Here we have gathered some of our fact sheets about headaches and migraine. These are primarily aimed at the general public and provide general information about the topics concerned. You might want to print these out and give these to your patients.
In addition to these we also have drug information fact sheets for medical professionals, which are available on request.
This looks at what migraine is, which are the most common triggers and gives you some advice on what you can do about it.
Explains how hormonal change can trigger attacks and what can be done to prevent them.
What is menstrual migraine and how is it treated.
Explains the relation between different contraceptive methods and migraine.
Sets out the key points about food (and drink) and migraine.
The best way to prevent and effectively treat migraine is to address your triggers. These range from irregular sleep patterns to dehydration. Learn more here.
An introduction to the use of Botox for the prevention of chronic migraine.
How pregnancy and breastfeeding affect your migraines and how to treat them.
How to deal with migraine in children and adolescents, including diagnoses and advice on how to manage it.
Information on children suffering from migraine, triggers for migraine attacks and the management of migraine.
What it is, how it works, the procedure, the side effects and the benefits.
How much is too much? Information on avoiding ‘rebound headaches’ by taking too many painkillers.
What it is, what causes it and what can be done to prevent it.
Information about these severe headaches, with a home oxygen order form (HOOF) attached.
Information on what migraine is, including types and symptoms, and an introduction to treatments
Information on different brain scans, what they show, who needs them, the risks and the costs.