When you were a kid one of the best bits of a sleepover was the midnight feast; getting up in the night to have a picnic with your friends – what could be better? Although those midnight feasts probably involved … Continue reading
Category Archives: Diet, nutrition and migraines
Cheese is amazing. Who doesn’t love cheese? On toast, on pizza, on pasta, plain on it’s own, or turned into cheese scones. It’s great stuff. Unless you suffer from migraines. In which case it can be an evil food stuff … Continue reading
Riboflavin, also known as vitamin B2, is a vital mineral when it comes to keeping healthy and maintaining good bodily systems. For many decades it was given to newborn babies with jaundice, and more recently high doses of it have … Continue reading
It’s a widely accepted fact that no one person’s migraine is exactly like another’s. They may be similar; a chronic migraine with aura may have many of the same elements in one person as in another, but they won’t be … Continue reading
Research suggests that, despite it being generally accepted that eating chocolate could give you a migraine, it might not really be the big migraine enemy most people think it is.
If you can’t take anymore of your pain medication (beware the medication-overuse headache) but you still have a migraine, then this easy recipe for an anti-migraine drink might help.
Caffeine for many migraine sufferers can be a contributing factor in the frequency and intensity of their attacks; so cutting down the amount of caffeine consumed in daily life might be a necessary step towards relief. Having said that, going … Continue reading
Migraines are a debilitating disease for around 15% of adults in the UK (Source NHS) and can be brought about by a range of triggers including certain foods, stress and even weather conditions to name but a few. Migraine Matters … Continue reading
One of the most effective ways to help prevent migraines is to avoid eating foods that commonly trigger attacks. The big problem with this being that so much of the food that we can buy contains substances that are linked … Continue reading
Research published in the journal Headache, suggests that migraines can be a sign of coeliac disease. Those with Coeliac Disease experience an autoimmune reaction to gluten. Gluten is the protein found in among other things, wheat, barley and rye. People … Continue reading