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# Migraine

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'Some people suffer in silence': Roll-out of new service for headache and migraine patients
The new care pathway will be rolled out across ten sites nationally.
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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 associated with heart attack, stroke, blood clots and irregular heart rate
Around one billion people worldwide are affected by migraine.
'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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
Debilitating impact of migraine on sufferers is 'not recognised' by people
New drug trials announced in America could bring hope to migraine sufferers.
Pharmacists want migraine medicine taken off prescription
Over half a million people in Ireland suffer with migraine headaches.
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.
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.
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.