Migraines

Suffering From Migraines? Everything You Need To Know

The Huffington Post UK | Poorna Bell | Posted 03.09.2013 | 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.

Painkillers Cause Headaches - Finding Another Way

Laura Knowles | Posted 19.11.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Laura Knowles

Painkillers can't be considered as a cure for headaches. They block the pain receptors that are giving the brain the message that there is a problem. Painkillers are not addressing the problem of where the headache is really coming from.

Why Rainy Days Trigger Migraines

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 22.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

If you always have a migraine attack when it’s raining, it could be more than coincidence, suggests recent research. Researchers from the Nationa...

Is The ‘Female’ Gene To Blame For Migraines?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 08.06.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The key to curing chronic migraines could lie with the ‘female’ gene, claim a team of scientists, and it may also explain why women are more prone...

Migraines 'No Cause To Frown' Thanks To Botox Treatment

The Huffington Post UK | Sarah O'Meara | Posted 11.05.2012 | UK Lifestyle

New guidelines published today suggest patients would benefit from Botox injections to treat chronic migraines. In final draft guidance, health wat...

Could ‘Brain Freeze’ Research Prevent Migraines?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 23.04.2012 | UK Lifestyle

The ‘brain freeze’ many people get after slurping an ice cold drink too quickly could be the key to preventing migraines, claim a team of American...

Is Your Migraine Making You Depressed?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 23.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Women who suffer from migraines, or have had them in the past, are at higher risk of developing depression, new research has found. The Women’s H...

Should Botox Be Available On The NHS For Migraine Sufferers?

The Huffington Post UK | Kyrsty Hazell | Posted 16.02.2012 | UK Lifestyle

Thousands of migraine sufferers could benefit from free Botox injections to combat the debilitating headaches if an official review gets the go ahead....