It’s not for everyone, certainly some people view it as a pseudo-science, but for others acupuncture could be a good complementary treatment to use as part of a larger migraine management plan.
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If you suffer from migraines, then you’ll doubtless already know that a major trigger of migraines attacks is stress. As well as causing muscle tension (another migraine trigger), stress stimulates your body to send out chemicals which change your blood … Continue reading
Lots of migraine sufferers cite strong smells as a trigger for their migraines, and osmophobia (a dislike of smells) is a common symptom of migraine. Common migraine-triggering smells include (but sadly are by no means limited to); perfume, cologne, cleaning … Continue reading
According to a study from the densely populated Santiago province of Chile – an area which is prone to air pollution – days of elevated air pollution saw an increased number of hospital admissions for migraines and other headaches.
If for whatever reason you’d rather not take pharmaceutical medication to treat your migraines, or if you’re keen to find something that you can to do in addition to the medication you’re already taking, these natural treatments for migraine may … Continue reading
University is hard enough as it is. Throw migraines into the mix and it becomes a whole other ball game. Forget trying to organise your work so that you can meet your deadlines on time. If you suffer with migraines … Continue reading
If you’ve not had one before, a migraine which leaves you partially or fully paralysed is terrifying. Will the paralysis last? Are you having a stroke?
Usually, the first thing the average person would think of if asked what a migraine involved would be a headache. It is certainly the case that the majority of migraines involve head pain of some sort. According to the 1999 … Continue reading
The statistics on migraines in the UK – statistics like; how many people suffer from them, what age are the sufferers, and what percentage of men in the population/what percentage of women are sufferers, don’t necessarily come out on a … Continue reading
There’s a wide variety of different forms of migraine which manifest themselves in different ways. For example; migraine with aura (a type of migraine which features added neurological symptoms like flashing lights), chronic migraines (a headache which takes place on … Continue reading