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Prevent Migraines

Maintain regular sleep patterns
Lack of sleep is a huge trigger for migraines. If you want to prevent migraines, work really hard to go to sleep and wake up at the same time every day. It is also helpful to avoid napping and oversleeping. If you have consistent trouble falling asleep or staying asleep, seek medical attention to figure out the cause.

Don’t skip meals
By skipping meals, your blood sugar can drop significantly and lead to headaches, nausea or vomiting. Eat healthy, nutritious foods an avoid getting too hungry or too full.

Exercise regularly
If you are physically active for at least 30 minutes on most days of the week, your migraines may occur less frequently and severely. Something as easy as taking a daily walk can help.

Avoid stress
As stated above, stress is a major culprit for migraines. If you have a busy life, it is probably difficult to completely avoid stress. If your job is too stressful and you feel this may be the reason for your headaches, you

Tricks Stopping Migraines

Although many migraine sufferers focus on finding solutions that will alleviate the pain, it is important to take preventative measures against its advancing to a full blown condition. The best way to prevent the development of migraines is to maintain normal habits and try to avoid getting into stressful situations. Some of the habits that are encouraged include eating regular meals that consist of the all the important nutrients needed for the body to function normally. Sleeping well and at a particular time daily without oversleeping also reduces the chances of suffering a migraine. Furthermore, regular exercise helps promote good health and encourages a lifestyle that reduces headaches.

All the same, if you are already suffering from migraines then the only choice left is to find the best way to stop them for destabilizing your life. When looking for the best ways on how to stop a migraine, there are a number of options to consider such as lifestyle changes, medication or natural treatments.

Lifestyle changes involve taking lots of rest in a room that

Chiropractic Treatment

Researchers and medical professionals have diagnosed 150 categories of headaches. Tension headaches, sometimes called chronic daily headaches, are the most common type among adolescents and adults. Muscles contract, causing mild to moderate pain, and these headaches frequently come and go over a prolonged period. Causes of headaches of the migraine variety are unknown, though doctors believe migraines are related to changes within the brain, including blood vessel contractions.

Migraines are often characterized by throbbing, pounding pain that ranges from moderate to severe in degree. A migraine can last from four hours to as long as three days and typically occurs between one and four times per month. Associated symptoms include nausea or vomiting, appetite loss, and sensitivity to noise, odors, or light. Children suffering from migraines may also feel dizzy, look pale, experience blurred vision, and get a fever. The condition can be so debilitating that sufferers of all ages are willing to try anything to get migraine headache relief.

People suffering from sinus headaches report a constant, deep pain in their forehead,

E-Cigarette Study: Vaping Could Save Smokers’ Lives

Recent research suggests vaping instead of smoking can add years to the lives of more than 6 million smokers. Other experts say e-cigarettes aren’t good for health.

Using mathematical models, researchers calculated how 2 possible scenarios of cigarette and e-cigarette use could affect public health if Americans who smoked cigarettes started to use e-cigarettes over the next 10 years. One was an “optimistic” scenario and the other one – “pessimistic.”

Switching to E-Cigarettes

Smokers who choose to switch to e-cigarettes from traditional cigarettes could reduce deaths caused by tobacco use. This is according to the abovementioned analysis that evaluates the role of nicotine alternatives.

The study was led by Dr. David Levy of Georgetown University Medical Center, and the findings have recently been published in the peer-review journal Tobacco Control.

The results of the study show that switching to vaping products would lead to 6.6 million fewer premature deaths, with a combined 86.7 million fewer years

I May Try Some Coolsculpting

In fact I did not really know what this was until a few days ago, but I am going to see if it will solve this issue I have which mostly revolves around my vanity. I was talking to this girl at work and I pulled up my shirt to demonstrate the thing I meant. I had lost a bunch of weight to get ready for a beach vacation, but I did not look as good as I hoped. She told me about a place that does dermatology in Austin Texas which had one of these machines, or maybe two of them since she said that they put them on each side of your abdomen.

Brain Hemorrhage

Hypertension may be a persuasive hazard as it builds amplified pressure inside the blood artery and overtime wanes the blood vessel. A weakened vessel can result in aneurysm make the inner wall of the blood vessel to rupture. If in case this happens in or around brain cell brain hemorrhage occurs.

There are primarily two distinct types

• Intracranial hemorrhage or Intracerebral haemorrhage
• Subarachnoid haemorrhage

Causes of Brain Hemorrhage

There may be numerous risk factors

1. Head Trauma during any accident: It is a very common cause for it as any severe head injury may lead to internal bleed in brain which in turn results as brain stroke.

2. Patient suffering from high blood pressure: Over a stretch of time due to high blood pressure the blood arteries of the brain weakens and may rupture someday leading to cerebral hemorrhage.

