The 5 possible stages of a Migraine attack At first it is often difficult to predict when a migraine attack is going to happen, however, over time you can learn to recognise a pattern of each attack – everyone is different and sadly not all attacks are the same – so keeping a diary may help you … More The 5 possible stages of a Migraine attack
Get Your Head Around Migraines – An infographic by the team at Napiers Reproduced with the thanks to Napier – http://www.napiers.net/migraine-infographic.html Migraine Infographic Migraines impact an estimated 1 in 7 people across the UK and in total about 610,000 suffer from them chronically. Women are more than twice as likely to be affected as men … More Get your head around Migraines….
UK Migraine Awareness Week 2012 – Back to Basics Migraine attacks do not just happen – they are triggered – everyday factors around a migrainer contribute to the trigger building process to the point where it becomes too much and a migraine is triggered… Triggers do not ‘cause’ migraine. Instead, they are thought to activate processes that cause migraine in … More Triggers – If you think its just food – think again…..
At first it is often difficult to predict when a migraine attack is going to happen, however, over time you can learn to recognise a pattern of each attack – everyone is different and sadly not all attacks are the same – so keeping a diary may help you and sadly the more you have … More The potential 5 phases of a Migraine Attack
Diet tips for migraine prevention Bangkok Post Women are three times more likely to suffer from migraines than men, with symptoms usually beginning during their teens or in middle-age. The most apparent symptom is a severe throbbing or pulsating headache that is often felt on one side of the head, … Preventive Migraine Meds Effective, But Underused Pain Medicine News by Alice … More
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.”
Its Migraine Awareness Month in the USA and http://www.FightingHeadacheDisorders.com. have set a challenge for all bloggers – one post each day on a given topic – and for today it is: “Myths and misconceptions about Migraine” And top of my list is, is the myth: “Migraine is just a headache!” grrrrrrr If only it was – we … More Migraine Awareness Month #7: List Topper.
Today’s question set by the team from www.FightingHeadacheDisorders.com. for June’s Migraine Awareness Month in the USA was – “Choose a theme song for Migraine disease” If I am honest songs of pain and sickness did not come to mind at first – but songs which embraces the love and support I get from my virtual migraine family…… … More Migraine Awareness Month #6: Name That Tune!
“What comfort measure do you find helps you enough during a Migraine that you go back to it again and again, and how do you use it? “ Simply………………BED! I no longer try to wait it out on the sofa – you have to give in and go away and rest……….. years ago I … More “Do That To Me One More Time.”
Migraine in the sun is possible – if you plan ahead and listen to your body………… 1) Pacing yourself is the key…when ever I have any event to go to I plan ahead – its a pain – but its a must – I do not do anything the day before but rest and do not plan … More Migraine Awareness Month #4: “June Is Bustin’ Out All Over!”