Feverfew for Migraines

Many people have found a new method of relief for their migraine headache pain. After trying all the medications at their local drug store and even finding that prescription drugs wont do the trick, an ever-growing number of migraine sufferers are turning to an older remedy: Feverfew. Feverfew is the common name for Tanacetum parthenium, …

Rare Forms of Migraines

Not all migraines are created equal. While most migraines are typical, distinguished only by whether they are accompanied by aura or not, there are actually some quite rare migraine types that you should be aware of. Basilar migraines The basilar migraine, also known as basilar artery migraine, is very rare, but potentially very dangerous. It …

Famous Migraine Sufferers

Think youre alone in suffering from migraines? When the really bad ones hit, it certainly seems as you alone are the only suffering. As a matter of fact, however, not only are migraines incredibly common, but some of the most famous and well-known people in history have suffered from this debilitating neurological disease. Not only …

Controllable and Uncontrollable Migraine Triggers

The pain associated with migraine headaches is caused by a physiological reaction within the cranial blood vessels. There are, however, many environmental triggers that can cause that biological reaction. Some of these triggers are, thankfully, somewhat controllable. On the other hand, some of them cannot be controlled at all, at least not unless you undertake …

Migraine Auras

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Migraines come with and without auras. Neither can be said to be less painful than the other, though the aura-less may be less stressful and frightening. Although migraines are often associated with auras, in fact only about 20% of migraine sufferers actually experience any of the symptoms of aura. The aura stage is part of …

Migraine Myths and Reality

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Myth #1: Migraines are easily recognized and diagnosed by doctors. Reality: Migraines are among the least properly diagnosed and most mistreated of all illnesses. Up to 70% of migraine sufferers have never been properly diagnosed with having the illness. Migraines remain seriously underestimated and misunderstood, even among doctors treating the problem. Myth #2: Migraines are …