I have…

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!…

What are the emotional triggers, and how I'm dealing with them. In this post, I shared how my emotions trigger my migraine. Emotional triggers happen for many events. I get a migraine spike anticipating, during, or after the event. I have had one on most holidays, many weddings, baby showers, birthdays, concerts, sporting events, and more. Events bring migraine attacks because change triggers my migraine brain. Head to the blog to understand more about emotional triggers

Emotional Triggers: Can Stress and Anxiety Trigger Migraine?

What are your emotional triggers? 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…

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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…

What does your sugar cravings mean and is it a migraine trigger?

Migraine Sugar Craving and Sugar Withdrawal Headache

One of the first signs, for me, that a migraine attack is coming is my migraine sugar craving. I have a lot of good habits that I follow every day to manage migraine.  If I ignore the things I do to live preventively, I would probably be bedridden permanently.  The list goes on and changes…

Migraine and Working at a Restaurant

Migraine Triggers at Work

Migraine triggers at work are everywhere! My Migraine Life has created many work experiences and my work environment has always affected the way I manage while I’m there. Living with 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…

fluorescent lights: glasses that help

Glasses for Fluorescent Lights: Axon Optics

You aren’t nuts, Migraine hurt. My neurologist visit with Axon Optics Migraine relief glasses

Weighted Blanket

Allay Lamp- Green Light Therapy

Axon Optics- Light sensitivity glasses

Headache Hat- Ice Hat

Organic Aromas

Himilayan Salt Lamp

Heat Wrap

Migraine Magick

Theraspecs

Med Manager

Huggaroo

Avulux

Norb Light Bulb

Kold Tec

Be Naturals Organics

Bed of Nails