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
Interesting, well written article, which provokes some questions………. I agree with the vast majority of it…….. but do think that migraine patient advocates are needed and the fast majority do not pass on the ‘migraine disease’ – as stated at the beginning of the article a migrainer cannot be ‘cured’ by a doctor – therefore … More Is migraine a disease?
Re blogged from http://www.migravent.com/blog/migraine-awareness-2/10-surprising-facts-about-migraines-you-probably-didn%E2%80%99t-know/ There are many myths and misconceptions surrounding migraines…”Migraines are a mental illness,” or “Migraines are just really strong headaches.” Below are some very revealing, interesting facts about migraines that may help you understand better what causes migraine attacks, and how to effectively reduce migraine triggers. Migraines are a neurological disorder. Contrary to myths that surround migraines, they … More 10 Surprising Facts about Migraines you probably didn’t know
Some of you may find this interesting. With an eerie almost shadowy wave that moves across the brain, University of Utah neuroscientists have now imaged what happens during an aura, an early visual symptom of this painful disorder. Aura across the brain
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…
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…..
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??