A Few Deep Breaths....

My migraines started when I was 9 yrs old... I am now 85.

My mother would put me in a dark room for about an hour. My attacks consisted of auras, numbness in mouth and hands, nausea and extreme headache.

Over the years I have found that my attacks always followed certain foods or stressful times, certain reflection from sun exposure. I have learned (the hard way) to avoid a lot of things.

But just recently, I discovered something wonderful. Deep breathing exercise for a few seconds caused the aura to completely disappear. Perhaps someone out there knows the scientific explanation for this but I don't. I just know that getting oxygen to the brain was the answer for me. After all these years.

Hope someone else will try it and see if it works for them. Just a few seconds of deep breathing!

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