Migraine

Teen's Debilitating Migraines Turn Out To Be Incurable Brain Tumour

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 24.08.2016 | UK Lifestyle

An 18-year-old who suffered from severe back pain and terrible migraines has told of how doctors dismissed her debilitating symptoms and even accused ...

The 10 Prettiest Daith Piercings That Will Make You Want To Get Pierced

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 01.08.2016 | UK Style

You might have heard that daith ear piercings are a great migraine cure, but they look really cool too. Daith piercings pass through the ear’s inne...

How To Combat A Migraine Attack

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.11.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A migraine is more than just a headache. An attack is normally accompanied by symptoms of nausea or vomiting, as well as oversensitivity to light, noi...

Vitamin D Deficiency Linked To Migraines In Young Adults

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 13.06.2016 | UK Lifestyle

If you're prone to migraines, you might be deficient in vitamin D, a new study has suggested. A high percentage of children and young adults who suff...

The Brain Throws a Tantrum

Ruebi Bailey | Posted 23.02.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Ruebi Bailey

I was irritable, I was tired (despite sleeping 12 hours the night before), I counted the time before my next painkiller dose ... I tried to convince my brain that we were drinking full fat coffee. My brain isn't that stupid though and told me so by instructing my stomach to refuse all food.

This Is What A Migraine Physically Feels Like

The Huffington Post | Lindsay Holmes | Posted 06.10.2015 | UK Lifestyle

People who get migraines are all-too-familiar with the head-splitting torture that can arise at any given moment. And as if the pain itself weren't en...

The Invisible Patients: Why Neurology Patients are Tumbling Through the Gaps

Sarah Mehta | Posted 26.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Mehta

Funding is a major issue. We know that specialist nurses save money - fewer patients turn up in the consultant's clinic, at A&E, or get admitted to hospital. Waiting times are reduced and preventable problems are addressed.

Migraine: A Burden on Patients, And a Strain on the NHS

Sarah Mehta | Posted 06.04.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Sarah Mehta

During my first attack my left side went numb and left me thinking I had had a stroke; with no headache I had no clue that the culprit was migraine. An out-of-hours GP sent me straight to accident and emergency.

Avoiding Migraine Triggers This Christmas

Dr Nitin Shori | Posted 22.02.2015 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Nitin Shori

While it's the butt of many jokes, it is true to say that women sometimes do get more headaches. Around one in seven people in the UK suffer migraines, but it actually affects three times as many women as men. And as any 'migraineur', male or female, will tell you it's no laughing matter.

This Headband Can Apparently Cure Migraines

Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.03.2014 | UK Tech

A new health gadget claims to be able to provide transformative relief to migraine sufferers -- without the use of drugs. The Cefaly headband, whic...

Migraines 'Increase Risk Of Permanent Brain Damage'

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 30.08.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Migraines can have a 'devastating side effect' on the brain, a recent study has revealed. Many people suffer from migraines and while they are debi...

Chinese Herbal Medicine Treatment For Migraines 'Potentially Toxic'

PA/The Huffington Post UK | Posted 18.04.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Migraine sufferers have been urged not to take a Chinese herbal medicine used to treat the severe headaches because it contains a "potentially toxic" ...