3 thoughts on “Migraines: Medical or Emotional?

  • September 16, 2016 at 7:16 am

    Even if migraines are psychosomatic, that’s just as real a cause as any organic origin. People are no more in control of their subconscious reactions than they are their thyroid’s output.

    • September 16, 2016 at 10:10 am

      Not the same thing. Due to neuroplasticity, psychotherapy can “rewire” pathways and positively change the brain environment to relieve somatic symptoms. For a simple example, if stress causes stomach aches, if you can identify and work through areas of emotional stress, you can relieve stomach aches. A good therapist can help locate those unconscious patterns and people do gain more control of it.

  • September 20, 2016 at 8:55 am

    Very informative post.
    People often suffer from migraine after hangover but how migraine is emotionally attached with your body have been explained here very well.

    Thanks for sharing Nathan.


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