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September 6, 2022

Hormonal Headaches and Migraines

with podcast guest

Dr. Meg Mill

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Dr. Meg Mill is a Functional Medicine Practitioner, bestselling author, speaker, and host of the podcast A Little Bit Healthier, where she discusses things you can do every day to live a healthier, more fulfilled life. In her virtual Functional Medicine practice, she works with patients worldwide to heal the root cause of their health struggles through advanced diagnostic testing and personalized support.

In this episode, Dr. Meg and I talk about hormonal headaches and migraines and why they happen, how you can start to figure out the specific things that trigger your migraines, what to do at the moment when you have a headache, long-term practices to reduce headaches and migraines, and so much more!

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Highlights

  • The psychological toll of being told you’re fine despite feeling awful
  • How the functional medicine approach differs from conventional medicine
  • Side effects that can come from long-term use of over-the-counter headache medications
  • The connection between diet and migraines
  • Types of foods that typically trigger migraines
  • How to start figuring out your specific headache triggers
  • The role of stress in headaches – the Chain of Pain
  • Stress management techniques
  • Common reasons for hormonal migraines
  • Why you get migraines at certain times in your cycle
  • The increase in young people suffering from headaches and gut health issues
  • How environmental exposures contribute to migraines
  • Solutions for helping headaches in the moment
  • Regulating your blood sugar to help prevent headaches

Resources

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Esther Blum is an Integrative Dietitian and Menopause Expert who maintains a private practice where she helps women through menopause with nutrition, hormones, and self-advocacy.

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