Foods are often a bigger part of our lives than we realize; some have the ability reduce inflammation and calm chronic conditions, while others can, in fact, make them worse. It turns out, according to a recent report, that the things we consume are also linked to migraines. The in-depth review listed certain foods to avoid - and some to include - in a migraine-reducing diet.
The sheer array of complementary pain management options can make finding the best one for your condition a difficult endeavor. Should you try yoga for your back pain or acupuncture for your headache? What about dietary supplements or relaxation techniques? At the beginning of September, the National Center for Complementary and Integrative Health – part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) – went a long way toward answering this question, reviewing five decades of research to find the answer.