A recent study suggested that yoga may help people living with migraine. The study suggested that yoga may significantly reduce the burden of migraine, and lead to a reduction in medication use in some people. But when is it safe to practice? What type of yoga is best? To help us learn more and provide a simple demonstration is yoga instructor Adriane Dellorco.
Does yoga help your migraine disorder? Has it ever made it worse? A recent study published in Neurology showed that yoga can decrease the frequency and severity of migraine attacks when it is used as part of your care plan. In Episode 67 of Heads Up, Dr. Lindsay Weitzel chats with Adriane Dellorco, creator of "Yoga for Migraine" about the benefits of yoga and some of the precautions to take to be sure you enjoy the positive effects. Don't miss this fabulous episode of Heads UP!
Adriane Dellorco is the founder of Yoga for Migraine, an online community that offers yoga programs for people living with headaches and migraines. She is a lifelong dancer and yoga practitioner who lives with migraine. Adriane’s mission is to help others overcome migraine with yoga and thrive. She is also sharing amazing resources on the IG: @YogaMigraine
In this episode we talked about what does it mean to live with migraine, what tools can yoga provide to live better in your body and mind, and how yoga needs to be accessible and tailored to serve people living with Migraine.
Migraine yogi Adriane Dellorco of @yogamigraine talks to fellow migraine yogi and Migraine Australia ambassador Jo Lau @lovejosephineyoga about her migraine journey and how yoga can be helpful for managing migraine.
Ahh…that post-yoga high. You feel a deep sense of calm after practicing yoga for migraine. Your neck feels more relaxed. Even the pain in your head feels less intense compared to when you first started your practice. Life feels more manageable all of a sudden. That nervous anxiety you felt just twenty minutes ago has been replaced by a sense of profound peace. You feel empowered to manage your life with migraine with the power of yoga....
Have you ever noticed that you're not as aware of your migraine pain when you're enjoying yourself?
Maybe you watched a funny movie or chatted with a good friend, and for a few blissful moments, you forgot all about your migraine attack. It's not that you were just distracted from your pain, your pain actually went away when you were fully enjoying yourself.
On February 15, I participated in my second year as an advocate with Headache on the Hill (HOH), a day of migraine advocacy with members of Congress organized by the outstanding Alliance for Headache Disorders Advocacy (AHDA).
The 15th Headache on the Hill
AHDA is celebrating its 15th year organizing HOH, which used to be an in-person event at the US Capitol in Washington, DC, until COVID. Since 2021, HOH has been virtual, making advocacy far more accessible for people like me with migraine and kids who find travel a challenge.
By donating free online yoga programs to over 500 participants.
April 1-3 at Hilton Charlotte University Place
RetreatMigraine is a conference specially designed by and for adults living with migraine disease. The multi-day event brings together patients, care partners and migraine experts to support and strengthen our community.
In 2022 RetreatMigraine will be a hybrid event. In-person capacity is for 300+ attendees and virtual capacity is unlimited. The conference offers interactive sessions that provide disease and treatment education, advocacy training and complementary therapy experiences.