Migraine Treatment

Suffer from migraines? Are you taking migraine medication and still suffering? It is time you found the cause of your migraines and get relief. The key is to find the underlying cause and migraine symptoms are gone!

Common Migraine food triggers

Common Migraine Food Triggers

July 8, 2016

What are common migraine food triggers? It is estimated that 12-16% of people in the United States suffer from migraines. Migraine headaches are often described as a “headache on steroids.” Common symptoms are mild to severe throbbing and pain in the head often worsened by light, motion, and noise. Migraines can be accompanied by nausea…

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MSG and Migraines

MSG and its link to migraines

July 6, 2016

MSG and Migraines: What is the connection? What is monosodium glutamate? Monosodium glutamate, more commonly known as MSG, is a naturally occurring amino acid found in protein. MSG is often added to foods to enhance flavor. In recent years there has been much talk about MSG and its association with many health issues. But where…

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Acupuncture outperforms drugs in migraine treatment

June 15, 2016

  Is acupuncture an effective migraine treatment? Chronic migraine suffers listen up! We get you! Chronic migraine attacks can affect not only your quality of life but you may miss work and activities due to the pain. At Starting Point Acupuncture and Wellness in Bothell, WA, we are migraine treatment experts and have a high…

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Migraine headache and IBS

Are Migraines Linked to IBS?

April 26, 2016

Migraines and IBS: What you need to know Why is it that stress, anxiety, and even depression are often associated with digestive issues? The brain-gut connection is real, and the link between IBS and stress was discussed in a previous blog post. But what about the association between migraines and digestive issues? Is there a…

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Asthma and migraine connection

Asthma and migraine connection: A new study explains

December 28, 2015

Asthma May Double Chronic Migraine Risk Is there an asthma and migraine connection? A new study published this month in the journal Headache, finds that a link might exist. The study looked at discovering whether people with asthma who experienced episodic migraines were more likely to experience chronic migraines as well. Both asthma and migraines are…

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Migraine triggers

Migraine Triggers: Stopping the flares

October 1, 2015

Migraine triggers, the key to The Migraine Fix The statistics are astounding. As many as 14 million people experience chronic daily headaches, and of those, 90% report that migraines interfere with their daily lives and ability to do their jobs, and contribute to other health issues, like depression and anxiety (Foundation, 2015). Interestingly, only about…

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Acupuncture and migraine treatment

Acupuncture as part of Migraine Treatment?

September 29, 2015

Acupuncture and migraine treatment: Is it an effective treatment for chronic migraines? If you suffer from chronic migraines you probably have explored every option under the sun but have you considered, acupuncture and migraine treatment? Most do not initially explore acupuncture as viable treatment option (for many reasons). One being doctors usually recommend drugs as…

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migraines and natural treatments

Migraine Treatment: Is There a Point for That?

September 26, 2015

Acupuncture for Migraine Treatment? The basics If you are one of the many migraine sufferers out there, know that there is hope for relief! Acupuncture is a therapeutic tool that has been proven to be an effective and long-term solution to end the migraine flare cycle. Most people tend to seek alternative treatments once they…

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Celiac disease and its link to migraine headaches

September 21, 2015

  Imagine a fire somewhere in your body that was triggered by something you ate. This fire can spread rapidly, causing damage and affecting other parts of your body. By finding the source of what is fueling the fire, removing it, and properly repairing damaged tissues, your symptoms could be gone for good.   Celiac…

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Celiac disease

Understanding Celiac Disease

September 14, 2015

What is celiac disease? In recent years, more people have been diagnosed with celiac disease than at any other time in modern history, and gluten-free diets have become more common. Celiac disease affects about 2.3 million Americans. Common symptoms are diarrhea, constipation, heartburn, joint pain, fatigue, and eczema. Celiac disease was initially thought to occur…

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