Get your head around Migraines….

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….

Is migraine a disease?

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?

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

10 Surprising Facts about Migraines you probably didn’t know

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

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

Chronic Migraine Ribbon

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

UK Migraine Awareness Week – So misunderstood…

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…