Having lived with migraines for as long as I can remember, its a passion to share the yoga techniques - poses, meditation and breathing - that help me manage my own attacks with others. Sounds the same as typical "yoga", so how is yoga for migraines different?
Do you get migraines? I do and it sucks! My earliest memory of what I now know was migraine was when I was about 7 years old. I remember telling my parents that my head hurt really bad and I cried big alligator tears while crawling into bed. My mom had Migraine, so she understood, and my dad just rubbed my head and told me stories until I passed out. It was the first in a LONG line of many days ruined by migraine – which is more than a headache, it’s a neurological condition without a cure (at least...
Learn how to start journaling or add journaling to your yoga practice with my three easy prompts. Each one redirects our attention to positive energy to help relieve stress and manage headaches through emotional stability and resiliency.
Aromatherapy activates a relaxation response in the body that can help ease away migraine pain. Learn about my two favorite essences and how to use them based on my own personal migraine management experience.
One way to manage your headache pain, especially for people with migraines, is to get on a consistent sleep schedule. Sleep plays an important role in the body from plasticity in the brain to immunity. Tiffany Lord, Yoga for Headaches guru, shares yoga tips to create a bedtime routine for a consistent sleep schedule and less headache pain.