Is Melatonin The Answer To Insomnia?

Is Melatonin The Answer To Insomnia?

Melatonin is something you take when you are jet-lagged right? Yes, the hormone melatonin controls our circadian rhythm and sleep cycle, but did you know it is also a very powerful antioxidant that protects our DNA?   Additionally, melatonin is an important clue into...
Two reasons to eat nuts if you want to avoid headaches

Two reasons to eat nuts if you want to avoid headaches

Hold on to your hats…this one isn’t too good to be true. For some of you, this is old news—you already know that including raw nuts in your diet is generally good for your health. But for those of you who are just learning about this for the first time—Yes!—you really...
The Rising Cost of Migraines

The Rising Cost of Migraines

You know the feeling. You’re at work and it starts to set in. Another painful migraine is on the way and that means another missed day of work is on the horizon. Each year, Americans report 113 million lost workdays due to migraines. The good news here is that means...
Migraine Piercing – What is It? Does it Work?

Migraine Piercing – What is It? Does it Work?

Migraine Piercing (also known as daith piercing) may be a foreign term to you right now, but by the end of this article you’re going to know what it is, how it works, and why migraine suffers like you might think about getting one. Ready?—let’s go! Migraine...
8 Tips To Avoid Exercise-Induced Migraines

8 Tips To Avoid Exercise-Induced Migraines

In a 2012 Dutch study, roughly 38 percent of participants experienced migraines as a direct result of exercise. Of those, more than half stopped participating in the particular sport or exercise to reduce or eliminate their migraines. While the reasons for...
5 Myths About Genetic Testing

5 Myths About Genetic Testing

Knowledge is Power ~ Sr. Frances Bacon 1597 I can practically see you shaking your head in agreement as you read that statement (assuming you haven’t drifted off to wonder, like I often do, why there isn’t an emoji for bacon yet). And yet, I talk to people...
4 Tips To Prevent Red Wine Headaches

4 Tips To Prevent Red Wine Headaches

4 Tips to Prevent Red Wine Headaches The pleasures of red wine are many…as are the miseries. And while that glass of Zinfandel might have been the perfect complement to an utterly spectacular entrée, the splitting headache it’s left you with is a miserable...
10 Weird Signs A Migraine Is Coming

10 Weird Signs A Migraine Is Coming

Do you ever wish you could sense when you have are about to get hit with a migraine? Maybe make the call to skip happy hour and get home to rest, or remember to grab your go-to remedy before you leave the house.  With several million Americans being affected by...
Migraines and Anxiety – Are we missing a connection?

Migraines and Anxiety – Are we missing a connection?

  Do you ever walk into a store with flickering lights, notice it immediately and start to worry it is going to give you a migraine?   When you notice the first inkling of a migraine coming on, do you worry about how it is going to ruin the rest of your day...
Gluten-Free Vegan Cornbread

Gluten-Free Vegan Cornbread

If you are on an elimination diet, you may be avoiding common allergens like gluten, dairy, soy and eggs. Let’s say you are invited to a party and want to bring a cornbread without these offending ingredients. And you want one that tastes good… good luck....

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