Although the specific migraine triggers vary from migraine sufferer to migraine sufferer, there are some foods which commonly trigger migraines for many sufferers. These are the four Cs – chocolate, citrus, cheese, and claret (technically any red wine, but claret … Continue reading
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If you work in front of a screen for a lot of the time, and you also suffer from migraines, you probably know all too well how incompatible screens and migraines can be. One option is to avoid too much … Continue reading
A team of researchers have recently published the results of their study which examined a potential link between ADHD and migraines in BMC Neurology. The aim of the study was to assess whether migraines (both with and without visual disturbances) … Continue reading
According to a study from the densely populated Santiago province of Chile – an area which is prone to air pollution – days of elevated air pollution saw an increased number of hospital admissions for migraines and other headaches.
There’s a wide variety of different forms of migraine which manifest themselves in different ways. For example; migraine with aura (a type of migraine which features added neurological symptoms like flashing lights), chronic migraines (a headache which takes place on … Continue reading
It’s widely accepted that caffeine in too great a quantity can be a trigger for a migraine attack. But how much is too much and, most importantly, what does that translate into in terms of coffee and chocolate?!
Researchers at the Texas A&M University College of Dentistry have branched out from teeth related problems, and are busy working on a treatment for migraines. The researchers believe that if all goes well, by using a special type of focused … Continue reading
A fair amount of research has gone into looking at what happens to the brain during migraine attacks, but not so much investigation has gone into what goes on in your brain before a migraine occurs. Now researchers from King’s … Continue reading
As a migraine sufferer, it can be tempting to avoid the sun at all costs – in case it leads to a killer migraine. The problem is that this might lead to a deficiency in vitamin D. Vitamin D plays … Continue reading
Everyone likes to be surprised every once in a while. It’s also great to be the one giving the surprise. But if you’ve just starting dating a migraine sufferer it can be difficult to know what might trigger a migraine … Continue reading