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16 Ways to Naturally Say Goodbye To Your Migraine

By VIRGINIA SOLE-SMITH In this article, you'll learn about migraines and discover 16 ways to naturally say goodbye to your migraine. What Are Migraines? A recurrent throbbing headache, often in one side of the head, frequently accompanied by nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Migraines may include a stage called aura, which is marked by visual disturbances (flashes, splotches, zigzags, or shimmering colored lights surrounding a blind spot). Why Migraines Happen "A migraine is a neurobiological disorder involving both neurological and vascular changes in the brain during an attack," says Susan Broner, MD, medical director of the Manhattan Headache Center in New York City. "People with a genetic predisposition have a reduced threshold for the activation of the brain's 'pain centers' and become hypersensitive to stimuli that cause...

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Top 21 Ways To Make Your Migraine Disappear Naturally

By Tanya Rakhmilevich If you’ve never experienced a migraine, consider yourself very lucky. All of us experience headaches from time to time, and while these can sometimes be quite severe, a migraine is different. It’s more than just a bad, nagging headache. Migraines can last for hours or even days. The pain can be highly disabling and the sufferer may be unable to attend to normal daily tasks. Migraines are often characterized by throbbing or pulsing pain, usually on one side of the head. You may also experience vision alterations (such as an aura in your field of vision), impaired concentration, acute sensitivity to light and sound, tingling sensations, numbness, and changes to taste and smell. Some people also feel nauseous during a migraine attack and may have...