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Click here to go to the new landing page blog.migrainepal.com Why has MigrainePal’s blog has moved? This is an upgrade to give subscribers a more professional and customised reading experience. Many of you who subscribe to my blog are also WordPress users. I’d like to thank you very much for you support and hope to see […]

How much do you spend on your migraines?

There was one year a few years ago when doing my tax return where I calculated I spent approx $6,500 on doctors, practitioners, therapies and treatments in a single year on migraine (with the receipts to prove it). Migraines are costly. It’s a multi-billion dollar industry for the medical world. And it costs us thousands or more. The […]

Migraine and Headache Awareness Month

This month is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month (#MHAM14) A surprisingly high number of migraineurs (over 50%) still have not been diagnosed by a medical professional. Many also face a stigma as severe as epilepsy for chronic migraine sufferers. So each year in June we focus on pulling together in an effort to raise awareness, lift the stigma […]

Top 5 Tools for Migraines (hint: 4 are free)

Thanks to the tools available today, migraineurs are getting smarter. On the upside it really has never been a better time for migraineurs. Things would have been a lot worse for us 100, 50 or even 10 years ago. The medicine was less developed, less was known about the condition and tools we have today were […]

List of the common and not-so-common migraine causes.

Working out the causes of your migraines can be difficult. Lets be honest, its really difficult. Why? Because you can experience different causes or triggers at different times. Furthermore, its usually a combination of them. Having a combination of different triggers at different times means there are many different scenarios when you might be at […]

Why your migraines will get worse before you get better

I’m sorry to say the overall outlook is not good for the average sufferer. But there is hope. The life sentence of migraines can be prevented. Migraines can be controlled. I’ll share why the outlook is poor for the majority and how you can avoid a lifetime of uncontrollable migraines. According to the World Health […]

Who I saw, what I tried & how I recovered from chronic migraines

Migraines are debilitating and overtime they can be devastating. You could be sitting down with friends for brunch on a Sunday morning enjoying good company and a migraine strikes.  It hits out of nowhere, for no apparent reason. Now you’re forced to excuse yourself and leave in a rush of embarrassment and frustration. You could […]