Migraines: Natural Treatment Options For Relief

//Migraines: Natural Treatment Options For Relief

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:

LilienfieldDr. 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 the threshold for migraine include magnesium deficiency, mold exposure, concussions, TMJ, and neck injuries.
 

Migraine Treatments:

LilienfieldDr. Lisa: Due to the complexity of this condition, it is not an easy fix and may require a variety of treatments including IV magnesium, Cranial Sacral therapy, Acupuncture, Physical therapy, injection therapy, Elimination diets, Biotoxin (like mold or other mycotoxin for example) or heavy metal elimination, and treatment sleep disorders, and more.

For more information and resources on migraines, click here.
 
 
 


 

This Q&A was part of our Live chat with Dr. Lilienfield
on Facebook in January, 2016!

Do you have any thoughts on causes of daily headaches and chronic migraines that don't respond to many different types of treatments?

Posted by Meghan Marshall on Wednesday, January 20, 2016

 
 


 

About the author: Lisa Lilienfield, M.D., is board-certified in family medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture. Dr. Lilienfield practices Acupuncture and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and has developed an expertise in both Women’s Health and Sports Medicine. Dr. Lilienfield also serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Georgetown University School of Medicine’s Department of Community and Family Medicine. To read Dr. Lilienfield’s complete bio, click here.
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Lisa Lilienfield, MD
Lisa Lilienfield, M.D. is board-certified in family medicine and is a member of the American Academy of Medical Acupuncture. Dr. Lilienfield practices Acupuncture and Osteopathic Manipulative Medicine and has developed an expertise in both Women’s Health and Sports Medicine. Dr. Lilienfield also serves as a Clinical Assistant Professor at Georgetown University School of Medicine’s Department of Community and Family Medicine. To read Dr. Lilienfield’s complete bio, click here

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