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Gluten Intolerance and Migraines

Firstly, what is gluten intolerance? Gluten intolerance is where the body has a negative reaction to foods containing gluten resulting in symptoms such as diarrhoea, nausea and fatigue. Gluten intolerance affects around one in every twenty people. Celiac disease on … Continue reading

Stroke and Migraine: The Differences

Blinding headaches are just one symptom of migraines. Confusingly, and worryingly for anyone who is experiencing one for the first time, a blinding headache is also a key symptom of a stroke. Migraines and strokes are both neurovascular disorders, and … Continue reading

Basic Tips For Fighting Migraines

  There are no known cures for migraines, but there are certainly some simple things you can do to help alleviate the effects of migraine and to reduce how often and how badly you get them. Although all migraine sufferers … 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

Are Migraines Putting Women Off Pregnancy?

According to research published in Mayo Clinic Proceedings, almost 20% of women with migraines said that they avoided pregnancy specifically because of their migraines.   The researchers who reported the findings evaluated responses from women with migraines who took part … Continue reading

How to Get Better Sleep (And Maybe Fewer Migraines?)

When you suffer from migraines, you can easily find that your sleep is disrupted. That is if it is not impossible to get at times! Not only do migraines badly affect sleep, but since not enough (or, conversely, too much) … Continue reading

Migraine Increases As A Result Of Coronavirus

We already know the devastating havoc which catching the coronavirus can result in. Reduced lung capacity, fever, difficulty breathing – the illness is incredibly serious. It’s not just the catching the virus itself that is causing people damage though. The … Continue reading

Migraines, Depression and Anxiety – What to look out for

It’s estimated that around 20% of people who suffer from episodic migraines (migraines which take place on fourteen or fewer days per month) may also have depression. That percentage of sufferers goes up as the number of migraine days per … Continue reading

Concussion? Your Migraines May Mean It’s Worse

Data from the prospective longitudinal Toronto Concussion Study has shown that migraine history predicted how severe a person’s concussions would be. The study was conducted by Laura Langer, MSc, from the Toronto Rehabilitation Institute of University Health Network, and her … Continue reading