Guest Post by Victoria Brodsky, Head of Nutrition, MigraineChecked If you’re a migraineur, you know that your migraines may be triggered by a wide variety of factors: stress, changes in weather, fasting patterns, and of course, certain foods or beverages. Many foods, like dark chocolate, aged cheese, beans and dairy have a bad rap, since

A new study finds the the risk of high-frequency migraines (10 or more a month) increased 60% during perimenopause (the stage prior to menopause, which can begin as early as age 35).

According to The Migraine Trust, 50% of female migraine sufferers believe there to be a connection between their migraines and hormone fluctuations of their periods. Doctors, for years, have been telling these women that their migraine episodes would decrease, even stop, as menopause approached (one pleasant side effect, perhaps, of growing older!). However, a recent

A Wrinkle in Botox Migraine Treatment

OnabotulinumtoxinA (known as Botox-A or Botox) is commonly used in cosmetic dermatology procedures to block signals from the nerves to relax the muscles, softening the resulting lines particularly on the forehead, in crow’s feet and frown lines. In 2010, it gained U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) approval as a migraine treatment for those who

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