Why Taking Magnesium Might Exacerbate Your Migraines

Why Taking Magnesium Might Exacerbate Your Migraines

The idea that those with migraine need – and will automatically benefit from – taking magnesium is seen as one of those universal truths.  You can find many accounts online of people who started taking magnesium and suddenly no longer have migraines. As...
Why Eat Liver for Migraine, and How to Do it!

Why Eat Liver for Migraine, and How to Do it!

I realize this post will be off-putting to those who are vegetarian or vegan and follow my blog – and to my parents, both of whom are plant-based eaters, ie, more-or-less vegan. I also used to be vegan. It will probably be off-putting to most of the meat-eaters out...
Part 1. Motherhood and Migraine: a Double Whammy

Part 1. Motherhood and Migraine: a Double Whammy

My chronic migraines coincided with my inelegant and devastating initiation into motherhood with a c-section operation. I had migraines before becoming a mother, but the perfect storm of surgery, medications, sleep-deprivation, and years of breast-feeding put me into...
Part 3. Motherhood and Migraine: Transformation

Part 3. Motherhood and Migraine: Transformation

To read the introductory Part 1, click here. To read part 2, click here. The Call to Transformation and Self-care Mothering with migraine asks a ton of us, but if we are able to find the strength to see migraine as a call to radically transform our lives, it can be a...