How do I know if I suffer from migraines?
If you have developed/are developing a headache, and two or more of the symptoms from the prodrome symptoms list match your current state, it is likely that you could be experiencing a migraine.
My mum/dad has suffered from migraines all her/his life. Does this mean I will be affected?
Experts believe that there is definitely a genetic predisposition to migraines and of the families that suffer from this condition, the children will be susceptible.
What are abortive medications?
Abortive medications aim to halt the pain of a headache once it has begun. By doing so, other symptoms (such as nausea, light sensitivity, etc.) will also hopefully be avoided. Speak to us if you’d like to find out what abortive medications are available to you.
Which painkillers have the potential to prompt rebound headaches?
When painkillers are taken every so often, in small amounts, they can be very effective. However, if consumed in a large enough quantity they have the potential to cause rebound headaches. This is in fact so common that generic painkillers are literally the most likely culprits for causing rebound headaches.
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