Category Archives: Migraine treatment

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

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

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

The Pros and Cons of Acupuncture for Migraines

Alternative therapies are popular among a lot of migraine sufferers as a means of treating migraines. Not only are they generally less likely to have side effects than pharmaceutical drugs, but many alternative therapies can be taken or conducted alongside … Continue reading

The Calcium-Magnesium-Migraine Link

We all know that vitamins and minerals are a vital part of a healthy diet, but with migraine sufferers some of them can have a huge impact on the frequency and severity of their migraine attacks. Calcium and magnesium are … 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

Fighting Migraines With Green Light

  Migraine sufferers will know well the pain of being around flickering bulbs and harsh fluorescent strip-lights. Not all lighting is migraineur-friendly, and some of it is of such a bad or triggering quality that it helps to bring on … Continue reading

Migraine Treatments – Ask Yourself If They Work

  Each migraineur is an individual whose migraine attacks will be unique to them. This means the length of their attacks will differ from other sufferers, as will their symptoms, their attack frequency, and what treatments are effective for them. … Continue reading

A New Lens to Fight Chronic Migraines

A contact lens designed by a group of researchers from the University of Ghent and the Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre (imec) in Leuven may prove to be useful to some migraine sufferers when it comes to managing their migraines. Primarily made … Continue reading

Reducing Migraine Frequency with CBT

A new paper published in the eminent scientific journal Headache has found that four out of five migraine sufferers experienced fewer migraine headaches following CBT. CBT is short for cognitive behavioural treatment. It’s one of the most widely taught and … Continue reading