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Mindfulness and Relaxation for Migraine

16th October 2015

What is Relaxation Practice? Relaxation is not just about having a holiday or taking a break from our normal routine, although both of those things can lift our mood.  Teaching ourselves to relax means learning ways to reduce our physical tension levels and the emotional worry that goes with being stressed.  Our bodies are built to go through periods of tension and relaxation naturally, and developing a relaxation practice reminds us how... [read more]


Read our submission on chronic migraine and medical card eligibility

17th July 2014

Migraine Association of Ireland Submission on the Development of a Policy Framework for Medical Card Eligibility to Take Account of Medical Conditions The Migraine Association of Ireland The Migraine Association of Ireland (MAI) exists to provide information, support and reassurance to migraine sufferers and those affected by primary headache disorders. The Association aims to empower people and optimise quality of life by creating awareness... [read more]


Managing Migraine

6th July 2014

Managing Migraine Migraine Management Tips Keep a Migraine Diary. A migraine diary helps to identify potential migraine triggers, establish patterns to attacks, and demonstrate the impact of the condition to GPs or other health professionals. Download a Migraine Diary Here Sleep is still one of the best ways to get through an attack, though not always possible. Lying motionless in a quiet dark room for a period is normally... [read more]


Take this important survey on chronic migraine and medical card eligibility

26th June 2014

Chronic Migraine and Medical Card Eligibility Important! Chronic migraine sufferers please take this short HSE survey on medical conditions and medical card eligibility. MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD:  http://www.hse.ie/FeedbackServer/fs.aspx?surveyid=3b2ccfcc8c84e94b44b5a001a51ceed The Government has decided to develop a policy framework for medical card eligibility to take account of medical conditions. The HSE established an expert panel... [read more]


Minister Kathleen Lynch Launches Migraine Website

Migraine
28th November 2013

Minister for Disability, Older People, Equality and Mental Health Kathleen Lynch launched our new website www.migraine.ie on November 27th at European Parliament House in Dublin. Speaking at the event the Minister contextualised the importance of accurate and reliable information being available to patients, saying that technology could help with this. She was followed by the CEO of the Health Research Board Enda Connolly, and by Eibhlin... [read more]


Author Archive

Mindfulness and Relaxation for Migraine

16th October 2015

What is Relaxation Practice? Relaxation is not just about having a holiday or taking a break from our normal routine, although both of those things can lift our mood.  Teaching ourselves to relax means learning ways to reduce our physical tension levels and the emotional worry that goes with being stressed.  Our bodies are built to go through periods of tension and relaxation naturally, and developing a relaxation practice reminds us how... [read more]


Read our submission on chronic migraine and medical card eligibility

17th July 2014

Migraine Association of Ireland Submission on the Development of a Policy Framework for Medical Card Eligibility to Take Account of Medical Conditions The Migraine Association of Ireland The Migraine Association of Ireland (MAI) exists to provide information, support and reassurance to migraine sufferers and those affected by primary headache disorders. The Association aims to empower people and optimise quality of life by creating awareness... [read more]


Managing Migraine

6th July 2014

Managing Migraine Migraine Management Tips Keep a Migraine Diary. A migraine diary helps to identify potential migraine triggers, establish patterns to attacks, and demonstrate the impact of the condition to GPs or other health professionals. Download a Migraine Diary Here Sleep is still one of the best ways to get through an attack, though not always possible. Lying motionless in a quiet dark room for a period is normally... [read more]


Take this important survey on chronic migraine and medical card eligibility

26th June 2014

Chronic Migraine and Medical Card Eligibility Important! Chronic migraine sufferers please take this short HSE survey on medical conditions and medical card eligibility. MAKE YOUR VOICE HEARD:  http://www.hse.ie/FeedbackServer/fs.aspx?surveyid=3b2ccfcc8c84e94b44b5a001a51ceed The Government has decided to develop a policy framework for medical card eligibility to take account of medical conditions. The HSE established an expert panel... [read more]


Minister Kathleen Lynch Launches Migraine Website

Migraine
28th November 2013

Minister for Disability, Older People, Equality and Mental Health Kathleen Lynch launched our new website www.migraine.ie on November 27th at European Parliament House in Dublin. Speaking at the event the Minister contextualised the importance of accurate and reliable information being available to patients, saying that technology could help with this. She was followed by the CEO of the Health Research Board Enda Connolly, and by Eibhlin... [read more]