Migraine Headache? Rain Must Be in the Forecast

Does the weather report sometimes have you worried that you’ll develop a pounding migraine? Whether it’s an approaching thunderstorm or a bright sunny day — both can wreak havoc on your head. “It’s usually a fall in barometric pressure associated with headaches, but for many people it doesn’t matter; it could be a quick rise in temperature as … Read More

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Break Your Sugar Addiction in 10 Days

Do you have a sweet tooth? Most of us will overindulge at times. But the more sugar we consume, the more we want, says Mark Hyman, MD. However, the good news is that people can break the sugar addiction in 10 days. Here’s how.

5 New Ways to Ease Headache Pain

Many of us struggle with headaches. More than 40 million Americans have headaches that are chronic and recurring, according to the National Headache Foundation. Some key contributors to head pain include stress, alcohol, skipping meals, nitrates, menstruation, weather changes, bright lights, exertion, exposure to smoke, high altitude, strong odors and alteration of sleep. Today, there … Read More

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Does Weather Trigger Migraines? (Video)

If a storm in the forecast fills you with fear of a migraine, you’re not alone. Research about weather as a migraine trigger is not definitive. But many people report feeling a strong connection between what’s happening outside and what’s going on inside their heads. Along with stress, certain foods and other triggers, weather can … Read More

Women, Migraines and Heart Disease–Oh My!

A new study of nearly 28,000 women shows that those who experience migraines with aura – visual disturbances such as flashing lights – are at a slightly higher risk of having heart disease. It doesn’t mean every woman with migraines will have heart disease. Decoding the findings “When the researchers looked at heart disease risk factors, they found … Read More