ZIRA BLOG | NOVEMBER 2014

November 13, 2014 - I thought I had it figured out. These complicated migraines that I spent years studying seemed to make so much sense on paper. First comes the prodrome, the 24-hour period of time that about 70 percent of migraneurs experience before their attack of disabling pain (1). For some, the prodrome may be a change in mood, such as irritability or anxiety. Others may experience digestive pain, diarrhea or constipation. Yet others may feel fatigued or the opposite, very energetic [...]

November 18, 2014 - Stress is one of the biggest threats to good health. We often think of stress in its more obvious manifestations – during busy times at work, large life transitions, relationship troubles or illness, to name a few. However, stress is a complex and constant factor, and it plays into our daily lives more than we realize. If not properly managed, stress can wreak havoc on the body and mind.  In fact, mismanaged stress can lead to a common condition called adrenal [...]