Fragmented Sleep Leads to A Migraine…Two Days Later

We know that sleep – how much we get, and what kind of quality the sleep is – plays a big role in migraine onset and control. It’s often cited that lack of sleep, too much sleep, or a change in sleeping habits can be a migraine trigger for many migraine sufferers.

Fragmented Sleep Leads to A Migraine…Two Days Later

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Why Migraine With Aura, and Migraine Without Aura, Matters

The majority of migraines sufferers do not experience migraines with aura, but around 25% of migraine sufferers do. A migraine aura usually lasts less than an hour, and commonly involves (with 99% of aura sufferers experiencing it) visual disturbances such as seeing light spots, seeing double, or having tunnel vision.

Why Migraine With Aura, and Migraine Without Aura, Matters

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Can B2 Help Reduce Migraines?

Vitamin B2, or riboflavin to give it it’s official name, is a vitamin which is vitally important when it comes to keeping the body functioning normally. Not only does it help to produce red blood cells and antibodies, but it also regulates cell growth and reproduction.

Can B2 Help Reduce Migraines?

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Can Food Insecurities Lead to Migraines?

Researchers have analysed cross-sectional, nationally representative data of young American adults aged 24 to 32 and found that those who are concerned that they will run out of food due to money problems (those who are “food insecure”) are more likely to suffer from migraines.

Can Food Insecurities Lead to Migraines?

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Migraine Friendly via a Fragrance-Free Policy

Since 2009, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has had a fragrance-free policy in place in all of its offices. If you are a migraine sufferer who finds that strong smells are one of your migraine triggers this kind of policy could be of particular interest.

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Migraines and Three DIY Acupressure Points

Acupressure and acupuncture are closely related. Both involve stimulating pressure points along energy lines which run through the body. Both practices stem from ancient Chinese culture. Importantly, both are also used as an alternative treatment for migraine.

Migraines and Three DIY Acupressure Points

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The Importance of Workplace Migraine Awareness

Pharmaceutical company Novartis specifically developed a Migraine Care programme for its Swiss-based staff and family members. They analysed the impact of the programme on participants’ management of their migraine conditions after a period of six months. 

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The Importance Of Getting Light Right

LED lighting is becoming increasingly common as the go-to form of lighting everywhere. From urban spaces, workplaces, and homes; they can certainly be more energy-efficient, but there are also concerns that LEDs could be affecting our sleep patterns and health.

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