The interesting thing about the gut-brain-microbiome connection

Uncategorized Apr 16, 2021

We are going to discuss the gut-brain connection and how it influences migraine. The gut microbiome (the bacteria in our digestive system) is one of the most critical factors that affect our mental and brain health, including stress, anxiety, depression, and migraine.

 

The main goal of this blog post is to present you with all the latest research about what triggers migraine headaches so you'll know how to proactively take control of your migraines to prevent them from occurring.

Many people do not consider the impact that their gut health can have on their migraines, but what they don't realise is that everything that your brain needs to operate well comes from your gut and your lungs.  If you are not putting in what the brain needs or you don't have the right internal environment (microbiome), then the brain will not function properly.

 

The gut-brain connection is not a new concept, but it has been proven to be an essential link in the pathogenesis of migraine....

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Can gut bacteria cause migraine?

Uncategorized Apr 16, 2021

Can gut bacteria cause migraine?
 
For some people, absolutely yes!
For others, it may play a part in your migraine puzzle.
 
Eating a diet composed of energy-dense and highly processed foods, gluten, sugars, refined oils, artificial sweeteners, and alcohol upset the microbiome's optimal balance (gut bacteria).
 
But it is not just your processed food. Often "healthy foods" have hidden ingredients (such as industrial oils) that can upset the balance. Medicine such as NSAID's and antibiotics, infections, chronic stress, and pollutants can also affect the microbiome
 
As a result, some of the "bad bacteria" flourish at the expense of the "good bacteria". There can also be a loss of the bacteria's diversity (going from lots of different types to just a few types of bacteria).
 
As the microbiome has numerous roles in maintaining our overall health, gut dysbiosis can have wide-ranging effects on your health from local conditions such as IBS and more...
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Our new book is now available -Solving The Migraine Puzzle -A Comprehensive Guide to Migraine Relief

Uncategorized Apr 07, 2021

Our new book, Solving The Migraine Puzzle - A Comprehensive Guide to Migraine Relief, is now available for purchase!

Our aim is to help as many people struggling with migraines as possible because we know that there is a better answer! Buy your copy today to find out how relief could be yours!

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How can we reduce neck pain and stiffness to help decrease your headache or migraine?

Uncategorized Apr 06, 2021

Might Neck pain and stiffness add to your headaches and migraines?

These osteopathic exercise techniques will help decrease your headaches and migraines. Dr. Beth (osteopath) got you covered.

Try this exercise to help.

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Four ways to practice relaxation for reducing stress and muscle tension

Uncategorized Mar 28, 2021

Stress, anxiety and muscle tension are common triggers for headaches and migraines. How many times have people said to you… why don't you just relax? The fact is many people simply don't know HOW to relax.

We all have stress in our lives therefore completely eliminating stress is nearly impossible, however, there are ways in which we can minimize how this stress affects us. Keep reading to find out what you can do to try and get some more ‘chill’ in your life. When we get stressed out it creates a series of events within our body that leads to ongoing issues. Stress hormones like adrenaline and cortisol are released which are useful in the short term but create issues if allowed to continue long term, this includes things like decreased oxygenation of our muscles and brain which affects function, digestive issues, weight gain, skin issues and insomnia. When we manage our stress effectively we can stop these things from becoming a problem. One of the best ways to...

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What are the top 5 tips for managing jaw clenching and grinding?

Uncategorized Mar 23, 2021

Jaw clenching and grinding is more common than you might think and it can contribute to headaches and migraines .

Dr. Katie (osteopath) gives us her top 5 tips to help manage clenching and grinding to help decrease your headaches and migraines .

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Uncategorized Mar 19, 2021

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Don't you know that excessive stress can affect your physical body and behavior?

Uncategorized Mar 17, 2021

Stress can manifest in many ways including headaches, migraines , lack of sleep , sore neck and shoulders, poor eating habits , a sore jaw, etc.

Dr. Helen (osteopath) tells us all about how stress can present and how you can help to decrease it to help you live a happier, healthier, less painful life .

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Have you heard about brainstem sensitization and what does this actually means for you?

Uncategorized Mar 17, 2021

You may have heard the term "brainstem sensitization" before from us as the underlying disorder of migraines. But what does this actually mean and what does this mean for you?

Dr. Beth (osteopath) explains .

To see how we can help you, call us on (03) 9496 7543 to book in with one of our practitioners today.

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Have you heard about brainstem sensitization and what does this actually means for you?

Uncategorized Mar 12, 2021

You may have heard the term "brainstem sensitization" before from us as the underlying disorder of migraines. But what does this actually mean and what does this mean for you?

Dr. Beth (osteopath) explains . To see how we can help you, call us on (03) 9496 7543 to book in with one of our practitioners today.

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