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Specialist Training in Childhood Headache

12th February 2019

Specialist Training in Childhood Headache The British Paediatric Neurology Association is running a one day Children's Headache Training (CHaT) course in Dublin on Friday March 15th 2019. This course is delivered by paediatricians and paediatric neurologists with expertise in headache. For details and to book a place see the information below. CHaT Dublin Friday 15 March 2019 Course Duration: 1-day Cost: GB £205.00- CPD-6 Points Our... [read more]


Your Second Brain

Migraine
17th December 2018

Aside from good and bad bacteria, some essential hormones and neurotransmitters are created in the gut and have a significant effect on our brains. Some studies have also shown that a disruption to the normal, healthy balance of bacteria in the microbiome can cause the immune system to overreact and contribute to inflammation of the GI tract, which in turn can lead to the development of diseases that occur not only throughout your body, but... [read more]


Food Additives – Aspartame

26th November 2018

No thanks I’m Sweet enough… Do you love sugar? Have you got a sweet tooth? Isn’t it hell when you want to keep to a good diet yet crave sweet stuff? Sugar is one of the things in our diet that we’re all supposed to watch out for. Too much of it can cause us harm, as can too little of it. Most processed food has some form of sugar in it. Most things that end with the letters ‘ose’ denote sugar such as glucose, fructose, lactose, etc,... [read more]


Migraine Art

Migraine
26th November 2018

Every Cloud… The silver lining - they say every cloud has one, but when that cloud is migraine, it’s extremely difficult to see it! People cope with their migraine in different ways, some with painkillers, some with mindfulness, yoga or acupuncture and some like to express their pain and how migraine makes them feel in artistic ways. Some sufferers find a release of kinds in this type of thing. It’s like the technique used by many... [read more]


Exercise Induced Migraine

Migraine
27th September 2018

If you are one of the many people who finds that exercise or physical activity are triggers for your migraine, you’re certainly not alone. In a study almost 40% of migraineurs asked reported physical activity as a trigger. Many of them gave up as a result. There is increasing evidence to suggest that exercise is one of the most beneficial things you can do as a migraineur - obviously when you’re physically able to. Some of the most... [read more]


Author Archive

Specialist Training in Childhood Headache

12th February 2019

Specialist Training in Childhood Headache The British Paediatric Neurology Association is running a one day Children's Headache Training (CHaT) course in Dublin on Friday March 15th 2019. This course is delivered by paediatricians and paediatric neurologists with expertise in headache. For details and to book a place see the information below. CHaT Dublin Friday 15 March 2019 Course Duration: 1-day Cost: GB £205.00- CPD-6 Points Our... [read more]


Your Second Brain

Migraine
17th December 2018

Aside from good and bad bacteria, some essential hormones and neurotransmitters are created in the gut and have a significant effect on our brains. Some studies have also shown that a disruption to the normal, healthy balance of bacteria in the microbiome can cause the immune system to overreact and contribute to inflammation of the GI tract, which in turn can lead to the development of diseases that occur not only throughout your body, but... [read more]


Food Additives – Aspartame

26th November 2018

No thanks I’m Sweet enough… Do you love sugar? Have you got a sweet tooth? Isn’t it hell when you want to keep to a good diet yet crave sweet stuff? Sugar is one of the things in our diet that we’re all supposed to watch out for. Too much of it can cause us harm, as can too little of it. Most processed food has some form of sugar in it. Most things that end with the letters ‘ose’ denote sugar such as glucose, fructose, lactose, etc,... [read more]


Migraine Art

Migraine
26th November 2018

Every Cloud… The silver lining - they say every cloud has one, but when that cloud is migraine, it’s extremely difficult to see it! People cope with their migraine in different ways, some with painkillers, some with mindfulness, yoga or acupuncture and some like to express their pain and how migraine makes them feel in artistic ways. Some sufferers find a release of kinds in this type of thing. It’s like the technique used by many... [read more]


Exercise Induced Migraine

Migraine
27th September 2018

If you are one of the many people who finds that exercise or physical activity are triggers for your migraine, you’re certainly not alone. In a study almost 40% of migraineurs asked reported physical activity as a trigger. Many of them gave up as a result. There is increasing evidence to suggest that exercise is one of the most beneficial things you can do as a migraineur - obviously when you’re physically able to. Some of the most... [read more]