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3 Steps to Preventing a Migraine

As anyone who suffers from the condition knows, a migraine is much more than a bad headache. It is a collection of neurological symptoms that may include throbbing pain on one side of the head, neck pain or stiffness, nausea, vomiting, and/or visual distortions called aura. The severity of migraine symptoms can vary widely from [...]

Migraines: Natural Treatment Options For Relief

Migraines are mysterious and unpredictable at times. There are many migraine triggers and treatment is based on evaluation of all the potential contributing factors and triggers. Migraine triggers: Dr. Lisa: Migraine triggers can include weather changes, certain foods, alcohol, caffeine, stress, sleep disruptions, hormonal changes, and overuse of rescue medications. Other conditions that can lower [...]

Why Cholesterol Levels Are Not the Best Predictor of Heart Disease

Individuals with higher-than-normal cholesterol levels are commonly prescribed statins in the hope of reducing their risk of heart disease or stroke. Yet, the medical research to date indicates that statins actually have very limited usefulness in preventing heart disease unless the patient already has a personal history of the disease. This may be due, in [...]