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How to Break Free of a Sugar Addiction

We all know about the dangers of consuming too much sugar, and having high blood sugar. It causes weight gain, metabolic syndromes, liver damage, high cholesterol and heart disease — and it may also be behind headaches and migraines. That’s why if you rely on sugary drinks and snacks to get you through the day —…

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4 Jaw Pain Triggers That Are Costing You a Good Night’s Sleep

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When we’re busy, we tend to think that we can get buy on just 4-to-5 hours of sleep. Nothing could be further from the truth. A lack of sleep can affect your health in many ways, putting you at risk for conditions like diabetes, heart disease, and weight problems. Sleep deprivation also decreases our ability…

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Happy Thanksgiving from Pasadena Pain Management

On this week of Thanksgiving, we want to express our appreciation to you for placing your confidence and trust in us. Serving you is a pleasure! All of us at Pasadena Pain Management wish you and your family a wonderful holiday season!   — Dr. H. Robert Stender and staff

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5 Warning Signs a Migraine is About to Hit

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There’s no time for pain, headaches, or migraines during the holiday season. That’s why if you suffer from frequent or occasional migraines and headaches it’s important to listen to your body this time of year and be aware of what may be coming down the pike. Catching a migraine early is so important for preventing…

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Study Links Unexplained Headaches to Low Vitamin D

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We may live in Southern California where the sun always shines, but vitamin D deficiencies are still a problem for a lot of people. In fact, this type of deficiency has been linked to many health issues, including migraines in young people and unexplained headaches. Study Looks at Unexplained Headaches in Men In a study…

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Soft TMJ-Friendly Foods You’ll Enjoy This Thanksgiving

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Perhaps TMJ flares are an on-going problem for you — or perhaps it’s a condition that only strikes once in a while. Either way, you’ll want to avoid jaw pain at all costs on Thanksgiving. After all, it’s “the” holiday that centers around food. Fortunately, TMJ sufferers can take control of their Thanksgiving menus and…

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7 Ways to Avoid a Migraine Meltdown During the Holidays

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Tis the season for family, friends, parties and gifts. Unfortunately it’s also a time when people get sidelined with a migraine. The stress and expectation of the holidays can trigger painful migraine and headache episodes. The signals may vary, but the end result is always the same: Dreadful pain. Fortunately, it is possible to enjoy…

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How to Keep Your Sleep Schedule on Track During the Holidays

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Let’s face it—the holiday season can sometimes be anything but jolly! What’s worse is that for millions of migraine sufferers, the holidays can be even painful…literally. And, have you ever noticed that a lot people get sick around the holidays. It’s not a coincidence. Experts say it’s not just because of stress, but also lack…

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Is it Brain Fog — or a Real Working Memory Issue?

Lots of things can disrupt our working memory –- stress, anxiety, worry, pain and sickness. All of it can slow down our ability to think clearly and express ourselves. But for people with migraines, the loss of working memory is especially prominent. Your Working Memory is Similar to Computer RAM RAM stores information needed to…

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Got Migraines? 7 Reasons You Need to Get it Checked Out by the End of the Year

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36 million Americans suffer from migraines. Many of them, approximately one in every three people, will seek migraine treatment. Of those, sadly, only about half of migraine patients get the proper diagnosis and treatment. There is no question — migraine is one of the most misdiagnosed, mistreated and misunderstood diseases. It is also one of…

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