The simply story of how botox has helped turn my life around appears in the September addition of Essentials magazine. In time for Migraine Awareness Week 1st – 7th September. The story can be read in more detail here
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….
Treating / Preventing Migraines is a mine field – one fact remains, there is no cure only Migraine Management and if you get your management plan right then no more migraines. There are, however, three key issues to bear in mind when you think about ‘treatment’. The doctors do not yet agree on what the cause of … More Medications & Treatments
Its nice to hear this – as the last time I spoke to him he was off to the conference to try to change the classification – and he won 🙂 Dr Shevel and Migraine Classification What I really like is that he talks about ‘where the pain comes from’ – ie either muscle, nerve … More Dr Shevel wins Classification of migraine
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
Chronic Migraine Sufferers Get Significant Relief with “Migraine Pacemaker” Houston Chronicle Advanced Migraine Relief and Treatment Center, LLC will host two free seminars on June 5 and June 21, 2012 during Migraine Awareness Month to inform chronic migraine sufferers about an effective new treatment only available in Houston, TX and a select … Female gene link may hold key to beat migraine Newstrack India Washington, June … More What’s new – Pacemaker – New Gene Link – Have a tablet break –
“Nerve Pacemaker” Helps Chronic Migraine Sufferers Acheive Freedom From Pain DigitalJournal.com (press release) A relatively new treatment known as occipital nerve stimulation significantly decreases the severity and frequency of headaches in patients suffering from debilitating chronic migraines. The treatment is used by Brian J. Snyder, MD, … As the food sensitivity debate simmers, more doctors defend testing Medill Reports: … More What’s new * nerve pacemaker * food sensitivity debate simmers * stroke
Arizona Considering New Uses for Medical Marijuana Hawaii News Daily If you, a loved one or friend in AZ suffers from PTSD, migraine headaches, depression or anxiety, please take the opportunity afforded right now by AZDHS to let your public officials know that you support these pragmatic improvements to AZ’s nascent …
16th May 2012 Dangerous, complex migraines linked to high risk for stroke News-Medical.net A coincidence led nine days later to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where a rare type of migraine was diagnosed and treated – but any moment during that time could have been disastrous. “Nicole ‘dodged a bullet.’ Her symptoms were classic for a type of … Two-Drug Combo Helps … More What’s new in the world of migraine….
Just to clarify a question for our Scottish Migrainers….. NICE’s appraisal of BOTOX® for chronic migraine will apply to NHS settings in England and Wales. In April 2011, the Scottish Medicines Consortium (SMC) advised NHS Scotland not to offer Botox for headaches in adults with chronic migraine 😦