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Headache & Migraine

Creative strategies and new trends to treat migraine and headaches, including holistic approaches, and the relationship between migraines and headaches and other conditions. Patient experts inspire with their stories of perseverance.

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Let's Talk About Migraines

We've got the doctor-approved scoop on causes, symptoms, treatments, and a jillion other tips that make migraine life easier.

By Linda Rodgers

The Latest

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Nutrition

29 Foods That Trigger Migraine

What you eat can trigger migraine. Holistic health practitioner Mark Canadic provides of list of the 29 worst trigger foods.

By Mark Canadic
Avocado and spinach smoothie.
Nutrition

10 Best Foods for Migraine

Certain foods trigger migraine, while others relieve it. Holistic health practitioner Mark Canadic shares his list of the best foods for migraine.

By Mark Canadic
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Brain

Headache? Marijuana May Cut Your Pain by 50%

For the first time, researchers found that puffing on a little cannabis for migraines helps reduce the pain—by a lot.

By Lara DeSanto
Woman drinking water in bed.
Living With

9 Tips to Prevent Menstrual Migraines

Holistic health professional Mark Canadic shares nine smart tips on to help with hormonal triggered migraines.

By Mark Canadic
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Symptoms

Top Migraine Questions & Answers

Interested in an overview of the different kinds of migraine, the symptoms, and treatments? This Q and A touches on a bit of everything, providing basic knowledge.

By Eileen Bailey
Man suffering through hemiplegic migraine.
Brain

5 Ways to Describe Hemiplegic Migraines

What does a hemiplegic migraine feel like? Holistic health practitioner Mark Canadic offers five accurate descriptions, helpful in communicating symptoms of the condition.

By Mark Canadic
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Patient Narrative

Getting Sleep With Migraines

For Julie Ryan, compromised sleep worsened her migraines. Mindfulness, CBD oil, and changes in sleep habits got her back on track. Learn more about sleep and migraine.

By Julie Ryan
Young business man with headache.
Alternative Treatment

10 Mistakes You Should Avoid in Treating Migraine

Spare yourself from making the same mistakes as migraine professional Mark Canadic in treating your migraine. Let his experience and knowledge guide you toward better health.

By Mark Canadic
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Self Care

Living With Migraine? Empower Yourself With These Tips

No one can take better care of you than you! But that’s harder than it sounds. Learn how to empower yourself with tips from this migraine advocate.

By Jaime Sanders
Teri robert and David Watson, M.D., in Washington D.C.

Discussing Migraine and Headache on Capitol Hill

On Valentine’s Day this year, I was happy to not have a Migraine ruining the day, but I wasn’t at home sharing the day with my husband. Instead, I spend the day with my friend, colleague, and Migraine specialist, David Watson, M.D. We, along with ove...

By Teri Robert

Meet the Experts

Jennifer Mitchell Wilson
B.S. Dietetics, Dietitian, Health Professional

Jennifer is a dietitian with a passion for educating and empowering families on their journey through illness.

Sunny Fitzgerald
Patient Expert

Sunny Fitzgerald is a writer and travel consultant. Her work has been published in National Geographic, The New York Times, BBC, and more.

Erin L. Boyle
Health Writer

Erin L. Boyle, the senior editor at HealthCentral from 2016-2018, is a freelance medical writer and editor.