More sunshine and better weather surely has to be a mood-booster right? Maybe. Maybe less so if you suffer from allergy migraines. Allergies and migraines both trigger inflammation and affect the immune system, and both activate the parasympathetic nervous system, … Continue reading
Category Archives: Migraine headache causes
There are a variety of different factors which might make someone more likely to suffer from migraines. For example, you are more likely to suffer from migraines if you are; female, if you suffer from depression, if your family has … 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
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
Newly published research from 2016-2017 has shown that just three cups of coffee a day can significantly increase the risk of suffering from a migraine.
There are many different forms of migraine, and cluster headaches, although not a migraine, are often likened to migraines. So what are they?
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
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
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