Natural Treatment of Menstrual or Hormonal Migraines

menstrual migrainesSuffering from menstrual or hormonal migraines?

Here are some easy ways to treat them and six things you need to know.

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The Role of Histamine and Mast Cells in PMS and PMDD

mast cells histamine PMDDHere’s something important about PMS or PMDD (premenstrual dysphoric disorder): At least some of the time it’s caused or worsened by mast cell activation and histamine.

Histamine is an inflammatory compound as well as a neurotransmitter. That’s why histamine can cause both allergy-type symptoms such as hives and nasal congestion as well as mood symptoms such as anxiety. Histamine can also cause headaches, fatigue, brain fog, insomnia, and breast tenderness — all the typical symptoms of PMS.

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If You’re Not Thinking About Ovulation, You’re Not Thinking About Health

Ovulation benefits healthThis is my open letter to every clinician, personal trainer, and blogger who offers health advice without thinking about the importance of ovulation and natural ovulatory menstrual cycles.

Dear Sir,

Your health advice may cause your clients to stop ovulating. That’s a problem because regular ovulation is not just for making a baby. It’s also an important indicator or “vital sign” of your client’s general health. Furthermore, regular ovulation is the only way your client can make the ovarian hormones she needs for a healthy brain, bones, and metabolism.

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Is It PCOS or Hypothalamic Amenorrhea?

is it PCOS or hypothalamic amenorrheaIf you’ve lost your period, you may have noticed it’s tough to get the right diagnosis.

First, you’re told you have the hormonal condition PCOS, but then you’re told you might have hypothalamic amenorrhea.

What is the difference between PCOS and hypothalamic amenorrhea?

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