The majority of migraines sufferers do not experience migraines with aura, but around 25% of migraine sufferers do. A migraine aura usually lasts less than an hour, and commonly involves (with 99% of aura sufferers experiencing it) visual disturbances such … Continue reading
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The Eurolight study (or, to give it its full name; the Eurolight study on consultations and utilisation of migraine-specific medications as indicators of adequacy of medical care in Europe) was a cross-sectional questionnaire-based survey which was given to over 9000 … Continue reading
Migraine sufferers might find a recent release from Johns Hopkins University Press of interest.
Migraine sufferers in Scotland have the opportunity to be prescribed what has been deemed by some as a “life-changing” migraine drug.
The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence (NICE) has rejected the proposal that the NHS fund the use of a new treatment called Aimovig for migraine sufferers, despite its being approved for use in Europe last July as the … Continue reading
According to a report published in JAMA Internal Medicine, about 1 in 10 people who seek outpatient care for severe headaches ultimately end up having a brain scan; either using computed tomography (CT) or magnetic resonance imaging (MRI). This is … Continue reading
The majority of migraine sufferers would agree that when you’re in the grip of an attack the last thing you need is any kind of noise. Even the sound of whispering can be painful. The ideal is a dark room … Continue reading
A fair amount of research has gone into looking at what happens to the brain during migraine attacks, but not so much investigation has gone into what goes on in your brain before a migraine occurs. Now researchers from King’s … Continue reading
One pharmaceutical company investigating a new treatment for migraine is a good sign. So four large pharmaceutical companies all holding clinical trials for the same new migraine treatment is a real cause for celebration. If not just one but four … Continue reading
There’s more than one charity out there with migraine in it’s title. Even more that say they help to tackle or to research migraines, but that may not immediately appear to do so if judged only on their names. Having … Continue reading