Taking care of our daily routine can improve migraines

Migraines are surely one of the biggest health challenges we face today. Millions of patients worldwide suffer from the symptoms of this highly disabling disease, which has an impact on the lives of those who suffer from it, as well as the lives of their nearest and dearest – family, friends, coworkers.

We at Best Doctors would like to shed some light on the multiple perspectives that exist on migraines with this video, in which one of the most recognised experts in the field, Dr. Lawrence C. Newman, from Albert Einstein College of Medicine in New York, gives us the key guidelines to understanding the mechanisms of the disease.  With the recommendations of Dr. Newman, one of our leading neurologists, it is possible to put up with migraines through a series of specific habits that have to do with sleep routines, physical exercise, nutrition, hydration through frequent fluid intake, and stress. We hope that Read more

Cornering stress to improve our quality of life

In 1950, Dr. Hans Selye published “Stress, a study on anxiety” which gave a scientific use to the English term stress used in the field of physics. Ever since then, the concern for the set of symptoms of stress and its effects on the lives of people has increased considerably, particularly in recent years, in which stress levels are rising in Western societies as a result of the economic crisis and job insecurity.

 

It is essential to remember that the physiological impact of stress does not affect all patients in the same manner, but in any case, its manifestations in the most severe cases occur on both the physical and the mental level

Symptoms associated with stress The physical effects of stress may be quite obvious, while the psychological impact is not only felt by us, but by the people around us, who often notice it and could even be prone to suffering it too. Therefore, there are certain alarms or warning signs sent out by our body that we should be aware of in order to detect and correct our levels of anxiety. The following are some of the physical symptoms of a high level of stress: - Exhaustion - Digestive and intestinal problems - Muscle aches - Breathing difficulties - Skin problem Whereas psychological symptoms often appear in the Read more