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Aspartame

Migraine
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]


Christmas Tips 2018

Migraine
26th November 2018

Christmas Tips  Christmas can be a wonderfully magical time as we all know, with the colourful lights, the cheerful happy songs, the decorations and trees in every shop window and the joy of picking out presents for friends and family, and ‘tiny tots, with their eyes all aglow’, waiting for Santa Claus to climb down the chimney with his sack full of toys. However, Christmas can also be a stressful time, especially for migraine... [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]


Medication Overuse Headache (MOH)

17th September 2018

Medication Overuse Headache (MOH) What is it? Medication Overuse Headache (MOH) is literally what it says on the tin - a headache brought on by the overuse of acute (abortive) medication. It was originally thought to be a primary headache disorder - meaning that it was not caused by an underlying condition; however, the International Headache Society (IHS) has recently changed its status. MOH is now classed as a secondary headache, which... [read more]


Author Archive

Aspartame

Migraine
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]


Christmas Tips 2018

Migraine
26th November 2018

Christmas Tips  Christmas can be a wonderfully magical time as we all know, with the colourful lights, the cheerful happy songs, the decorations and trees in every shop window and the joy of picking out presents for friends and family, and ‘tiny tots, with their eyes all aglow’, waiting for Santa Claus to climb down the chimney with his sack full of toys. However, Christmas can also be a stressful time, especially for migraine... [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]


Medication Overuse Headache (MOH)

17th September 2018

Medication Overuse Headache (MOH) What is it? Medication Overuse Headache (MOH) is literally what it says on the tin - a headache brought on by the overuse of acute (abortive) medication. It was originally thought to be a primary headache disorder - meaning that it was not caused by an underlying condition; however, the International Headache Society (IHS) has recently changed its status. MOH is now classed as a secondary headache, which... [read more]