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The Migraine Miracle Moment is a podcast for migraine sufferers who want to find their path to migraine freedom without drugs. The podcast is hosted by Dr. Josh Turknett, a neurologist, migraine sufferer, and author of the book The Migraine Miracle. ** This podcast is for general informational purposes only and does not constitute the practice of medicine, nursing or other professional health care services, including the giving of medical advice, and no doctor/patient relationship is formed. ...
 
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Time for another "Ask Dr. T" episode. The question this week is "what is the rebound risk of the new CGRP abortive medications (the "gepants")? LINKS MENTIONED: 1) Podcast episode: What are the riskiest drugs for rebound headaches? 2) Full list of questions answered in prior Clinic Chats 3) To learn more about Migrai-Neverland, and start your 30 Da…
 
This episode is the second of a ten-part series where we explore the most common mistakes people make when implementing the Migraine Miracle Plan. If you missed the first one, you may want to go back and listen to it first. Today we discuss Mistake #2 Links mentioned in this episode: Migraine Miracle Resources page: https://www.mymigrainemiracle.co…
 
As part of our podcast feature "Ask Dr. T" we will be exploring questions asked by Migrai-Neverland members in our clinic chat. Transcripts of these chats (The Chatter) are all found in the Migrai-Neverland archives. This week we shared a Q&A from one of our many discussions about weaning off Preventative medications. What do I need to know about s…
 
This episode is the first of a ten-part series where we explore the most common mistakes people make when implementing the Migraine Miracle Plan. Today we discuss Mistake #1 Links mentioned in this episode: Migraine Miracle Resources page: https://www.mymigrainemiracle.com/how-we-can-help/ Migrai-Neverland: https://www.mymigrainemiracle.com/join Or…
 
As part of our podcast feature "Ask Dr. T" we will be exploring questions asked by Migrai-Neverland members in our clinic chat. Transcripts of these chats (The Chatter) are all found in the Migrai-Neverland archives. This week we shared a Q&A from a recent chat about whether or not it's okay to cheat on the Migraine Miracle Plan and how much that m…
 
As part of our podcast feature "Ask Dr. T" we will be exploring questions asked by Migrai-Neverland members in our clinic chat. Transcripts of these chats (The Chatter) are all found in the Migrai-Neverland archives. This week we shared a Q&A from a recent chat about how to read at night without wreaking havoc on our circadian rhythms and disruptin…
 
As part of our new podcast feature "Ask Dr. T" we will be exploring questions asked by Migrai-Neverland members in our clinic chat. Transcripts of these chats (The Chatter) are all found in the Migrai-Neverland archives. This week we shared a Q&A from a recent chat about what to do before, during, and after exercise to mitigate the effects of heat …
 
Despite living an active, healthy lifestyle, migraines were the one thing in Tom's life he couldn't overcome. Now that has all changed. Find out how Tom ultimately slayed the migraine beast. LINKS MENTIONED: 1) Migrai-Neverland (remember to use the coupon code "slaythebeast" to get the first week free) 2) The Beast Slayer Training Academy 3) The bo…
 
Figuring out what to eat for breakfast is a common stumbling block for folks moving to the Migraine Miracle plan. But that stumbling block only arises because of how we think about breakfast. In this episode, we'll talk about 3 key mindset shifts about food that are essential for success, and that will help solve the breakfast conundrum. LINKS MENT…
 
As many of you know, fear mongering about the ketogenic diet is rampant, which has led to the spread of a host of myths about it. Fortunately, we can refute them with science, and data. LINKS MENTIONED: 1) The book "Keto for Migraine" 2) 40 Myths About the Ketogenic Diet article 3) Working with Dr. T 4) The book that started it all - The Migraine M…
 
Like so many migraineurs, Josette had reached the point where she was in "survival mode," at the mercy of the Beast. In this episode, she shares the story of how she got her life back. LINKS MENTIONED: 1) Dr. Turknett's Tele-Neurology clinic 2) The Beast Slayer Training Academy 3) The book "Keto for Migraine" 4) How To Win At Angry Birds - Dr T's p…
 
In this short episode, I share the 5 main things I'm doing in response to the Coronavirus to reduce my risk of infection, and reduce the severity of one should it occur. LINKS MENTIONED: 1) The book "Keto for Migraine" 2) Study - "Ketogenic Diet Helps Contain Flu Virus" 3) Zicam Melts, Zicam Oral Mist 4) The Beast Slayer Training Academy 5) The boo…
 
LINKS MENTIONED: Migraine Miracle Facebook group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/899131986822364 MIGRAI-NEVERLAND, our premier resource for those who want to find their pill free path to migraine freedom (including the Beast Slayer Training Academy): mymigrainemiracle.com/endofmigraine The 2020 Schedule of Migrai-Neverland Challenges: http://mymig…
 
