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 […]

78 treatments for migraine

Often it feels like we have tried everything for our migraines. This list may offer some ideas about other treatments available 1,2. The list is split into 2 groups: medicinal treatments and non-medicinal (or complementary) treatments. The lists are ranked alphabetically, not by evidence or effectiveness. Caution: This list is by no means an endorsement […]

5 things you can start today to reduce your migraines

It’s easy to get overwhelmed with what things we should and should not be doing to reduce our migraines. How do you to distinguish fact from fiction? I’ve looked at the results from a few independent surveys, where a combined total of over 10,000 migraine sufferers evaluated their treatments. This is not a perfect sample […]

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 […]