Associations between leaky gut, migraine and other GI conditions

Associations between leaky gut, migraine and other GI conditions

Recent findings between the gut microbiota and the brain suggest that our microbiota can deeply influence our health, brain and potentially even our behaviour.  This article reviews evidence for those gut conditions associated with migraine and what you can do about it. Is your microbiota playing a role in your migraine condition?

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The Microbiome-Gut-Brain Axis

The Microbiome-Gut-Brain Axis

What happens in our gut may have a profound impact on what happens in our brain. Researchers are edging closer to understanding how gut microbiota could potentially influence conditions like depression, autism, epilepsy and migraine. Animal studies have shown profound impacts on the way the microbiome can affect health and a range of conditions including autism, obesity and MS. Do these findings translate across into humans and what are the implications for us?

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Free music for migraines, sleep and stress

Free music for migraines, sleep and stress

Researchers found that patients experienced less anxiety and anger after listening to pleasant music and that listening to positive music induced corresponding emotional states in the participants. This isn't suggesting music will cure a migraine but findings revealed that pleasant music reduced pain. Come again.... Pleasant music reduces pain? Find out what type of music in this article.

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Breakthrough in the Migraine Funding Crisis

Breakthrough in the Migraine Funding Crisis

Funding for migraine and headache disorders is so poorly misaligned to the scale of disability and economic cost that we can no longer ignore it. The lack of migraine and headache funding has stalled the development of better treatments, support and solutions for decades. The consequences have rippled across our hospitals, homes and to our quality of life.

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How to participate in clinical research for migraine: A patient guide

How to participate in clinical research for migraine: A patient guide

Today is a golden age in clinical trials for migraine treatments. CGRPgeneticsdevices, behavioral interventions and many more approaches are being clinically trialled to collect scientific evidence to support innovative new and effective treatments. Trials may be a way access new clinical care, treatments and supplementary income. 

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Letter to people without migraine

Letter to people without migraine

How can others possibly understand what it's like to have migraines? It starts with empathy and the facts. This is an open letter for with those who don't have migraine. Share this letter with those you care about. The more awareness and understanding others have the more we can reduce the unnecessary stigma and discrimination of those with migraine.

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Dangerous and suprising migraine myths

Dangerous and suprising migraine myths

For over a century migraine has been blamed on the patient and yet despite the advancement of information and technology, dangerous and shocking migraine myths are still widespread. The more these myths can be dispelled, the quicker we can progress to finding better treatment and reducing the stigma of this disabling condition.

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How Much Is Too Much? Medication Overuse Headaches

How Much Is Too Much? Medication Overuse Headaches

If you experience daily migraine attacks or headaches, there is a 30%-50% chance you overuse acute medications. When that happens it may only be a matter of time before you become reliant on regular medications to feel "normal". Medication overuse headaches trap millions of people each year, but only a fraction of those people are even aware of it. Find out how you can avoid it in this comprehensive guide.

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Toxic ingredients hiding in your food

Toxic ingredients hiding in your food

The brain is generally resilient, but there are certain areas within the brain which are very sensitive. Excitotoxins disrupt the delicate chemical balance in the brain which can lead to serious side effects and neurodegenerative disease. Find out how these foods ingredients affect your brain and which foods you're eating could be making your condition worse.

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