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# migraine - Thursday 8 August, 2019

Three cups of coffee a day increases your chances of a migraine, according to new research

One to two caffeinated drinks were reported to have no impact on migraine odds but any more than that increased the likelihood of one occurring.

# migraine - Thursday 1 February, 2018

Migraine associated with heart attack, stroke, blood clots and irregular heart rate

Around one billion people worldwide are affected by migraine.

# migraine - Thursday 30 November, 2017

'Real change': Breakthrough drug could halve length of migraine attacks

Half of those who took part in the trial saw the length of their migraine reduce when they took the drug erenumab.

# migraine - Sunday 23 October, 2016

Autumn could be to blame for your worsening migraine

There are approximately half a million people in Ireland who suffer from migraine, described as “a brain malfunction with a headache”.

# migraine - Sunday 18 September, 2016

Want to know how to manage migraine? Here's some advice from an expert

Jane Whelan from the Migraine Association of Ireland gives advice about how to manage and live with migraine.

# migraine - Saturday 17 September, 2016

The search for a cure for migraine - one of the most disabling illnesses in the world

More than half a million people in Ireland suffer from migraine, and this can have a serious impact on their ability to reach their potential.

# migraine - Friday 23 May, 2014

For pregnant women there are 85 different types of headache

Most are benign according to a new study but women should be aware of more serious types.

# migraine - Thursday 24 April, 2014

Debilitating impact of migraine on sufferers is 'not recognised' by people

New drug trials announced in America could bring hope to migraine sufferers.

# migraine - Friday 21 March, 2014

Pharmacists want migraine medicine taken off prescription

Over half a million people in Ireland suffer with migraine headaches.

# migraine - Wednesday 28 September, 2011

Cork GP died after brain surgery and migraine misdiagnosis

Forty-year-old Dr Niamh Long died after complications during brain surgery to treat a serious haemorrhage which was initially diagnosed as migraine.

# migraine - Friday 18 February, 2011

From The Daily Edge Grammys reporter Serene Branson did not suffer a stroke Grammy Awards This post contains videos

Grammys reporter Serene Branson did not suffer a stroke

Doctors say she was experiencing a migraine when she slurred her words live on air at the Grammy Awards.

# migraine - Tuesday 15 February, 2011

Patients experience six-month delays for vital neurological services

A damning Neurological Alliance Ireland report shows that the state of neurological care in Ireland is “grossly inadequate”, says a leading consultant neurologist.