Tag Archives: migraine

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

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

The Difference Between Male and Female Migraine Triggers

Migraines affect approximately one in every seven people around the world, but migraines do not affect both sexes equally. Migraines affect three-times as many women as men, and it is thought that this higher prevalence in women is largely hormonally-driven. … 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