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Dr. Natbony’s Holiday Gift Guide

Dr. Natbony’s Holiday Gift Guide

I am delighted to share with all of you some holiday gift ideas perfect for those loved ones in your life who suffer from headache or migraine. Scroll down and check them out! I've included explanations on each gift idea as well as helpful hints on who these items could be perfect for — links…

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Migraine & Gluten: Is there a connection?
Migraine & Gluten

Migraine & Gluten: Is there a connection?

Gluten: a family of proteins found in grains, including wheat, rye, spelt, and barley. Celiac Disease: an autoimmune condition that can cause damage to the intestines if gluten is not eliminated from the diet. Gluten sensitivity: may cause digestive symptoms similar to those of celiac disease but does not cause intestinal damage or trigger the…

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6 Facts You Need to Know About Migraine
Migraine facts

6 Facts You Need to Know About Migraine

1. What is migraine? Do we know why it happens? Migraine is a chronic neurologic disease characterized by attacks lasting from 4 to 72 hours, usually located on one side of the head, associated with moderate to severe pain intensity, throbbing in quality, made worse with activity and associated with nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to…

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Essentials of Sleep Hygiene and Stimulus Control
Essentials of Sleep Hygiene and Stimulus Control

Essentials of Sleep Hygiene and Stimulus Control

Essentials of Sleep Hygiene and Stimulus Control: Maintain regular bed and wake times (within 1 hour or less) including weekends. Avoid napping. Avoid caffeine after lunch. Avoid alcohol and cigarettes before bed. Avoid going to bed hungry. Avoid excessive liquids before bed (drink no more than 1 cup of liquid in the 4 hours prior…

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How Does Pregnancy Impact Migraines?
How Does Pregnancy Impact Migraines?

How Does Pregnancy Impact Migraines?

How Does Pregnancy Impact Migraines? About 3-6% of women can experience their first migraine during pregnancy. In this setting, migraine typically occurs during the first trimester and is most often migraine with aura Migraine typically improve during the second and third trimesters. Increasing levels of estrogen are credited with providing improvement beginning towards the end…

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