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Veterans Coping with Migraine: ‘I Started Getting Debilitating Migraine Attacks While Serving in the Gulf War — and They Never Went Away’

Veterans Coping with Migraine: ‘I Started Getting Debilitating Migraine Attacks While Serving in the Gulf War — and They Never Went Away’

Nov 09// Migraine

The migraine attacks that Eula Moore-Marshall started to get while in the army changed
the course of the rest of her life. Here’s what she wants others to know about what it’s like to be a veteran with chronic health conditions.

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Managing Migraine With Medical Treatments: Acute Treatments to Stop Migraine Attacks When They Happen

Aug 18// Migraine
Migraine is a complex disease of the brain and nerves that causes attacks of headache, nausea and vomiting, hypersensitivity to light and noise, and other symptoms. Attacks can be disabling. For most people with the condition, both lifestyle management and medication are needed. This article covers medications for treating migraine attacks when they happen—called acute [...]
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Managing Migraine With Medical Treatments: Preventive Treatments to Reduce Migraine Attack Frequency

Aug 18// Migraine
Migraine is a painful and disabling disease of the nerves and brain that can be treated with a combination of acute treatment to stop attacks when they occur and preventive medication ad lifestyle changes to reduce the frequency of attacks. In this article, preventive medications to reduce frequency and severity of attacks are covered. When [...]
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Managing Migraine With Lifestyle Changes

Aug 18// Migraine
Although migraine is a complex brain disease not fully understand yet, much has been learned in the last decade. Increased knowledge has led to better understanding and new ways of managing and treating migraine to reduce the frequency and severity of attacks. There are two main branches for managing migraine: lifestyle changes and medical treatments. [...]
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Easing the Pain of Migraine with Nurse Practitioners

Jul 15// Migraine
The Burden of Migraine About 1 in 7 people experience migraine, which are the second highest cause of disability in the world. Not just a headache—migraine is primary headache disorder, which means headache that is not caused by something else. Migraine is a serious condition that causes more than just headache pain, although the pain [...]
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Signs Your Migraine Treatment Stopped Working — and What to Do If It Does

Jul 08// Migraine

The goal of migraine medication is for your symptoms to go away and not come back. Here’s what to do if it fails.

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When to Go to the Emergency Room or Urgent Care for a Headache

Jul 07// Migraine
When to Go to the Emergency Room or Urgent Care for a Headache Very few people ever want to go to the emergency room (ER). That is even more true now during the COVID-19 pandemic when hospitals and the risk of infection all feel pretty scary. In fact, there is evidence that fewer people in [...]
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Managing Migraine During the Summer: 6 Tips to Alleviate Attacks

Jun 26// Migraine

Summer doesn’t have to be the season of your discontent. Employ this advice from neurology experts to avoid migraine triggers.

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Migraine and Healthcare Disparities

Jun 24// Migraine
What Are Healthcare Disparities A health disparity is defined as a difference in the health care received by individuals from different groups. For example, Hispanic people in the US are two and a half times less likely than white people to have health insurance. Although heart disease has been decreasing in the US, Black people [...]
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Yoga Could Help Cut Your Migraine Medication Use By Half, Research Shows

May 22// Migraine

A new study finds that yoga can reduce migraine intensity, frequency, and the amount of medication needed to be taken.

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