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
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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
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
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
If you fancy changing up your look, dyeing your hair a different colour is an easy way to do it. Or, perhaps you’ve seen a few streaks of grey appearing which you’d rather weren’t there. There are many reasons why … Continue reading
One in seven people, or 14.7% of the population, is thought to suffer from migraines, and in general migraines are considered to be a problem that adults suffer with, but children can also be affected. Not many people know that … Continue reading
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
We know that sleep – how much we get, and what kind of quality the sleep is – plays a big role in migraine onset and control. It’s often cited that lack of sleep, too much sleep, or a change … Continue reading
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.
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.