Menstruation is a common trigger for a lot of women . The sex hormones can become imbalanced and can cause an increase in headaches and migraines around this time. Dr Katie (osteopath) tells us all about sex hormonal imbalances and what you can do to help your hormonally related headaches and migraines .
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Five million Australians suffer with migraines and up to 70% of those are women. 2% of the worldwide population suffers from chronic migraines, so what actually makes migraines such a chronic and complex condition?
This week is actually National Headache and Migraine Awareness Week, so we are talking about why migraines are such a persistent and complex disorder to treat. So many people suffer from headaches and migraines, and they're a debilitating condition, they rob you of so much of your life. That's why we're so passionate about treating headaches and migraines here at Melbourne Headache Solutions because they're just so unfair for so many people, and they shouldn't have to rob you of so much of your life.
Why are they so chronic and complex?
Why is there so much mystery about them?
Well, when it comes time from migraine, there's an area of your brain known as the brainstem, and in chronic migraine sufferers it is sensitized, also known as being...
Yoga is a wonderful form of gentle exercise that can help increase flexibility, decrease stress and it has also been shown to help improve headaches and migraines . Dr Liam (osteopath) tells us all about how yoga can be used to help decrease your pain .
Sleep , headaches and migraines have a strong connection. But what is that connection and what can you do about it? Dr. Beth (osteopath) explains.
How does your neck contribute and cause headaches and migraines? Dr Beth (osteopath) tells all
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Vitamin B2 (riboflavin) is a fantastic supplement that has been shown to help reduce the intensity and frequency of migraine attacks . Dr Helen (osteopath) tells us all about it .
Have you ever wondered what link there is between Migraines and Menopause? Or why some women get rid of their migraines all together with menopause and others get significantly worse? This article will help to highlight the hormonal changes that happen during menopause and what their implications can have on both headaches and migraines.
According to the Migraine Research Foundation, women are three times more likely to get migraines than men. Specifically, the prevalence of migraine is higher after menarche, during menstruation, during the postpartum period, and during perimenopause. Around a quarter of all women attending menopause clinics self- report experiencing migraines during menopause or perimenopause. However, this is not a symptom of menopause. Not surprisingly, this change in hormone symptoms is to do with your sex hormones, in particular, estrogen. Estrogen is primarily produced in the ovaries, and affects a variety of tissues including your brain, bones, heart and...
When we think about hormones, most people only think about sex hormones, being testosterone, estrogen and progesterone. However, there is a high level of interplay with sex hormones, stress hormones and adrenal hormones that can all contribute to an overall person’s presentation. These hormones are regulated in a delicate balance, however when an imbalance occurs, physical signs and symptoms present which can be uncomfortable at best and harmful at worst. So what does it mean to have a hormone imbalance and how do you treat it?
Hormones in general are your body’s chemical messenger systems, affecting every function of the human body in some way or another. Hormones influence a large amount of bodily functions including sleep, appetite, stress, mood, metabolism and reproduction. These hormones are spread throughout the body via the bloodstream using the endocrine system.
A hormone imbalance is when your body may have too much or too little of certain hormones, the...