Migraine headaches are painful headaches often accompanied by nausea, vomiting and sound/light sensitivity. Some individuals receive a warning signal, or aura — such as flashing lights, spots, zigzag lines or temporary loss of vision — before a migraine fully develops. Few viable and valid options exist to manage migraines in Western medicine, but don’t lose hope, natural remedies can provide relief.
According to the Migraine Research Foundation, women are three times more likely to experience migraines than men. While there is no known cure for migraines, you can help reduce their frequency, intensity and duration with a few practical behavior modifications.
· The author is not providing medical advice. This article is intended for education purposes only and not intended to diagnose, treat or cure any disease or condition.
· A proper diagnosis by a qualified health care provider is critical to rule out other conditions that may mimic migraines.
· Never quit taking medication or discontinue prescribed treatment without first consulting a qualified health care practitioner.
· Always consult a qualified professional before taking any dietary supplements to reduce the risk of drug interactions and avoid contraindications.