I'm a little curious about something, and I was wondering if you'd help me out. Some people swear by their ice hats that they wrap themselves in before escaping to their migraine cave, while others enjoy hot packs, warm showers, and heat wraps.
Do you find ice, heat, or both helpful when coping with your migraines? Why do you think it helps, and do you use it during a certain phase of your migraine?
Here on Migraine.com we also have resources related to cold and heat therapy. I will include them below for anyone who is interested.
For the basics on heat therapy, you can go to this link: https://migraine.com/complimentary-and-alternative-therapies/heat-therapy.
For the basics on cold therapy, you can go here: https://migraine.com/complimentary-and-alternative-therapies/cold-therapy.
Interested in an ice hat? Check out this article: https://migraine.com/living-migraine/headache-hat-experience
Review on using an Ice Beanie - https://migraine.com/forums/my-review-on-using-an-ice-beanie
Share your secrets for using cold or hot therapy: https://migraine.com/video/secret-cold-hot-therapy
Thank you in advance to anyone who is willing to share their experience with cold and heat therapy. Our community thrives with your willingness to be open and vulnerable about such a difficult illness. I appreciate you all, and I'm so glad that you're here! - Cody (Team Member)