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Allergy Migraines and Hay Fever

More sunshine and better weather surely has to be a mood-booster right? Maybe. Maybe less so if you suffer from allergy migraines. Allergies and migraines both trigger inflammation and affect the immune system, and both activate the parasympathetic nervous system, … Continue reading

Should Companies Screen For Migraines?

At first reading, this proposal may sound like a terrible idea. After all, if companies screen for migraines then, even despite the Equality Act which bans workplace discrimination against those who have a disability (suffering from chronic migraine is a … Continue reading

Botox and Migraines – What Are The Risks?

Botox and its role in preventing migraines has been the subject of many studies and, following positive findings, was approved by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency in 2010 for the treatment of chronic migraines. Botox is probably more … Continue reading

Screen Time Migraines and How To Guard Against Them

With working from home being the new normal for many, and large-scale socialising in public banned and being replaced with online meet-ups using the likes of Zoom and Skype, it’s hardly surprising that our daily screen time has hugely increased. … Continue reading

Migraines, Work Productivity and Education Programmes

When you have a migraine, doing even small tasks like having a shower can be a seemingly insurmountable challenge, let alone getting any work done. For those who suffer with migraines personally, and also those who employ people who suffer … Continue reading

Spring, Hay Fever, and Migraines

The coming of spring is much needed after the chill and dark days of winter, but despite the warmer weather and brighter days, for migraine sufferers it’s not all good news. The arrival of spring can mean the coming of … Continue reading

Migraine and Alice In Wonderland Syndrome

Alice in Wonderland syndrome (AIWS for short) is where objects, and even parts of the body, can appear to be much smaller or much bigger than they really are. These impressions of distorted size can last for many minutes, and … Continue reading

Migraines, Magnesium, and Pregnancy

Pregnancies are rarely an easy walk-in-the-park kind of an affair whoever you may be, but when you suffer from migraines being pregnant can get even more complicated. Many of the migraine medications you normally take may suddenly become off limits … Continue reading