A Few Historic Migraine Treatments To Avoid

Migraines have been around for as long as there have been people to have them. Which begs the question; how did our ancestors treat their migraines? They couldn’t take advantage of painkillers, so what did they do? And would we want to try them nowadays? (Probably not!)

A Few Historic Migraine Treatments To Avoid

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Home Remedies for Migraines

If you want to try some complementary therapies to help alleviate your migraines, whether in conjunction with traditional pharmaceutical medications or as a form of pain management on their own, these might be some good ones to try.Home Remedies for Migraines Continue reading

What Do Migraines In Children Look Like?

It’s not just adults who suffer from migraines. In fact, it’s thought that between 5% and 10% of school-aged children in the US suffer from migraines. However, they’re not always diagnosed very easily as the migraines which children experience can look very different from those which adults have.

What Do Migraines In Children Look Like?

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Adjusting Work for Migraineurs – Beneficial For Everyone

Living with migraines is hard enough as it is, without having to struggle in a workplace which doesn’t take the condition seriously or make adjustments for migraine sufferers. More than 90% of those who have migraines say that they cannot work or function normally while in the grips of an attack.

Adjusting Work for Migraineurs – Beneficial For Everyone

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A Scorpion Toxin And A Chronic Pain Breakthrough?

Researchers at UC San Francisco and the University of Queensland may have recently made a key discovery when it comes to relieving chronic pain. In fact, these scientists think that it may, in time, lead to the creation of new kinds of non-opioid pain relievers.

A Scorpion Toxin And A Chronic Pain Breakthrough?

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Tickling” Your Vagus Nerve – Not Just A Migraine Benefit

Doctors have been trying to treat migraines for centuries. One of the very early treatments called trepanation even involved drilling a hole in the patient’s skull to relieve pressure and eliminate “bad spirits”!

Tickling” Your Vagus Nerve – Not Just A Migraine Benefit

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A Link Between Migraines and Early Puberty

It’s a well-cited fact that up until the age of puberty, there are more boys who suffer from migraines than there are girls. After puberty, the number of males suffering from migraines is much lower than the number of females; with as many as three times the number of women suffering from migraines as compared to men.

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