Tag Archives: Stress and Migraines

Help! Migraines are ruining my Relationships

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    Chronic pain, including migraines, can strain even the closest relationships. Learning how to manage migraine headache symptoms without alienating your friends and family is a difficult, but worthwhile, mission that all migraine patients need to learn.  Here are some strategies that will make that task a bit easier to accomplish. Don’t get migraine […]

When Migraine Attacks Trigger Agoraphobia

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    When migraine attacks occur while you’re on vacation, it can be downright annoying.  If you get a sudden severe migraine headache in the middle of a crowded freeway, it can be terrifying.  Some days you can’t even step outside your door without thinking, “What if I have a migraine attack while I’m at […]

Coping with Migraines, Part II- 6 Things NOT to do

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In your daily struggle coping with the Migraine Monster, sometimes it feels like you’re on the losing team at the last count.  It’s hard to believe that things can ever get better, or to imagine that things can ever get worse when you’re dealing with migraine headaches and nausea day in, day out. Here are […]

Coping with Migraines, Part I: 6 Inspirational Truths

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    Do you have migraines, or do migraines have you?  Coping with Migraines is difficult, as migraine attacks can significantly reduce your quality of life, leaving you feeling crippled (only without the wheelchair to prove it).  As a result, migraine sufferers feel depressed because of their inability to lead the kind of lifestyle they once […]

Confrontations Cause Chronic Inflammation

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    If you’re the type who constantly butts heads with others, you could wind up with more than a painful headache; frequent confrontations lead to chronic inflammation, according to a recent study on negative social interactions and chronic pain from  heightened inflammation. Negative social interactions are bad for your health We know that stress […]

Overcoming Social Isolation in Migraine Disorder

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    Migraine headaches are excruciatingly painful, exhausting, and scary, but almost worse than the head pain and nausea of migraine disorder is the inevitable sense of isolation– the feeling that you are alone, adrift on a raft amidst a sea of tumultuous waves of pain.  Social isolation is common in chronic pain illness, but […]

Can Anxiety Attacks cause Migraines?

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    Throughout the years, scientists have conducted many studies linking chronic migraines with anxiety attacks and panic disorder; other symptoms associated with migraine headaches include phobias, depression, and bipolar disorder. Anxiety and migraine illness occur together In a 2009 study, scientists Gregory E. Ratcliffe B.Sc. and Jitender Sareen M.D., F.R.C.P.C. observed the correlation between […]

Feeling Bipolar? The iTunes Store has 20 iPhone Apps for that- Part 2

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    Migraine Symptoms, Depression & Dr. iPad: Sufferers of migraine symptoms, including anxiety and depression, will be glad to know that the iTunes store sells iPhone apps, iPad apps, and Android apps for manic depression, panic attack symptoms, and other mood disorders. Whether you suffer from bipolar disorder, anxiety symptoms, or symptoms of depression […]

Feeling Bipolar? The iTunes Store has 20 iPhone Apps for that- Part 1

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    Migraine Symptoms, Depression & Dr. iPad: Sufferers of migraine symptoms, including anxiety and depression, will be glad to know that the iTunes store sells iPhone apps, iPad apps, and Android apps for manic depression, panic attack symptoms, and other mood disorders. Whether you suffer from bipolar disorder, anxiety symptoms, or symptoms of depression […]

De-Clutter your Home, De-Clutter your Mind for Stress Relief

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    Time Management Tips for Healthy Living: Stress management tip: A cluttered home leads to anxiety disorder, stress and migraines; these simple home organization tips show you how to de-clutter your house quickly. Simplify- it’s the new “downsize” In the 90’s, the buzzword was “downsize.”  Instead of laying off employees, businesses would engage in […]