3. Aneurysm: It may weaken the inner membrane of blood vessels and it may swell and burst open resulting in spread of blood in cerebral fluid leading to hemorrhage.

4. Blood vessel aberrations from birth: Sometimes brain may suffer from blood vessel aberrations from birth which may lead to

Dizziness and Vertigo

Dizziness is a feeling of lightheadedness with or without loss of balance. Dizziness is also felt when there is a blood pressure drop. Dehydration is also a major cause of dizziness, and motion sickness can definitely make people dizzy. There are forms of dizziness that pass without medical intervention. However, dizziness can also be a symptom of a more serious medical condition.

Regular folk might think that vertigo is just dizziness, but in the medical profession it is a very specific type of dizziness. Vertigo is more than a sense of being giddy, but instead it is a sensation that the world is spinning. It is also not similar to a fear of heights or acrophobia. Rather, even if the environment is not moving at all, the person who suffers from vertigo feels as if the world moves all the time. It is also different from a certain type of fainting sensation or disequilibrium. The type of dizziness that is felt in vertigo is a form of spinning due primarily to a pathological condition of the vestibular system which is found within the inner ear.

There is a set of associated symptoms that characterize a state

Some Alternative Treatment for Migraine

Migraines can often disrupt things like important personal appearances and special events. They can also cause frequent absenteeism from work. This eventually leads to a disruption in both professional and personal relationships and they can affect the inability to advance in the workplace. This also causes social problems such as isolation as well as a reduction in income.

Even though there are a variety of treatments for migraine sufferers, many are realizing that pain medications don’t solve the underlying problem. They only dull or numb the pain for a limited amount of time. In order to gain more control of their lives, migraine headache sufferers are turning to homeopathic treatments such as acupuncture and herbal supplements. It is important to note that studies are now showing positive results from treating the headaches with chiropractic care.

When migraine sufferers were treated with chiropractic care on a regular basis, patients experienced either substantial or noticeable improvement. They found that the frequency of the headaches was reduced, the length of time that they suffered from the headache was less, or they didn’t need to use their medication as much as they did prior to treatment.

Cervical or spinal

Jet Lag Affects Body

Medical researchers have attributed to jet lag most of the immunity problems that are experienced by travelers. Immunity problem refers to your susceptibility to be affected by a number of infections. This is because your biological clock helps in the production of a particular type of protein that in turn aids in the detection of harmful bacteria.

Another effect of jet lag is a disturbance in your sleeping pattern. When you travel from one place to another, and effectively cross time zones, your body adapts to a change in climate, temperature level and the surrounding noise. This is why most people who are jet-lagged tend to experience difficulty in falling asleep easily in the new place. This is not to mention the hours you spend awake even if your body already tells you that it should be resting at that time-just because your surroundings are still very much alive.

Finally, jet lag’s symptoms affect your social and physiological functions. As your sleeping pattern suffers and your symptoms continue to bother, you would find it more difficult to communicate with people around you as well as perform different tasks that involve physical and mental well-being.


Information of Triggers Migraines

Emotional stress: people with periods of high stress, or those who have accumulated stress are more prone to getting a migraine attack. Those who have suppressed emotions or react quickly and easily to stress are also likely to have a migraine attack. The most common stressors include anxiety, worry, shock, depression, excitement, mental fatigue, loss and grief etc.

Stress does not necessarily have to be negative in nature; it can be appositive stress as well. Similarly the way an individual reacts to stress may also bring about or prevent an episode of migraine.

In some people, the exceptionally high self-expectations or anticipations from life can also cause a migraine.

Physical stress: overexertion in the form of strenuous exercise (especially when out of shape!), exercise in unfavorable climatic conditions, or even a marathon race can exacerbate a migraine attack.

Visual triggers are made up of over straining of eyes, e.g. in front of a computer Or television screen, bright glaring lights, fluorescent lights, or using glasses of wrong eye power are all known to cause migraine.

Injuries or becoming tired or fatigued as a result of excessive work may also trigger migraine.


All about Migraine Diet

Foods To Avoid For Migraine Relief:

> Foods high in Tyramine or Phenylethylamine:

While everyone has differing food triggers, Tyramine and Phenylethylamine are common food triggers in migraine cases.

Processed meats, nuts, seeds, and aged cheese all contain these amino acids.Tyramine is also found in red wine, which is a known migraine trigger.

> Nitrates:

Nitrates, found in cured meats such as bacon, hot dogs, and salami, are triggers that can cause migraine headaches. Vegetables such as spinach, lettuce, and radishes also have high levels of Nitrates.

> Sulphites:

Prunes, figs, Apricots, and certain grape juices are Sulphite rich, and may be migraine food triggers.

