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Novartis Announces EU Approval of Erenumab

Migraine
31st July 2018

The Migraine Association of Ireland welcomes today's news that the EU Commission has granted a marketing authorisation for the drug Erenumab in the EU.  Erenumab is primarily prescribed for the prevention of migraine in adults who are suffering from chronic refractory migraine, i.e. migraine which occurs 10-14 days per month and which has not responded to treatment with other preventatives. Erenumab can be self administered or administered by... [read more]


Migraine on Holiday

25th June 2018

Migraine on Holiday! Migraine or any other kind of headache can attack whenever it likes and when you least expect it. On holiday we try to unwind, do something we normally wouldn't do and have a great time doing it. Unfortunately for migraine sufferers this is sometimes easier said than done. There are a number of reasons experts think holiday headaches occur; 1 - Routine - We're out of our routine. Many people... [read more]


Patient Information Evening, Louth, 26th April

9th April 2018

This seminar is presented by Dr Raeburn Forbes - a practising neurologist from Northern Ireland and one of Ireland's leading migraine and headache experts. Dr. Forbes is author of The Billionaire's Book of Headaches and the accompanying free online headache self management course, an innovative online course to help you better understand and manage your migraines. "What you will read here is what I tell my own patients. Many people with... [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]


Medication Overuse Headache (MOH)

14th March 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]


Archive for the ‘Uncategorized’

Novartis Announces EU Approval of Erenumab

Migraine
31st July 2018

The Migraine Association of Ireland welcomes today's news that the EU Commission has granted a marketing authorisation for the drug Erenumab in the EU.  Erenumab is primarily prescribed for the prevention of migraine in adults who are suffering from chronic refractory migraine, i.e. migraine which occurs 10-14 days per month and which has not responded to treatment with other preventatives. Erenumab can be self administered or administered by... [read more]


Migraine on Holiday

25th June 2018

Migraine on Holiday! Migraine or any other kind of headache can attack whenever it likes and when you least expect it. On holiday we try to unwind, do something we normally wouldn't do and have a great time doing it. Unfortunately for migraine sufferers this is sometimes easier said than done. There are a number of reasons experts think holiday headaches occur; 1 - Routine - We're out of our routine. Many people... [read more]


Patient Information Evening, Louth, 26th April

9th April 2018

This seminar is presented by Dr Raeburn Forbes - a practising neurologist from Northern Ireland and one of Ireland's leading migraine and headache experts. Dr. Forbes is author of The Billionaire's Book of Headaches and the accompanying free online headache self management course, an innovative online course to help you better understand and manage your migraines. "What you will read here is what I tell my own patients. Many people with... [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]


Medication Overuse Headache (MOH)

14th March 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]