Dr. Banik's Eye Headache Blog

Thoughts and suggestions on how you can maintain health for your vision, mind, and body.

What is Integrative Ophthalmology?

When I introduce myself to patients as an Integrative Ophthalmologist specializing in Functional Medicine, I often get quizzical looks. The response is usually, “I’ve never heard of that before! What exactly do you do?”

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35 Surprising Facts About Migraine

Adapted from MigraineAgain.com. https://www.migraineagain.com/about-migraine/ Fact or Fiction. That is the big question when it comes to migraine. Migraine is so prevalent and misunderstood.  It can be overwhelming to try to understand your symptoms and the...

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Relieve Nausea Quickly With These Seven Drinks

Adapted from MigraineAgain.com. https://www.migraineagain.com/7-drinks-that-help-relieve-nausea-quickly/ Relieve your migraine symptoms that typically come with stomach issues, including nausea, vomiting, and dry heaves. Try one of these drinks to help quickly soothe...

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Caffeine and the Migraineur- Friend or Foe?

Caffeine is the world’s most popular drug, found in coffee, tea, energy drinks, and even chocolate. Surprisingly, decaf beverages also contain small quantities of caffeine. And much of the world is addicted, with up to 90% of Americans consuming caffeine on a daily...

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Migraine- When Medications Don’t Work…

Did you know that 1 out of 10 people have a history of migraine? That's a staggering number, over 33 million people in the US alone! With those odds, you or someone you know, such as a family member, friend, or coworker, suffers from debilitating migraine. Why is this...

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