> MSG:

MSG ( monosodium glutamate ) is a flavor enhancer that is to be avoided in migraine treatment.

> Aspartame:

Also known as Nutrasweet, this artificial sweetener is believed to be a migraine trigger.

> Alcohol:

Excessive amounts of alcohol can cause migraine headaches because of the high levels of Tyramine that alcoholic beverages contain.

The Migraine Diet:

These are foods that have been shown to reduce the frequency, intensity, and duration of migraine headaches.


Could Electromagnetic Fields

Mankind has lived for centuries with the naturally occurring EMFs from the Earth’s core and interaction with the Sun’s and the naturally occurring electromagnetic fields in our environment. However, it is only since the dawn of the industrial age, that we began to be bombarded with unnaturally produced EMFs and in intensities never before seen. Everything from cars, TVs, radios, broadcast signals, hair dryers, cell phones, computers and more emit EMFs that bombard us unnaturally. Living next to electrical power lines can bombard you at alarming levels that have even been linked to leukemia.

We’re not suggesting you shun all EMF producers and head for the deep woods and life of wilderness — even there you wouldn’t escape EMF bombardment with all the satellites beaming down, so what can you do to protect yourself?

One of the simplest is to wear a magnet on your body that produces enough of its own EMF in a safe way. A multi-polar magnet is just such a tool that does this. By being multi-polar, the magnet effectively generates an omni-directional EMF field that is just strong enough to keep your body from being bombarded by the artificially generated EMFs.

Brain Freeze Discovered

Researchers saw that sipping the water caused a sudden blood flow increase to a key artery found in the brain. The piercing headache pain then followed. The researchers speculate that the quick alterations in blood flow that come with brain freeze might be part of some type of built-in survival mechanism from long ago.

The brain, being one of our most important organs, and sensitive to temperature, may simply be responding to sudden cold by moving blood into the tissue to be sure it stays warm enough. Since the brain is housed within a closed structure (the skull), the sudden increase in blood would bring up the pressure, causing pain.

If future work confirms the findings on blood flow, experts feel that developing medications that control the flow of blood to the brain might help ease brain freeze and other, longer lasting headaches. These headaches have been particularly hard to study because no one can say for sure when a migraine will come on, and by the time the patient is alerted, researchers often don’t pick up on the physiological changes which take place as the headache is getting started. Studying the brain freeze type of

Combat Sinus Infections

• Gather information- Whenever you confront an illness related to sinuses; carefully observe your whole body. You can note down what you are actually feeling, for instance, whether you are having a headache, a fever, a slightly scratchy throat, a runny or a clogged nose. Apart from this, you must also take notice of how exactly your whole body reacts to the environment. If you are exposed to infectious and dirty substances, dust particles, fungi, bacteria, viruses, moulds and pet dander are a couple of things which can enter into your body leading to discomfort and pain. Besides, extreme weather changes could upset the normal functioning of your body. Weather it gets too cold or too hot, your body might get affected negatively and also trigger a throbbing infection called sinusitis. Fortunately, there is no dearth in the number of methods to cure sinus infections. Home cures and natural remedies are highly popular owing to their simplicity and cost-effectiveness. Medicines are only advisable to treat chronic bouts because of their severity. A surgery is for the extreme cases which can’t be cured with any other treatment.

• Take action- Though gathering information is important, it isn’t good

Natural Migraine Relief

1. Find out what foods trigger your migraines.

Common triggers are; Cheese (dairy), MSG (monosodium glutamate), Chemical additives and preservatives, onions, Alcohol, sugar, eggs, and gluten. One of the biggest triggers is caffeine! Yes, that sounds unreal since caffeine can provide relief but it works both ways. If you get migraines, I would eliminate all caffeine first. Don’t go cold turkey, take 2-4 weeks and wean yourself off to avoid withdrawal headaches.

2. Stay hydrated. Drink half of your body weight in ounces per day of water. More if you exercise.

3.Exercise regularly. Regular exercise promotes healthy circulation and helps to alleviate depression and anxiety. You’ll sleep better at night too.

4. Get enough sleep. We need 6-9 hours every night.

5. Learn to cope with stress in a healthy manner. We can’t eliminate all stressors in our lives but we can learn to manage them. Stress can trigger a migraine.

6. Eat healthy and frequently. Small meals throughout the day are very beneficial for migraine sufferers. Don’t skip breakfast! Eliminate processed and fast food.

7. Stop using synthetic perfumes and fragrances on your person and in your home.


Sinus Headaches

Although there are several home remedies that work to treat sinus headaches and infections, it is important to seek medical care as early as possible if you are uncertain about the cause of your symptoms or if there is considerable severity of the infection. Symptoms of a severe infection may include high fever, if high pain persists or if there is swelling in the face.

