Category Archives: Migraine management

Motion Sickness and Migraine Nausea

Nausea and vomiting are both common symptoms of migraine. In fact, between 50% to 60% of migraine sufferers vomit during an attack, and between 60% and 95% of migraine sufferers experience nausea. Although this statistic does vary depending on which … Continue reading

Migraines and Dizziness

Although head pain is typically what people think of when they think of migraines, it’s certainly not the only migraine symptom. Another common migraine symptom which many sufferers experience is dizziness or vertigo. In cases where dizziness or balance problems … Continue reading

Lockdown, Screen Time and Migraines – How To Limit The Impact

In the current situation with people being advised to work from home where possible and socialising mainly taking place via the likes of Zoom, time away from the screen is getting less and less – which is a problem if … Continue reading

Is It A Covid Headache Or A Migraine?

It would be an understatement to say that we’re all a bit on edge about coronavirus. Any slight tickle at the back of the throat can leave us wondering if it might be the first sign of an infection. What … Continue reading

Why do I Have Migraines on the Weekend?

A migraine is wholly unwelcome at any time, but when it always hits just as the weekend starts and ruins your precious time off it’s especially horrible. It’s not just bad luck though, there’s a reason that you might regularly … Continue reading

Gluten Intolerance and Migraines

Firstly, what is gluten intolerance? Gluten intolerance is where the body has a negative reaction to foods containing gluten resulting in symptoms such as diarrhoea, nausea and fatigue. Gluten intolerance affects around one in every twenty people. Celiac disease on … Continue reading

Mindfulness and Migraine Pain Reduction

A study investigating mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) has shown promising results when it comes to reducing the pain felt by migraine sufferers during an attack. The study in question involved eighty-nine adults who had between four and twenty migraine days … Continue reading

Stroke and Migraine: The Differences

Blinding headaches are just one symptom of migraines. Confusingly, and worryingly for anyone who is experiencing one for the first time, a blinding headache is also a key symptom of a stroke. Migraines and strokes are both neurovascular disorders, and … Continue reading

Migraine and Paint Colours – It Matters

It might sound strange, but research has found that the colour you paint your walls can have an effect on your migraine attacks. Healthcare communications agency 11 London, in conjunction with Dulux, TEVA UK, and the National Migraine Centre, worked … Continue reading

Basic Tips For Fighting Migraines

  There are no known cures for migraines, but there are certainly some simple things you can do to help alleviate the effects of migraine and to reduce how often and how badly you get them. Although all migraine sufferers … Continue reading