Many Migraine Sufferers Not Receiving Support At Work, With 'One In Five Losing Their Jobs'

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.09.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Migraine sufferers aren’t getting the support they need at work, charities have warned. Almost two thirds (64%) of adults in the UK believe employer...

Migraines: Easing The Agony

Dr Seth Rankin | Posted 08.06.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Dr Seth Rankin

There are also a number of things that you can try that may well work to treat or stop the migraines from happening that don't involve a trip to the GP or specialist. Try these first, but of course if they don't work come and see us.

14 Factors That Might Be Causing Your Headaches

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 21.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

More than 10 million people in the UK experience headaches regularly, but what could be causing these niggling pains? A new study has found that patt...

10 Things You Need To Know If You Get Migraines

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 09.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Migraines are not just ordinary headaches. They are the supercharged, distant relative of a headache, that not only makes you feel like your brain is ...

People Share The One Thing They Wish Others Knew About Their Disability Or Illness

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 08.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle

People living with disabilities or illnesses have shared the one thing they wish others knew about their conditions. In a Reddit thread entitled ‘Wh...

Burnout Diaries - Chapter 3: The Drugs Don't Work, They Just Make You Worse

Paula Bellostas Muguerza | Posted 04.05.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Paula Bellostas Muguerza

Three months into the burnout journey and the reality of the situation had finally set in: my hemiplegic migraine condition had become "persistent" meaning that attacks were (and still are as I write) happening every single day. I had to accept that my daily life was just not going to be the same no matter how hard I tried to pretend that it was all just a little blip.

Burnout Diaries - Chapter Two: Work Hard, Be Kind And Good Things Will Happen. Or Will They?

Paula Bellostas Muguerza | Posted 24.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Paula Bellostas Muguerza

Through January I tried to do the odd day of work here and there, clinging onto normality as much as I possibly could by setting up shop in my living room and dialling into meetings. The thought of not being able to work absolutely terrorised me. So much of who I was (and am!) was linked to my work persona. All of a sudden I didn't have a clue who I was.

Addicted To Busy

Paula Bellostas Muguerza | Posted 16.04.2017 | UK Lifestyle
Paula Bellostas Muguerza

It was a normal Wednesday for me: a 6.30am start to make sure I was in a cab doing the first call of the day by 7am followed by back-to-back meetings until well into the evening. And I am by no means one of these amazingly inspirational, successful and accomplished women.

Scientists Have Discovered What Might Be Causing Your Migraines

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 19.10.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Bacteria found in the mouth and gut has been linked to migraines in a new study. Researchers discovered that people who suffer migraines have signific...

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...

Migraine Sufferer Claims She's Beaten Headaches By Cutting Just Two Foods From Her Diet

The Huffington Post | Rachel Moss | Posted 27.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

Over eight million people in the UK suffer from migraines and until recently, Andrea Henson was one of them. But the catering business owner, from Lin...

6 Signs You're About To Get A Migraine

The Huffington Post | Natasha Hinde | Posted 05.07.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A migraine attack can be a real nightmare to deal with. Migraine is a common condition, affecting one in five women and one in 15 men. It is describe...

This Cheek Implant Could Be The Cure For Painful Headaches

The Huffington Post | Sophie Gallagher | Posted 27.06.2016 | UK Tech

A cheek implant could be the answer to curing “excruciating” headaches for thousands of people in the UK. The new Pulsante simulator is an almond-...

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.

Could This Piercing Be The Secret To Ending Your Migraines?

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.07.2017 | UK Lifestyle

Living with migraines can be a complete nightmare. The severe headache usually appears as a throbbing pain at the front or side of the head and oft...

The Science Behind Your Horrendous Headaches...

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 03.03.2015 | UK Lifestyle

Those imminent-brain-imploding sensations otherwise known as headaches are probably the worst. But what actually is a headache? And what causes the...

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.

Signs That Your Migraine Could Be Something Worse

The Huffington Post UK | Natasha Hinde | Posted 29.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle

After experiencing a bout of headaches and sickness, 43-year-old Tracey figured she was prone to migraines. It ran in the family, the symptoms added u...

This May Help With Migraines (And Costs Nothing)...

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 12.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Here at HuffPost UK Lifestyle, we've long been fans of meditation, and according to a new study, the practice may have more benefits than we first rea...

This Could Be Triggering Your Migraine

The Huffington Post UK | Rachel Moss | Posted 05.08.2014 | UK Lifestyle

Suffering from migraines can have a seriously negative impact on both your work and social life, but what exactly causes those splitting headaches? ...

New Drug Injections May Help Prevent Migraines, Scientists Claim

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 23.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle

If you're one of the millions of migraine sufferers in the UK, hope may be on the horizon. Preliminary trials are underway for two drugs that may h...

Suffering From Migraines? Everything You Need To Know

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 24.03.2016 | UK Lifestyle

A migraine is not just a headache, which is what some people assume (and scoff at) when colleagues aren't able to come in to work because they are suf...

New Reason Revealed For Why People Suffer From Migraines

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 29.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle

Migraines have long thought to be caused by fluctuations in the chemicals of the brain - specifically when the level of serotonin decreases. But a...

Warding Off Headaches

Sue Kalicinska | Posted 10.05.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Sue Kalicinska

Headaches take many forms. Here we are going to look at ways of helping primary (non disease related) headaches which are usually classified as tension, migraine, chronic and cluster headaches.