There are some definite feel-good effects that come from having a workout. When we exercise, our bodies release endorphins which give us an euphoric natural high. Plus, endorphins act as analgesics, meaning that they diminish the perception of pain, which … Continue reading
Yearly Archives: 2018
A team of researchers have recently published the results of their study which examined a potential link between ADHD and migraines in BMC Neurology. The aim of the study was to assess whether migraines (both with and without visual disturbances) … Continue reading
Those of us who suffer with migraines enjoy spending our time with friends and going on holidays as much as everyone else. This is something which might come as a surprise to some non-sufferers who know migraineurs and rarely see … Continue reading
According to a study published in the November 14th online edition of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology, people who suffer from migraines with visual aura may have a greater risk of also having an irregular … Continue reading
When you suffer from migraines, making your home a sanctuary which you can retreat to is even more vital than normal. This means creating a home environment in which you can relax and which doesn’t trigger your migraines. With this … Continue reading
It’s not for everyone, certainly some people view it as a pseudo-science, but for others acupuncture could be a good complementary treatment to use as part of a larger migraine management plan.
If you suffer from migraines, then you’ll doubtless already know that a major trigger of migraines attacks is stress. As well as causing muscle tension (another migraine trigger), stress stimulates your body to send out chemicals which change your blood … Continue reading
Lots of migraine sufferers cite strong smells as a trigger for their migraines, and osmophobia (a dislike of smells) is a common symptom of migraine. Common migraine-triggering smells include (but sadly are by no means limited to); perfume, cologne, cleaning … Continue reading
The placebo effect is a well-known phenomenon among the medical community. In essence it is where a non-therapeutic pill (such as a sugar pill with no medicinal properties) is given to a patient, after which the patients symptoms improve and … Continue reading
According to a study from the densely populated Santiago province of Chile – an area which is prone to air pollution – days of elevated air pollution saw an increased number of hospital admissions for migraines and other headaches.