Understanding migraines – what they are, what causes them, and what can be done about them – is hard enough at the best of times. It’s even harder though when there are so many variations of migraine which you might … Continue reading
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We already know the devastating havoc which catching the coronavirus can result in. Reduced lung capacity, fever, difficulty breathing – the illness is incredibly serious. It’s not just the catching the virus itself that is causing people damage though. The … Continue reading
Migraines affect approximately one in every seven people around the world, but migraines do not affect both sexes equally. Migraines affect three-times as many women as men, and it is thought that this higher prevalence in women is largely hormonally-driven. … Continue reading
Anyone, whether they suffer from an illness or not, can feel pretty bad the day after a night of little sleep, but for migraine sufferers it can be the final trigger for a migraine attack. It’s not just the amount … Continue reading
When the weekend comes, you get the chance to relax and recharge following the stresses of the week. Great – you get some you-time to enjoy. Not if you suffer from “weekend migraines”.
An all-too common symptom of migraines is feeling nauseous. In fact, in the US eight out of ten migraine sufferers cite nausea as one of their migraines symptoms*, and for children too, nausea and vomiting is an incredibly common migraine … Continue reading
In 1939, Mr Charles E. Rhein reported to Dr Alvarez that he had successfully treated people suffering with severe migraine attacks by giving them pure oxygen to breathe.
We know that sleep – how much we get, and what kind of quality the sleep is – plays a big role in migraine onset and control. It’s often cited that lack of sleep, too much sleep, or a change … Continue reading
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
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