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Name Migraine
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Symptoms of Migraine

Migraine is a debilitating neurological condition, which often strikes without warning. It affects different people in different ways, but common symptoms include an intense, throbbing headache (usually on one-side of the head), sensitivity to light and noise, nausea or vomiting. Visual disturbances, or aura, are also common.

see also Cluster Headaches

Types  
Useful national contacts

The Migraine Trust (Migraine Action is merging with the Migraine Trust: the process is expected to be completed by September 2018)
Tel: 020 7631 6970
Link opens in new window www.migrainetrust.org


National Migraine Centre
Tel. 020 7251 3322
Link opens in new window www.migraineclinic.org.uk

Online resources Cochrane Evidence: Acupuncture for preventing migraine attacks
Link opens in new window https://tinyurl.com/ydxsosge
Migraine Action Adventure (for children and young people)
Tel: 0116 275 8317
Link opens in new window www.migraineadventure.org.uk
Migraine Action Explorers (for children and young people)
Link opens in new window www.migraineexplorers.org.uk

Migraine Action Network (for children and young people)
Link opens in new window www.migrainenetwork.org.uk


News and Events

 

Our resources

Migraine : Understanding and coping with Migraine by Ann Rush The library at The Brain Charity has a range of resources on Migraine and on a wide range of disability-related issues.

Visit our library to read Migraine : Understanding and coping with Migraine by Ann Rush. Or have a look in your local library for this book.