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
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
Just celebrating its first anniversary this ribbon was created by a good friend of mine Catherine Charrett-Dykes founder of Chronic Migraine Awareness USA – this ribbon is now accepted world wide as the symbol of Chronic Migraine Awareness………. wear it with pride.. You can add this to your picture for social media use here
Migraine is one of those illnesses which really does not matter who you are or where you come from……… or how much money you have……. you cannot buy your way out of this one……..Here are a few of the world’s famous Migrainers……. you may be surprised at how many great men and women there have … More Even the famous get migraine………
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 UK Migraine Awareness Week – So misunderstood…
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
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
Back to basics………….About Migraine Firstly Migraine is NOT just a bad headache….. It is a debilitating neurological disease….. this is something many people do not realise…. The symptoms of a Migraine attack can include a severe throbbing pain on one side of the head – although in 1/3 of attacks, both sides are affected and you can … More Back to Basics – What is Migraine??