Mold Avoiders Poll Results: Strategies for Preventing and Dealing with Migraine-Like Headaches

 

 

This poll was conducted in the Mold Avoiders Facebook group in July 2017.  A total of 86 people participated.

The question and most frequent responses follow:

If you have experienced migraine-like headaches (whether one-sided or two-sided) as a result of your illness, please mark treatments that you believe have been significantly helpful for you in terms of dealing with or preventing them. If you would like items to be added to this poll, please write them in the comments. 

 

63% – Mold avoidance (54 participants)

55% – Darkness (47 respondents)

52% – Sleep (45 respondents)

47% – Quiet (40 respondents)

31% – Detoxification (27 respondents)

27% – Ice pack on forehead (23 respondents)

26% – Ibuprofen (22 respondents)

24% – Coffee (21 respondents)

23% – Ice pack on back of neck (20 respondents)

21% – Avoid other problem foods (18  respondents)

19% – Avoid MSG (16 respondents)

19% – Peppermint oil, external or inhaled (16 respondents)

16% – Avoid gluten (14 respondents)

16% – Epson salts baths (14 respondents)

16% – Mystery Toxin avoidance (14 respondents)

14% – Coffee enema (12  respondents)

14% – Spending time outdoors (12 respondents)

13% – Cool wash cloth on forehead (11 respondents)

13% – Excedrin Migraine (11 respondents)

10% – Aspirin (9 respondents)

9% – Magnesium – oral (8 respondents)

9% – Peppermint essential oil (8 respondents)

8% – Chiropractic care (7 respondents)

8% – Curcumin (7 respondents)

8% – Peppermint tea (7 respondents)

7% – Cholesytramine (6 respondents)

7% – Heat pack on neck (6 respondents)

7% – Saline or salty sinus rinses (6 respondents)

7% – Squeeze or massage pressure point between thumb and first finger (6 respondents)

6% – Earthing (5 respondents)

6% – Long hot shower (5 respondents)

6% – Non-prescription binders (5 respondents)

5% – Antibiotics (4 respondents)

5% – B vitamins (4 respondents)

5% – Botox (4 respondents)

5% – CBD (4 respondents)

5% – Frankincense essential oil – external (4 respondents)

5% – Gentle exercise such as walking or stretching (4 respondents)

3% – Colonics (3 respondents)

3% – “Dr. Dan’s medical colonic”* (3 respondents)

3% – Keep body warm but not hot (3 respondents)

3% – Paracetamol (3 respondents)

3% – I have not had migraine-like headaches (3 respondents)

2% – I have had migraine-like headaches and nothing has helped (2 respondents)

2% – Keep hands warm (2 respondents)

2% – THC (2 respondents)

 

 

One Mention Each (1%)

Adjusting magnesium/potassium/salt/water ratios

ATP

Avoid eating ham

Benadryl

B6 or P5P

Chewing raw garlic cloves

Dramamine

Gall bladder detoxification

Liver and gall bladder support

Massage pad

Methylfolate

NeuroFlam (supplement)

Niacin

RiboCeine

Saline + oxygen in ER

Tylenol 4 with codeine

 

 

A collection of additional poll results can be found on the Living Clean in a Dirty World blog.

 

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