If you think migraine aura is just seeing odd stuff… think again

Migraine aura is the complex of neurological or neuropsychological symptoms. It is the second stage of a migraine attack. However, not all migraine sufferers experience aura. But for those whom do it can be a very frightening experience and at times even worse than the headache stage.  But most people think aura is just the flashy … More If you think migraine aura is just seeing odd stuff… think again

A Migraine is NOT just a headache and neither is it a hangover….

Migraine does not take into account your creed, colour, education or social status….. it effects everyone – any age, any background……. A few facts: It is the most prevalent neurological condition in the UK 1 in 7 people in the UK suffer from migraine. 190,000 migraine attacks everyday in the UK It costs the UK around £2.25 billion … More A Migraine is NOT just a headache and neither is it a hangover….

NEW STUDY – MRI shows brain abnormalities in migraine patients

OAK BROOK, Ill. – A new study suggests that migraines are related to brain abnormalities present at birth and others that develop over time. The research is published online in the journal Radiology. Migraines are intense, throbbing headaches, sometimes accompanied by nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light. Some patients experience auras, a change in visual or … More NEW STUDY – MRI shows brain abnormalities in migraine patients

Interesting new study shows help may be on the way for migraine with aura sufferers

REPOSTED from http://theconversation.edu.au/explainer-what-are-migraines-11720 Explainer: what are migraines? AUTHOR Lyn Griffiths Professor of Molecular Genetics; Director, Genomics Research Centre; Director, Griffith Health Institute at Griffith University DISCLOSURE STATEMENT Professor Lyn Griffiths receives funding from Australian Research Council (ARC) and a Queensland Government Smart Futures grant to support her migraine research. The Conversation provides independent analysis and commentary … More Interesting new study shows help may be on the way for migraine with aura sufferers

If you think aura is just seeing funny stuff – think again…..

The aura is the complex of neurological or neuropsychological symptoms. It is the second stage of a migraine attack. However, not all migraine sufferers experience aura. Aura can be broken down into 4 groups: 1 Sensory disturbances 2 Motor disturbances 3 Verbal disturbances 4 Visual disturbances 1 Sensory Somatosensory symptoms Numbness, prickling sensations, things crawling … More If you think aura is just seeing funny stuff – think again…..

Migraine Awareness Month #8: “Let there be light.”

Who wants to be Superman??? The bloggers challenge for today is: “Let there be light.” Most Migraineurs have issues with light sensitivity. What do you do to cope with it?  Most people at some time in their lives have wished to have a super power – once you have migraine and experience the intenseness of these ‘super powers’ you soon change … More Migraine Awareness Month #8: “Let there be light.”

If you think aura is just seeing funny stuff – think again…..

The aura is the complex of neurological or neuropsychological symptoms. It is the second stage of a migraine attack. However, not all migraine sufferers experience aura. Aura can be broken down into 4 groups: 1 Sensory disturbances 2 Motor disturbances 3 Verbal disturbances 4 Visual disturbances 1 Sensory Somatosensory symptoms Numbness, prickling sensations, things crawling … More If you think aura is just seeing funny stuff – think again…..