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
Category Archives: Migraine treatment
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
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 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
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
In 1939, Mr Charles E. Rhein reported to Dr Alvarez that he had successfully treated people suffering with severe migraine attacks by giving them pure oxygen to breathe.
Acupressure and acupuncture are closely related. Both involve stimulating pressure points along energy lines which run through the body. Both practices stem from ancient Chinese culture. Importantly, both are also used as an alternative treatment for migraine.
Pharmaceutical company Novartis specifically developed a Migraine Care programme for its Swiss-based staff and family members. They analysed the impact of the programme on participants’ management of their migraine conditions after a period of six months.
Migraines have been around for as long as there have been people to have them. Which begs the question; how did our ancestors treat their migraines? They couldn’t take advantage of painkillers, so what did they do? And would we … Continue reading
If you want to try some complementary therapies to help alleviate your migraines, whether in conjunction with traditional pharmaceutical medications or as a form of pain management on their own, these might be some good ones to try.