Researchers at UC San Francisco and the University of Queensland may have recently made a key discovery when it comes to relieving chronic pain. In fact, these scientists think that it may, in time, lead to the creation of new … Continue reading
Category Archives: Migraine treatment
Doctors have been trying to treat migraines for centuries. One of the very early treatments called trepanation even involved drilling a hole in the patient’s skull to relieve pressure and eliminate “bad spirits”!
There are lots of medications available for treating migraines, but for whatever reason, whether to supplement over-the-counter or prescribed medications, some migraines sufferers like to use natural treatments or alternative therapies in order to treat their migraines. These are a … Continue reading
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
It’s a knotty issue – sleep and migraines. Too little sleep can be a migraine trigger, but on the other hand, too much sleep can also be a migraine trigger. So what should you do to get the sleep you … Continue reading
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
Hypnosis is considered by some as nothing more than a stage trick, but hypnosis has far more to it than that. Hypnosis has been used since the 1700s as a form of pain management. In fact, it was around in … Continue reading
Being pregnant is a huge challenge even of itself, but add migraines into the mix and it’s a whole other ballgame. You want to do the best for your unborn child, but you also need to keep your migraines under … Continue reading
Over-the-counter and prescription medications are one way to treat the symptoms of migraine. Additionally, Botox, and acupuncture are just two of the other methods which doctors can prescribe migraine sufferers to help in reducing their migraine frequency and intensity.
Migraine sufferers in Scotland have the opportunity to be prescribed what has been deemed by some as a “life-changing” migraine drug.