TWW Tips — Migraines
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The topic of migraines is top of mind in The What Women. When a recent member post garnered over 275 comments, we learned that finding a solution is a headache most sufferers face. From books to botox, which might even be covered by your insurance, here are some tips from our community. Go to the post to see all their savvy suggestions.
Disclaimer: All of the information shared here are the express opinions of our readers. Check with your doctor before employing any of these methods.
- The MindBody Prescription by John E. Sarno M.D was said to have helped heal people as they began to realize what was triggering their migraines the most.
- While obviously people go to many doctors, try to find a specialist in the field because they will know more than just your normal doctor
- Chiropractor: You may have a problem with one of your disks and just not know it yet. One of our women had her C4 out of place, and with lots of chiropractor sessions, she was able to get rid of her migraines once and for all
- Acupuncture: Many people say it, but few people try it. Acupuncture can be a great way for you to relieve some stress, while also work on parts of your body.
The Nutrition & Supplements:
- Everyone has different sensitivities to certain foods, environmental things, stress, and fatigue. The best way to see if you are affected by these is to try change some of the things you are doing. Maybe try that new keto diet? Cut down on alcohol and caffeine when you can and stay hydrated? Lastly, go to bed!! Not enough sleep is such an easy trigger, so try to change to help your body as much as you can.
- Supplements and vitamins are all the rage today, so why not try those Magnesium and calcium supplements that people say help your migraines.
- Topamax is a medication which can be used to help both seizures and migraines as it deals nerve pain.
- Aimovig is a medication “which targets the calcitonin gene-related peptide receptor for the prevention of migraine.”
- Zomig is a nasal spray which you can get after receiving a prescitprion from your doctor.
- Relpax is another prescription which can be used to help migraines of varying intensity.