Tag Archives: migraine causes

Migraine and the Menopause

Plenty of things change when it comes time for the menopause. Some of them are more well-known like mood swings and hot flushes, but there are some significant changes which are less often talked out. One of these changes is … Continue reading

Can CoQ10 Help Prevent Migraines?

There are a few different vitamins and nutrients which have been credited with reducing the frequency and intensity of migraine attacks. Magnesium is one, riboflavin is another, and Coenzyme Q10 is a third. Coenzyme Q10, or CoQ10 for short, has … Continue reading

The Pros and Cons of Acupuncture for Migraines

Alternative therapies are popular among a lot of migraine sufferers as a means of treating migraines. Not only are they generally less likely to have side effects than pharmaceutical drugs, but many alternative therapies can be taken or conducted alongside … Continue reading

How to Make Your Guest Bedroom Migraineur Friendly

Do you have friends or relatives who suffer from migraines? Or suffer from them yourself? With 1 in 7 people around the world estimated to suffer from migraines, it’s likely that you know someone who does. Whoever you know who … Continue reading

Gastric Stasis and Migraine Nausea

Around 90% of migraine sufferers experience nausea as part of their attacks and 70% experience vomiting, and while it’s not certain exactly why this is, one reason for the nausea and sickness both during and before attacks may be gastric … Continue reading

Why Does Vomiting Help to Relieve Migraines?

Approximately 70% of migraine sufferers experience vomiting as part of their migraine attacks. In fact, childhood migraines can involve only nausea and sickness; with no head pain at all. It may sound strange, but of the migraine sufferers who vomit as … Continue reading

The Calcium-Magnesium-Migraine Link

We all know that vitamins and minerals are a vital part of a healthy diet, but with migraine sufferers some of them can have a huge impact on the frequency and severity of their migraine attacks. Calcium and magnesium are … Continue reading

Allergy Migraines and Hay Fever

More sunshine and better weather surely has to be a mood-booster right? Maybe. Maybe less so if you suffer from allergy migraines. Allergies and migraines both trigger inflammation and affect the immune system, and both activate the parasympathetic nervous system, … Continue reading

Should Companies Screen For Migraines?

At first reading, this proposal may sound like a terrible idea. After all, if companies screen for migraines then, even despite the Equality Act which bans workplace discrimination against those who have a disability (suffering from chronic migraine is a … Continue reading

Botox and Migraines – What Are The Risks?

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