The world of supplements is confusing and overwhelming. In this episode, Dr. T breaks down how to cut through the confusion, and covers what supplements are particularly relevant to the migraine brain. LINKS MENTIONED: Migraine Miracle Facebook group (come take part in our month of gratitude!) : https://www.facebook.com/groups/899131986822364 The 9…
 
Kim was doing a lot of things right - she ate low carb, she was physically active, she avoided processed foods. Yet, she wasn't seeing the results she expected. In this interview, she shares how she finally made the breakthrough that put her on the path to migraine freedom. LINKS MENTIONED: The 9 Primary Migraine Miracle RESOURCES: mymigrainemiracl…
 
A recent study showed an apparent association between migraines and your risk of Alzheimer's dementia. In this episode, Dr. T explores just what the study shows, along with what he as a neurologist and migraine sufferer does to optimize his protection against Alzheimer's. LINKS MENTIONED: The 9 Primary Migraine Miracle RESOURCES: mymigrainemiracle.…
 
Every person's journey to migraine freedom is unique. In this week's Miracle Story, Shawna explains how she's using the Migraine Miracle resources to slay the beast for good. LINKS MENTIONED: The 9 Primary Migraine Miracle RESOURCES: mymigrainemiracle.com/how-we-can-help/ The 2019 Schedule of Migrai-Neverland Challenges: http://mymigrainemiracle.co…
 
As you've heard in the success stories, the benefits of adopting the Migraine Miracle Plan usually go well beyond migraine. In part 1, I discussed the first 7 of the 15 benefits beyond migraine, and in this one I review the final 8! Click here to listen to part 1. LINKS MENTIONED: The Study - Migraine and the risk of all-cause dementia, Alzheimer's…
 
While the food we eat undoubtedly plays a major role in protecting migraineurs from The Beast, there's so many other things we can do beyond food. In this week's Miracle Story, Julia explains how she truly embraced all elements of the Migraine Miracle plan to wage a full on assault on her migraines. LINKS MENTIONED: The Jump Start Challenge: http:/…
 
As you've heard in the success stories, the benefits of adopting the Migraine Miracle Plan usually go well beyond migraine. The same has definitely been true for me, and in this episode I discuss 15 benefits of the plan beyond migraine freedom. LINKS MENTIONED: The Jump Start Challenge The 9 Primary Migraine Miracle RESOURCES: mymigrainemiracle.com…
 
Anne Marie's story is far more common than it should be - 20 years of chronic migraine, made to feel like her problem was both hopeless and "in her head," on daily medications that she hated taking. Now....chronic migraines are gone, and so are all the medications. Find out how she did it and hear Anne Marie's inspiring beast-slaying story on this …
 
There's a common perception that weather systems, or changes in barometric pressure, are a strong migraine trigger. In this episode, learn the 3 key things to know when it comes to the weather and migraine connection. LINKS MENTIONED: The Keto Blast Challenge The 9 Primary Migraine Miracle RESOURCES: mymigrainemiracle.com/how-we-can-help/ MIGRAI-NE…
 
Lawyer, Nurse, Migrai-Neverland member, Beast Slayer Training Academy and Keto Blast graduate Anne shares her inspiring beast-slaying story in this episode of the podcast. LINKS MENTIONED: The Keto Blast Challenge The 9 Primary Migraine Miracle RESOURCES: mymigrainemiracle.com/how-we-can-help/ MIGRAI-NEVERLAND, our premier resource for those who wa…
 
In part 1, I covered the basics of the "Starve and Sink" approach to ending a migraine without a pill (click here to listen to that episode). In part 2, I cover some of the Frequently Asked Questions we've received over the past couple of years about it. LINKS MENTIONED: The "11 Drug Free Ways To End A Migraine" article: mymigrainemiracle.com/drugf…
 
Years ago, I wrote an article entitled "11 Drug Free Ways To End A Migraine." That article included my personal favorite technique, the "Starve and Sink." Since then, many in our community have used it to great success, and it's become a central weapon in their journey to migraine freedom. LINKS MENTIONED: The "11 Drug Free Ways To End A Migraine":…
 
Last year, Amy had had enough. Having experienced nearly 3 decades with ever escalating migraines, in spite of all the modern medicine could throw at her, she took matters into her own hands. A self proclaimed compulsive researcher, Amy ultimately found her way to the Migraine Miracle, and then to Migrai-Neverland and the Beast Slayer Training Acad…
 
Is there a connection between gluten and migraines? Does a gluten free diet help with migraines? If so, how does it work? In this episode, Dr. T reviews the connection between gluten and migraines. Understanding that connection may not only help you slay the beast once and for all, but protect yourself against a whole host of other badness in the b…
 
I received the following comment on a Facebook post recently: "If this is real, why doesn't my neurologist suggest it to me?" The comment was in reference to the "Starve and Sink" strategy for ending a migraine, but it could apply to any number of things with respect to the Migraine Miracle plan. Why don't doctors know more about treatments many or…
 
