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Missed Work Because of Migraine?

So often, employees must call into work sick or use precious vacation time because of the debilitating effects of a migraine.  Yet, so many have never experienced a migraine attack before and do not understand the serious nature of this disease. Have you ever had to miss a day of work because of a migraine attack, and your employer did not understand? Employers and coworkers may think, “Oh it is just a headache. They can totally make it in.” Yet, [...continue reading]

Blue Light Basics

Is blue light exposure really that big of a deal? Every day, millions of people are exposed to screens, the sun, and blue light from lightbulbs. Yet, many are still unsure why it is important to be mindful of the exposure. Blue light is part of the visible light spectrum, between 400 nm and 500 nm. Blue light is one of the shortest and highest-energy visible wavelengths. Digital devices and LED lights all emit blue light. These devices have an [...continue reading]

How To Cope With Pregnancy and Migraine

When an individual is diagnosed with chronic migraine, they have several treatment options that are presented to them. Most of those options include various types of medication to treat migraine symptoms. However, most of these migraine medications are not an option if a woman becomes pregnant. Studies have shown that 15 to 20 percent of women will experience migraine episodes during pregnancy, which include symptoms such as headaches, aura, light sensitivity, fatigue, nausea/vomiting and mental fuzziness. While these women are [...continue reading]

Beating Fatigue

Have you ever had a day where you just felt sluggish?  Everything you do feels heavy and exhausting.  You think, “If one more person asks me to do something, I might just pass out right here.” Fatigue is a very common experience. From parents to employees, to anyone working long hours, and those who understand insomnia, many know how debilitating it can feel to be fatigued. There are many reasons someone could be experiencing extreme tiredness and exhaustion.  Exposure to [...continue reading]

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