In today’s episode, Dr. Lisa and Dr. Toni talk about migraines, something that too many women experience.

It’s not in your head! The pain is real!

In this episode, we cover:

  • Possible causes of your migraines
    • Stress causing magnesium deficiency and muscle tension
    • Structural alignment of neck and tailbone
    • Insomnia
    • Weather or barometric pressure changes (example: Chinook winds in Calgary)
    • Dehydration
    • Blood sugar imbalance
    • Food sensitivities and histamine intolerance, including alcohol, caffeine, cheese, food additives like nitrites
    • Brain inflammation and nerve irritation
    • Hormones: estrogen/progesterone imbalance
  • Dr. Toni’s personal experience growing up with migraines and they are linked with her diagnosis of mitral valve prolapse, a common heart murmur (hint: magnesium!)
  • Current and new conventional treatments for migraines offered by family doctors and specialists
  • The importance of figuring out the factors that are impacting your migraines
  • Natural ways to address your migraines:

Today’s Mama Must Have:

Dr. Lisa relies on her home gym, which has simple and inexpensive equipment including an exercise ball, free weights and resistance bands.

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