LED lighting is becoming increasingly common as the go-to form of lighting everywhere. From urban spaces, workplaces, and homes; they can certainly be more energy-efficient, but there are also concerns that LEDs could be affecting our sleep patterns and health.
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 want to try them nowadays? (Probably not!)
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. Continue reading
A visual migraine and an ocular migraine are two migraine variants which are sometimes confused for one another.
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 look very different from those which adults have.
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 work or function normally while in the grips of an attack.
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.
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 kinds of non-opioid pain relievers.
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”!