In some cases, a CT scan will be taken to get images of the sinuses but most of the time a physical examination and medical history are usually enough to make a diagnosis. Some doctors may advise you to do a CT scan anyway to confirm the diagnosis and rule out any other possibility.

Self-care at home through the use of home remedies, as well as prescription medications to control pain and inflammation is all that is needed to treat most cases of sinus headaches.

Some things you can do to alleviate the pain and help in recovery are:
• Stay hydrated by drinking lots of fluids and sipping on water throughout the day.
• Use salt water (saline) nasal sprays.
• Breathe humidified air by using a humidifier (devices

Some Ways Truly Erase Headaches

Ginger Root – Ginger root, which is used as a spice in everyday cooking can also be used as an effective cure for how to get rid of headaches. The sharp pungent flavor of ginger gives the foodstuffs a wonderful taste and besides, it also used as a digestive. When taken immediately at the onset of a headache, ginger’s anti-inflammatory action will rapidly dilate constricted blood vessels and relax tense muscles to relieve pain.

Echinacea- Commonly called as the purple coneflowers, this flowering plant is widely used in herbal medications as a immune booster. It helps to improve the functioning of immune system and prevents infections. It is also used as an effective remedy for headaches, specially those caused by cold or flue. Echinacea can be used safely for long term basis.

Buckwheat – Buckwheat which is commonly used as livestock feed can also be used as for human consumption. Those suffering from gluten intolerance can opt for buckwheat products as they are gluten free. It is possible to obtain buckwheat flower and buckwheat pancake mix at your local grocery, although you may have to ask for it. Incorporate buckwheat into your diet as an effective

Cure Sinus Infections

For instance, antibiotics are known to effectively fight bacteria along with many other chronic conditions. But sometimes it is possible to combat the pain even with some simple home remedies. Mentioned below are some proven homemade treatments that can work superbly to cure sinus infections. The main idea behind these treatments is to lessen excessive secretions, improve the flow rate of infected mucus and bring back normal breathing.

* Apply a hot compress – Place a hot compress, like a warm wet cloth or towel, over your face by applying slight pressure on the sinus region. Doing this would shrink blood vessels lining the nasal membrane that would further open up your blocked nasal passages.

* Steam therapy – Steam inhalation is a highly effective method used for relieving congested sinus and nasal cavities. This can be done many times in a day.

* Boost the immune system – There are certain foods, as well as supplements, which can significantly boost the immune system. Eating green leafy vegetables and fresh fruits also provides proper nourishment to the body. Besides, yogurt is also an excellent immune boosting ingredient. Also, as zinc is required in sufficient amount

Info of Migraine Diet Supplements

Remember what the origins are. Triggers can include emotional stress, fatigue, allergies, sinusitis, eyestrain, poor posture, TMJ, excessive intake, or withdrawal from drugs, low blood sugar, hormonal imbalance, constipation, and nutritional deficiencies. Wow that sounds like many people just think about the stress in your life. So what can you do about it when it comes to diet and nutritional supplements to stop or help with migraines?

A diet that is: high protein and low in simple carbohydrates diet; include almonds, almond milk, watercress, parsley, fennel, garlic, cherries, and fresh pineapple; omit foods that contain the amino acid tyramine can help reduce the occurrence of migraines especially ones related to food allergies. These foods also support the digestion and do not add stress to the body.

Remember migraine headaches are intensely painful and are often accompanied by vision disturbances, temporary slurring or loss of speech, temporary paralysis, short-term memory loss, distorted sight with kaleidoscopic color patterns, extreme sensitivity to light, nausea, and vomiting. A migraine episode can be incapacitating and may last a few hours or several days. Migraines are recurring and sufferers usually get them at least once a month. It can run in families

Drug Therapies

Medications are taken every day to forestall the occurrence of headaches. A number of these medications are used in the treatment of other medical conditions as well. In fact, they were accidentally discovered to aid in relieving headache pain. Whereas none of them cures headache, preventive medications are able to scale back the duration, severity and frequency of headache attacks.

The preventive medicines consist of both prescription and over-the-counter medicine. They are not addictive, but any medicine may cause unwanted side effects and only be partially effective in pain management. Your physician ought to work with you to carefully regulate the dose so that headache relief is maximized and the side effects are reduced.

To work effectively in pain management, all preventive medicines should be taken once or several times a day. It might be necessary to change the medicine and modify their dosages so as to find out which medication or combination of medicines work best to cut back the severity and frequency of your headache pain.

When these medicines are being used, careful recording of headache severity and frequency each day can enable your physician to determine how the medicines are working in