Category Archives: Migraine management

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

Botox and Migraines – What Are The Risks?

Botox and its role in preventing migraines has been the subject of many studies and, following positive findings, was approved by the Medicines and Healthcare Products Regulatory Agency in 2010 for the treatment of chronic migraines. Botox is probably more … Continue reading

Screen Time Migraines and How To Guard Against Them

With working from home being the new normal for many, and large-scale socialising in public banned and being replaced with online meet-ups using the likes of Zoom and Skype, it’s hardly surprising that our daily screen time has hugely increased. … Continue reading

Migraines, Work Productivity and Education Programmes

When you have a migraine, doing even small tasks like having a shower can be a seemingly insurmountable challenge, let alone getting any work done. For those who suffer with migraines personally, and also those who employ people who suffer … Continue reading

Migraine and Alice In Wonderland Syndrome

Alice in Wonderland syndrome (AIWS for short) is where objects, and even parts of the body, can appear to be much smaller or much bigger than they really are. These impressions of distorted size can last for many minutes, and … Continue reading

How to Find Migraine Triggers With An Elimination Diet

We all know the saying you are what you eat. Well, while it might not be quite that simple (thankfully!), there is an element of truth to it. This link between your diet and your health is one which some … Continue reading

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