What happens when an indomitable spirit armed with the Migraine Miracle plan goes up against the Beast? (hint: it doesn't end well for the Beast) Find out how Lori went from chronic migraine and "living on pills" to make it through the day, to zero meds in over 2 years. LINKS MENTIONED: Lori's website: http://loribentleylaw.com Lori's first article…
 
This "Best of 2018" is my interview with Migrai-Neverland member Stacy, who shares who incredible and courageous journey from "rock bottom. LINKS: The 2019 Schedule of Challenges for Migrai-Neverland members: http://mymigrainemiracle.com/schedule The BEAST SLAYER TRAINING ACADEMY, a complete, step-by-step course to equip with the knowledge and habi…
 
In this episode, one of the favorites from 2018, Dr. T shares a study about how migraines change the brain, along with 3 important take-aways from this research. Mindset can either be our greatest weapon, or our worst enemy, and this study is a great example of why that is. LINKS and RESOURCES mentioned: The Study - Altered Brain Structure and Func…
 
As we close out 2018 and gear up for a new year, here's another of best and most popular episodes of this past year. The Migraine Miracle plan has not only ended Greg's battle with chronic migraines, but has resulted in an all around "stunning" transformation. LINKS: The 2019 Schedule of Challenges for Migrai-Neverland members: http://mymigrainemir…
 
As we close out 2018 and gear up for a new year, I thought I'd highlight some of the best and most popular episodes of this past year. First up, "3 Keys To Ditching Sugar." LINKS: The 2019 Schedule of Challenges for Migrai-Neverland members: http://mymigrainemiracle.com/schedule The BEAST SLAYER TRAINING ACADEMY, a complete, step-by-step course to …
 
In this episode, we discuss how to get the most bang for your buck while eating according to the Migraine Miracle Plan, or how to Slay the Beast on a budget. LINKS MENTIONED: A Tour of the Migraine Miracle's 9 Primary Resources: https://www.mymigrainemiracle.com/how-we-can-help The Migraine Miracle Holiday Challenge: mymigrainemiracle.com/holiday M…
 
While drugs for migraine relief can help in the short term, we know all to well there's often a big price to pay over the long term. Each dose raises the risk of a future migraine by a certain amount. Which drugs have the most powerful impact on future risk? That's the question we tackle in this week's episode. Download the Future Migraine Risk Sco…
 
For many, the perception that they suffer from low blood sugar, or "hypoglycemia," may prevent them from taking advantage of strategies that can improve health and help to slay the beast for good. To help provide some clarity on this issue, and to keep it from undermining your success, Dr. T addresses some of the myths and misconceptions around the…
 
In this episode, Dr. T addresses a recent study that came out on the effects of low carbohydrate diets on mortality. What should we make of it? LINKS MENTIONED: The Study and Multiple Debunkings: The Original Study Paper: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC3059453/ Dr. Zoe Harcrombe debunks the study: http://www.zoeharcombe.com/2018/08/lo…
 
Her migraines were daily, she could no longer work, and she was "living on pills" just to get by. Then, Jan decided she'd had enough. (To view the video version of this episode with captions, and read the transcript, go to mymigrainemiracle.com/jan) LINKS MENTIONED: The JUMP START Challenge: mymigrainemiracle.com/jumpstart The 9 Primary Migraine Mi…
 
Pain and tension in the muscles of the neck and shoulders is often linked to migraines. In this episode, Dr. T explores the root causes of chronic pain, including crucial factors that are often overlooked, and how we can incorporate that understanding to develop a comprehensive treatment plan. LINKS MENTIONED: The JUMP START Challenge: mymigrainemi…
 
Many migraineurs have had the experience of the Beast visiting after they delay or miss a meal. But does hunger, or "low blood sugar," actually trigger migraines? Or is there a hidden culprit? In this episode, Dr. T reviews what happens in the body during fasting, including the surprising effect it has on migraines. LINKS MENTIONED: The Keto Blast …
 
Is Aimovig a breakthrough drug for migraines? Should migraineurs jump on board, or is there reason to be cautious? In this episode, Dr. T discusses the pros and cons of this new drug and new class of medications for migraine prevention, along with who it might be a good fit for. LINKS Mentioned: The Migraine Miracle Resources Migrai-Neverland Ketof…
 
In this episode, Dr. T discusses how old story thinking can sabotage your success. LINKS MENTIONED: The 9 Primary Migraine Miracle RESOURCES: mymigrainemiracle.com/how-we-can-help/ The Jump Start Challenge: mymigrainemiracle.com/jumpstart MIGRAI-NEVERLAND, our premier resource for those who want to find their pill free path to migraine freedom: mym…
 
In this episode, Dr. T answers a great question from one of our community members: "What's the long term benefit of a 30 day ketogenic diet?" LINKS MENTIONED: "The Ketogenic Diet for Migraines?" Miracle Moment episode: https://www.mymigrainemiracle.com/ketogenic-diet-migraines-migraine-miracle-moment/ MIGRAI-NEVERLAND, our premier resource for thos…
 
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