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Migraine Information for non-English Speakers

19th June 2018

Migraine is a disorder that affects all levels of society, gender, age, socio-economic status and nationality. Ireland has grown into a wonderfully diverse country with people from all over the world living, working, bringing their culture here, and unfortunately suffering from migraine too! It can be hard for non- English speakers to access relevant health information in Ireland and in recognition of that information gap, we have translated... [read more]


Men’s Health Week – Men and Alcohol (One Less Today)

15th June 2018

#MensHealthWeek We’ve all heard that alcohol, particularly red wine is a migraine trigger, but is this true? Well, you can’t say across the board it’s true as some people can drink others under the table with red wine and not get a migraine! No one-thing is a trigger for everyone with migraine, it's all individual, but there are those who can actually identify alcohol as a trigger, and they may wonder if it’s the alcohol itself or... [read more]


Men’s Health Week 2018 – Men and Smoking

14th June 2018

According to the Men's Health Forum in Ireland smoking is the biggest single cause of untimely death amongst men in Ireland. Indeed, worldwide it has killed more people than both World Wars put together! Smoking is also implicated in the occurrence of Cluster Headache. In an article published in Functional Neurology Medical Magazine in 2016,  Dr. Paolo Rossi, Neurologist and Cluster Headache expert from the Headache Clinic INI Grottaferrata... [read more]


Cluster Headache: Fostering Empathy through Patients’ own Stories

20th April 2018

If you want to understand what it really means to live with cluster headache, imagine... fostering empathy through European patients’ own stories of their experiences Cluster headache (CH) is regarded as the most severe pain known to mankind. The severity of the pain has earned it the nickname “suicide headache”. Unfortunately there is a lack of empathy for people who suffer from CH and this affects how they are treated by friends,... [read more]


The March of Many Headache Triggers

Migraine
14th March 2018

The March of Many Headache Triggers. Here are a few quick hints to help with some of the possible triggers of the month of March. Know your triggers, be aware of your surroundings and environmental factors, then you can plan to keep migraine at bay. Prepare for the worst, but hope for the best is always a good motto. 9 times out of 10 the best will happen, but there's always that 1 time... Easter: Avoid chocolate if it’s a trigger -... [read more]


Author Archive

Migraine Information for non-English Speakers

19th June 2018

Migraine is a disorder that affects all levels of society, gender, age, socio-economic status and nationality. Ireland has grown into a wonderfully diverse country with people from all over the world living, working, bringing their culture here, and unfortunately suffering from migraine too! It can be hard for non- English speakers to access relevant health information in Ireland and in recognition of that information gap, we have translated... [read more]


Men’s Health Week – Men and Alcohol (One Less Today)

15th June 2018

#MensHealthWeek We’ve all heard that alcohol, particularly red wine is a migraine trigger, but is this true? Well, you can’t say across the board it’s true as some people can drink others under the table with red wine and not get a migraine! No one-thing is a trigger for everyone with migraine, it's all individual, but there are those who can actually identify alcohol as a trigger, and they may wonder if it’s the alcohol itself or... [read more]


Men’s Health Week 2018 – Men and Smoking

14th June 2018

According to the Men's Health Forum in Ireland smoking is the biggest single cause of untimely death amongst men in Ireland. Indeed, worldwide it has killed more people than both World Wars put together! Smoking is also implicated in the occurrence of Cluster Headache. In an article published in Functional Neurology Medical Magazine in 2016,  Dr. Paolo Rossi, Neurologist and Cluster Headache expert from the Headache Clinic INI Grottaferrata... [read more]


Cluster Headache: Fostering Empathy through Patients’ own Stories

20th April 2018

If you want to understand what it really means to live with cluster headache, imagine... fostering empathy through European patients’ own stories of their experiences Cluster headache (CH) is regarded as the most severe pain known to mankind. The severity of the pain has earned it the nickname “suicide headache”. Unfortunately there is a lack of empathy for people who suffer from CH and this affects how they are treated by friends,... [read more]


The March of Many Headache Triggers

Migraine
14th March 2018

The March of Many Headache Triggers. Here are a few quick hints to help with some of the possible triggers of the month of March. Know your triggers, be aware of your surroundings and environmental factors, then you can plan to keep migraine at bay. Prepare for the worst, but hope for the best is always a good motto. 9 times out of 10 the best will happen, but there's always that 1 time... Easter: Avoid chocolate if it’s a trigger -... [read more]