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
Category Archives: Wellbeing
Both migraines and Alzheimer’s disease are awful conditions, and unfortunately, new research has shown that migraine is “a significant risk factor” for Alzheimer’s disease and all-cause dementia.
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.
It’s not just adults who suffer from migraines. In fact, it’s thought that between 5% and 10% of school-aged children in the US suffer from migraines. However, they’re not always diagnosed very easily as the migraines which children experience can … Continue reading
Living with migraines is hard enough as it is, without having to struggle in a workplace which doesn’t take the condition seriously or make adjustments for migraine sufferers. More than 90% of those who have migraines say that they cannot … Continue reading
Newly published research from 2016-2017 has shown that just three cups of coffee a day can significantly increase the risk of suffering from a migraine.
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”!
When someone you know suffers from migraines, it can be hard to know what you can do to help. You can’t stop their pain, as much as you want to, but you still want to do something to help them … 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
Plain water is great, but there are some more unusual drinks that have the added bonus of having a good reputation when it comes to helping relieve a migraine attack. These are a few which you might like to try.