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Maynooth Patient Seminar – 24th May 2018

15th May 2018

Bookings are now open for our Patient Information Seminar, at The Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare on the 24th of May. Bookings here  or call 01 8941280 to book a place. This seminar will provide you with a comprehensive overview and understanding of migraine and offer you the opportunity to ask questions from one of Ireland's most experienced migraine nurses. The speaker for the evening is Jane Melling who is the migraine... [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]


New Drugs for Migraine on the Way

6th December 2017

Calcitonin gene-related receptor (CGRP) antagonists are the most important medications in advanced stage clinical development for the treatment of both the acute migraine attack and the prevention of frequent attacks. Clinical trials on two of the antibodies have now been published in the New England Journal of Medicine. One antibody, Erenumab made by Novartis, was trialed on 955 patients with episodic migraine. At the start of the... [read more]


Migraine Diary

2nd August 2017

The Migraine Diary is a simple but effective way of managing your migraine. A migraine diary can help you to establish certain patterns in your attacks. Perhaps you get most of your headaches at weekends or perhaps every time you are presented with deadlines at work or at home. These examples would be quite easy to notice but most people's headaches are not as easy to predict. Our Migraine Diary 2017 has been revamped with improvements to... [read more]


Migraine Book

7th April 2017

Our book, Migraine Not Just Another Headache, is now available to buy from local bookshops and from our website.  Written by experts, this book describes the role of the GP, nurse, pharmacist, paediatrician, physiotherapist and psychologist in the treatment of migraine. It advises about the management of migraine in the home, at school, in the sports centre and workplace. It gives crucial information from neurology and from specialist... [read more]


Archive for the ‘homeslider’

Maynooth Patient Seminar – 24th May 2018

15th May 2018

Bookings are now open for our Patient Information Seminar, at The Glenroyal Hotel, Maynooth, Co. Kildare on the 24th of May. Bookings here  or call 01 8941280 to book a place. This seminar will provide you with a comprehensive overview and understanding of migraine and offer you the opportunity to ask questions from one of Ireland's most experienced migraine nurses. The speaker for the evening is Jane Melling who is the migraine... [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]


New Drugs for Migraine on the Way

6th December 2017

Calcitonin gene-related receptor (CGRP) antagonists are the most important medications in advanced stage clinical development for the treatment of both the acute migraine attack and the prevention of frequent attacks. Clinical trials on two of the antibodies have now been published in the New England Journal of Medicine. One antibody, Erenumab made by Novartis, was trialed on 955 patients with episodic migraine. At the start of the... [read more]


Migraine Diary

2nd August 2017

The Migraine Diary is a simple but effective way of managing your migraine. A migraine diary can help you to establish certain patterns in your attacks. Perhaps you get most of your headaches at weekends or perhaps every time you are presented with deadlines at work or at home. These examples would be quite easy to notice but most people's headaches are not as easy to predict. Our Migraine Diary 2017 has been revamped with improvements to... [read more]


Migraine Book

7th April 2017

Our book, Migraine Not Just Another Headache, is now available to buy from local bookshops and from our website.  Written by experts, this book describes the role of the GP, nurse, pharmacist, paediatrician, physiotherapist and psychologist in the treatment of migraine. It advises about the management of migraine in the home, at school, in the sports centre and workplace. It gives crucial information from neurology and from specialist... [read more]