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.
Category Archives: migraine causes
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
More and more studies are being carried out which show that comorbid (a disease or disorder which occurs simultaneously with an additional disorder) anxiety disorders are more common among migraine sufferers than those without migraine. Whilst depression is often cited … Continue reading
For centuries migraines have been wrongly considered to be a psychological manifestation of a woman’s inability to manage stress and their emotional state, although luckily nowadays the general population knows this is not the case. Back then though, migraines were … Continue reading
It’s not just stress and chocolate that can cause a migraine. A common migraine trigger is also that of poor posture. When a muscle is put under strain that tension builds up and this can lead to a migraine. But … Continue reading