Migraine, Sleep and Snoring – Dr Nazeli Manukyan 18 April 2019

As headache specialists we frequently see patients with sleep disorders. We aim to educate migraine sufferers about the importance of sleep routine. We know that migraineurs are sensitive to changes in the brain’s biological clock which controls sleep and wakefulness cycle. Migraine can be triggered by too much or too little sleep. But sleep can […]

Chocolate: friend or foe? By Dr Nazeli Manukyan 18 April 2019

It’s Easter!  the time for chocolate Easter eggs.. but are you afraid that might trigger a migraine?   A link between cocoa products and migraine headaches will be familiar to many migraine sufferers. It has also been the subject of scientific investigation as far back as 1974. There must be worse ways to contribute to […]

Stress and Migraine 18 April 2019

Oh, it’s probably just stress! Migraine sufferers are often told “oh, it’s probably just stress!” This annoying dismissal of the impact of this complex, genetic neurological disorder may be frustrating but is also partially true.   How does stress affect migraine? We know that the biochemical changes of the body’s response to stress can be […]