Category Archives: Migraine management

Which Forms Of Psychotherapy Can Bring Migraine Relief?

There are plenty of different types of psychotherapy that can be effective in reducing the frequency and/or intensity of migraines. Some of these include: Muscle Relaxation This relaxation can slow down the nervous system, regulate the heart rate, blood pressure, … Continue reading

How Psychotherapy Can Help Migraine Sufferers

Tablets are good, but they aren’t the be-all and end-all when it comes to treating medical conditions. Alternative treatments such as acupuncture, physiotherapy, and much more can be effective in relieving certain conditions. One thing which has proved helpful with … Continue reading

Migraines and A Greater Risk of High Blood Pressure

There are several conditions which have been linked to migraines and one of these is high blood pressure – or hypertension to give it it’s medical name.  Not only can repeated migraine attacks be a sign that you could have … Continue reading

How Dogs Can Help With Migraines

A key thing when it comes to dealing with a migraine attack is being prepared for it. This can include having somewhere dark and quiet ready where you can go until the attack is over; already having drinks, snacks, ice … Continue reading

Migraine and the Menopause

Plenty of things change when it comes time for the menopause. Some of them are more well-known like mood swings and hot flushes, but there are some significant changes which are less often talked out. One of these changes is … Continue reading

Can CoQ10 Help Prevent Migraines?

There are a few different vitamins and nutrients which have been credited with reducing the frequency and intensity of migraine attacks. Magnesium is one, riboflavin is another, and Coenzyme Q10 is a third. Coenzyme Q10, or CoQ10 for short, has … Continue reading

How to Make Your Guest Bedroom Migraineur Friendly

Do you have friends or relatives who suffer from migraines? Or suffer from them yourself? With 1 in 7 people around the world estimated to suffer from migraines, it’s likely that you know someone who does. Whoever you know who … Continue reading

Why Does Vomiting Help to Relieve Migraines?

Approximately 70% of migraine sufferers experience vomiting as part of their migraine attacks. In fact, childhood migraines can involve only nausea and sickness; with no head pain at all. It may sound strange, but of the migraine sufferers who vomit as … Continue reading

Allergy Migraines and Hay Fever

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

Should Companies Screen For Migraines?

At first reading, this proposal may sound like a terrible idea. After all, if companies screen for migraines then, even despite the Equality Act which bans workplace discrimination against those who have a disability (suffering from chronic migraine is a … Continue reading