Tag Archives: Migraine management

What Makes Episodic Migraines Chronic?

The thing that differentiates chronic migraine from episodic migraine is how many days the migraine sufferer experiences migraines per month. Episodic migraines are defined as those which take place on fourteen days or fewer per month, while chronic migraines are … 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

Reducing Migraine Frequency with CBT

A new paper published in the eminent scientific journal Headache has found that four out of five migraine sufferers experienced fewer migraine headaches following CBT. CBT is short for cognitive behavioural treatment. It’s one of the most widely taught and … Continue reading

Parenting Tips For When You Have Migraines  

Being a parent is tough at the best of times, let alone when you’re in the grip of a migraine. How do you cope with looking after children when you’re finding it hard to even look after yourself? If this … Continue reading

How Yoga Could Halve Your Migraines  

If you suffer from migraines and have ever considered doing yoga, there’s now even more of a reason to try it. A study published in the medical journal Neurology has shown how yoga could reduce the frequency, duration, and pain … Continue reading

Migraines and Three DIY Acupressure Points

Acupressure and acupuncture are closely related. Both involve stimulating pressure points along energy lines which run through the body. Both practices stem from ancient Chinese culture. Importantly, both are also used as an alternative treatment for migraine.

The Importance of Workplace Migraine Awareness

Pharmaceutical company Novartis specifically developed a Migraine Care programme for its Swiss-based staff and family members. They analysed the impact of the programme on participants’ management of their migraine conditions after a period of six months.