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
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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”!
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.
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.
Although the specific migraine triggers vary from migraine sufferer to migraine sufferer, there are some foods which commonly trigger migraines for many sufferers. These are the four Cs – chocolate, citrus, cheese, and claret (technically any red wine, but claret … Continue reading
If you work in front of a screen for a lot of the time, and you also suffer from migraines, you probably know all too well how incompatible screens and migraines can be. One option is to avoid too much … Continue reading
It’s not high on most migraine sufferers lists of “migraine treatments to try”, but one migraine sufferer found some relief from her migraines in the form of swimming in the cold sea every day.
Guy’s and St Thomas headache centre has been trialling a small portable machine which can be used at home as a treatment for migraines.
If you can’t take anymore of your pain medication (beware the medication-overuse headache) but you still have a migraine, then this easy recipe for an anti-migraine drink might help.