Coenzyme Q10 is an interesting supplement to try for migraine prevention. There is some research to show it helps. We get Coenzyme Q10 from food but there is some indication with migraine disease we can have a deficiency. Coenzyme Q10 (COQ10) is a molecule produced in the body. It aids mitochondria during energy production and … Continue reading Migraine treatment and Coenzyme Q10 supplementation
I had my last VRT (Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy appointment today. And it was partially successful. And partially not. That image is slightly deceiving since I definitely cannot do that yoga pose! But now I can stand on one foot for 30 seconds! Successful in some areas Habituation There are habituation exercises to help you make … Continue reading I had my last Vestibular Rehabilitation Therapy appointment
We are coming to the end of June which is migraine awareness month. I thought I would write a bit about my chronic migraine experience. My migraine journey started when I was 20 and I had about 6 or so migraine attacks a month back then, not counting hormonally triggered migraine attacks that I was … Continue reading A little bit about my chronic migraine experience
Light sensitivity and eye pain are very common migraine symptoms. It isn't only an aversion to light but it can also make the migraine pain more intense. For people without headache disorders, light became too bright when it hit 23,000 lux (like a bright, sunny, cloudless day). Even at that intensity, 24% were not bothered … Continue reading Migraine disease and photophobia
Thinking about chronic migraine disease and stigma over the decades I have had them is not really fun for me to do. Migraine disease has had a massive impact on my life and so as a result the stigma I have faced while trying to cope with it has made that extremely difficult. We don't … Continue reading Chronic migraine awareness: stigma I encountered
Migraine disease and exercise is a tricky topic. Research suggests exercise helps but exercise can also be a major migraine trigger. I have been attempting to exercise because I need to lose weight to help with my mild sleep apnea. Problem is, I gained weight due to inactivity from my vertigo problems. Doing anything at … Continue reading For migraine disease does exercise help or hinder?