Category Archives: Migraine case studies

Can Food Insecurities Lead to Migraines?

Researchers have analysed cross-sectional, nationally representative data of young American adults aged 24 to 32 and found that those who are concerned that they will run out of food due to money problems (those who are “food insecure”) are more … Continue reading

Migraine Friendly via a Fragrance-Free Policy

Since 2009, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has had a fragrance-free policy in place in all of its offices. If you are a migraine sufferer who finds that strong smells are one of your migraine triggers … Continue reading

The Importance of Workplace Migraine Awareness

Pharmaceutical company Novartis specifically developed a Migraine Care programme for its Swiss-based staff and family members. They analysed the impact of the programme on participants’ management of their migraine conditions after a period of six months.   

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 … Continue reading

Weather and Migraines – Correlation or Causation?

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

Migraine – Undertreated and Underfunded

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