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There’s a wealth of evidence linking hormones to migraines. The onset of migraines with a significant change in a woman’s reproductive life is no coincidence. In fact, treatment of migraines in women may lie in the regulation of hormonal balance. Continue reading

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Foods are a common trigger for migraine headaches. The elimination diet identifies triggers by systematic elimination and re-introduction of possible trigger foods such as milk, wheat, eggs, caffeine, alcohol, corn, nuts, shellfish and monosodium glutamate (MSG). Continue reading

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The migraine process involves the whole body, leading many scientist to believe the root cause to be in the nerve endings throughout the body. Nerve endings sense changes in the internal or external environment, responding to a drop in blood sugar from a missed meal or the hormonal fluctuations of menstruation. Once a change is sense, nerve endings release neurotransmitters called neuropeptides that begin a the cascade of a migraine episode. Continue reading

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