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 … Continue reading
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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”!
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; … Continue reading
There are many different forms of migraine, and cluster headaches, although not a migraine, are often likened to migraines. So what are they?
Many migraine sufferers say that one of their migraine triggers is changes in the weather, in particular, changes in temperature, humidity and pressure. However, a study which was published in 2004 in ‘Headache: The Journal of Head and Face Pain’ … Continue reading
It’s a knotty issue – sleep and migraines. Too little sleep can be a migraine trigger, but on the other hand, too much sleep can also be a migraine trigger. So what should you do to get the sleep you … Continue reading
The Eurolight study (or, to give it its full name; the Eurolight study on consultations and utilisation of migraine-specific medications as indicators of adequacy of medical care in Europe) was a cross-sectional questionnaire-based survey which was given to over 9000 … Continue reading
When someone you know suffers from migraines, it can be hard to know what you can do to help. You can’t stop their pain, as much as you want to, but you still want to do something to help them … Continue reading
Hypnosis is considered by some as nothing more than a stage trick, but hypnosis has far more to it than that. Hypnosis has been used since the 1700s as a form of pain management. In fact, it was around in … Continue reading
Being pregnant is a huge challenge even of itself, but add migraines into the mix and it’s a whole other ballgame. You want to do the best for your unborn child, but you also need to keep your migraines under … Continue reading