How Migraines Change Your Brain (Miracle Moment)

In this episode, Dr. T shares a study about how migraines change the brain, along with 3 important takeaaways from this research.   LINKS and RESOURCES mentioned: The Study – Altered Brain Structure and Function Correlate with Disease Severity and Pain Catastrophizing in  Migraine Patients The Pain Catastrophizing Scale MIGRAI-NEVERLAND, our premier resource for those … Read moreHow Migraines Change Your Brain (Miracle Moment)

The 3 Pillars of Migraine Freedom, Part 1 (Miracle Moment Episode)

In part 1 of this 2 part series of the Miracle Moment, we begin our discussion of the all important the “3 Pillars of Migraine Freedom” (Click here to listen to part 2) Links mentioned: MIGRAI-NEVERLAND, our premier resource for those who want to find their pill free path to migraine freedom: https://mymigrainemiracle.com/endofmigraine The Migraine Miracle “Jump … Read moreThe 3 Pillars of Migraine Freedom, Part 1 (Miracle Moment Episode)

What Migraine Sufferers and Heroin Users Have in Common (Migraine Miracle Moment Episode)

In this short episode of the Miracle Moment, I share what migraine sufferers and heroin users have in common. Episode Transcript I mentioned in the premiere episode of The Miracle Moment that I’d’be doing some “inbetweeinsodes,” shorter segments in between the full length episodes, and this is one of them. And the topic is “what … Read moreWhat Migraine Sufferers and Heroin Users Have in Common (Migraine Miracle Moment Episode)

Is Migraine Freedom Without Pills Possible? (Migraine Miracle Moment, Episode 1)

The Miracle Moment debuts! In this premiere episode of the “Miracle Moment,” I talk about all the things you can expect from the new show, and then turn attention to the question “is migraine freedom without pills possible?” Episode 1 Transcript [00:00:38] Hey there folks. Welcome to the premiere episode of the Migraine Miracle Moment or … Read moreIs Migraine Freedom Without Pills Possible? (Migraine Miracle Moment, Episode 1)

Migraines and the Hypothalamus, Part Two: From an Ancient Place

Sparkling, half moon shaped objects. Expanding radiant blobs. Tingling fingers and lips. Even garbled words and sentences. This is the stuff of migraine auras, those bizarre, temporary neurological disturbances that often precede your throbbing head pain. People have been documenting their auras for nearly a millenia, though it’s likely we humans have been experiencing them … Read moreMigraines and the Hypothalamus, Part Two: From an Ancient Place

How to Choose the Right Migraine Medication: the Conclusion

In part one, we reviewed our over the counter options for migraine relief. In part two, we covered those that require a doctor’s scribble. And we concluded that, while most of our choices in both categories may be more trouble than they’re worth, some are worth remembering. But, even with things pared down a bit, … Read moreHow to Choose the Right Migraine Medication: the Conclusion

How to Choose the Right Migraine Medication: Part One

Long, unpronounceable names. A laundry list of potential side effects. Generic vs. brand. Standing in the pain relief aisle at the drug store can be an intimidating experience. There’s enough to ponder even when you’re feeling good. If your head is pounding, the level of difficulty is magnified tenfold. And while the best strategy is … Read moreHow to Choose the Right Migraine Medication: Part One

How to Trigger a Migraine, Part One: The Classic View

In my 3 part series on the nature of migraines, we covered the ins and outs of just what migraines are. To sum up, they’re a bizarre, excruciating, and masochistic phenomenon in which the brain hijacks its own pain sensing circuitry. But how does all of it get started to begin with? As most of … Read moreHow to Trigger a Migraine, Part One: The Classic View

Finding Your Migraine Triggers

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“Migraine diaries” are considered to be an integral part of migraine treatment. In theory, this makes sense. Knowledge is power, right? Problem is, most migraine diaries are too detailed to be useful, and as a result most people don’t end up using them for long, if at all. They typically ask you to record all … Read moreFinding Your Migraine Triggers