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
Category Archives: Migraine case studies
Migraine sufferers might find a recent release from Johns Hopkins University Press of interest.
It’s not high on most migraine sufferers lists of “migraine treatments to try”, but one migraine sufferer found some relief from her migraines in the form of swimming in the cold sea every day.
Previous studies have shown that migraine sufferers have significantly higher sodium levels in their cerebrospinal fluid than those who do not suffer from migraines. Not only that, but when sodium levels peak in the cerebrospinal fluid – in the early … Continue reading
We’ve all been there (and still are there in many cases) – desperately Googling “cures for migraines”, and willing to try most things that look as if they might have some small possibility of working.
Cannabidol oil (CBD), as the name might suggests, can be found in cannabis from the marijuana plant. This might suggest that it’s not something which should ever be used to treat medical conditions – given that it comes from an … Continue reading
Although Botox is most commonly thought of as a cosmetic surgery treatment designed to smooth out wrinkles, for some migraine sufferers it is their treatment of choice for reducing the number of migraine attacks they experience.
Usually, the first thing the average person would think of if asked what a migraine involved would be a headache. It is certainly the case that the majority of migraines involve head pain of some sort. According to the 1999 … Continue reading
The statistics on migraines in the UK – statistics like; how many people suffer from them, what age are the sufferers, and what percentage of men in the population/what percentage of women are sufferers, don’t necessarily come out on a … Continue reading
Before a drug is approved for use by the FDA (the Food and Drug Administration (the body which approves medications in the US)) it has to pass rigorous tests, including two well-designed clinical trials. Although costly and time consuming, finding … Continue reading