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What are some holistic treatments for migraine headaches?
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Dr. Marguerite Barnett
Surgery - Plastics
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In brief: Many options
The best way is to avoid triggers such as stress or certain foods so if you can find out what causes your migraines, start there.
Thermal biofeedback is another option and it is closely related to meditation/guided imagery. Accupressure may help and some people have success with contrast showers (hot followed by cold).

In brief: Many options
The best way is to avoid triggers such as stress or certain foods so if you can find out what causes your migraines, start there.
Thermal biofeedback is another option and it is closely related to meditation/guided imagery. Accupressure may help and some people have success with contrast showers (hot followed by cold).
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
Dr. Marguerite Barnett
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Dr. Michael Rothman
Internal Medicine
In brief: Avoid toxic foods
Avoid sugars, fried foods, vegatable oils like canola & soy, meats that are cured wth nitrates & nitrites, aspartame, splenda, partially hydrogenated vegetable oils, maragarine, soy based products, sweetened beverages like juice & soda, microwaved foods, artificial colors & flavors.
All of these products cause damage to the cells, tissues & organs in your body contributing to various diseases.

In brief: Avoid toxic foods
Avoid sugars, fried foods, vegatable oils like canola & soy, meats that are cured wth nitrates & nitrites, aspartame, splenda, partially hydrogenated vegetable oils, maragarine, soy based products, sweetened beverages like juice & soda, microwaved foods, artificial colors & flavors.
All of these products cause damage to the cells, tissues & organs in your body contributing to various diseases.
Dr. Michael Rothman
Dr. Michael Rothman
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Dr. Martin Rossman
Holistic Medicine
In brief: Try these
A holistic approach begins with looking for triggers in your diet and lifestyle.
Stress management can be very important. Good nutrition - including riboflavin 400 mg per day. Meditation, relaxation and guided imagery help many migraineurs. Acupuncture often helps. Pt, chiropractic or feldenkreis can help if neck tension is involved.

In brief: Try these
A holistic approach begins with looking for triggers in your diet and lifestyle.
Stress management can be very important. Good nutrition - including riboflavin 400 mg per day. Meditation, relaxation and guided imagery help many migraineurs. Acupuncture often helps. Pt, chiropractic or feldenkreis can help if neck tension is involved.
Dr. Martin Rossman
Dr. Martin Rossman
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Dr. Bettina Herbert
Magnesium can also be extremely helpful, first in foods on a regular basis (see whfoods.com for magnesium-rich foods), then supplements (glycinate or chelate won't give you the runnies). An osteopath trained in cranial osteopathy can be extremely helpful (see The Osteopathic Cranial Academy, Biodynamic Ostopathy (biodo.com))
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