Tag Archives: Migraine Research

A New Lens to Fight Chronic Migraines

A contact lens designed by a group of researchers from the University of Ghent and the Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre (imec) in Leuven may prove to be useful to some migraine sufferers when it comes to managing their migraines. Primarily made … Continue reading

What Are The Different Migraine Types?

Understanding migraines – what they are, what causes them, and what can be done about them – is hard enough at the best of times. It’s even harder though when there are so many variations of migraine which you might … 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

Does Chocolate Trigger Migraines? Maybe Not…

Eating chocolate is often cited as a migraine trigger. In the past, some migraine sufferers have been advised to avoid eating chocolate in case it brings on an attack. Some migraine sufferers have also noticed that they suffer from a … Continue reading

Study Finds Migraines Cost More If You’re A Woman

Migraines are a pain, in far more ways than just one. They hurt our head, naturally, but they can also hurt our confidence, our daily routines, and our wallets. In a study which was recently published in The Journal of … Continue reading

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

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

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

Why Migraine With Aura, and Migraine Without Aura, Matters

The majority of migraines sufferers do not experience migraines with aura, but around 25% of migraine sufferers do. A migraine aura usually lasts less than an hour, and commonly involves (with 99% of aura sufferers experiencing it) visual disturbances such … Continue reading