I've just found these rather fabulous series of videos featuring Professor Anne MacGregor and Alison Frith, formerly of the National Migraine Centre (formerly the City of London Migraine Clinic.)
This video starts with one of the best and most simple explanations of what actually happens during a migraine attack that I've seen for ages* - and Professor MacGregor and Alison Frith know more about migraine than most people know about... well most things. There are tips and info galore. The videos have been put together by Dr David Kernick, while Headache Champion of the Royal College of General Practitioners.
When you've watched the above video you MUST watch this one which talks about how to treat a migraine attack, MOH and different Tritpans. I'll be sending this link to anyone who asks me about migraines and how to treat them from now on! I think there are about 7 videos in the series.
If you have any type of headache or migraine run (or gently jog) to the National Migraine Centre. You don't need a GP referral and all they ask for is a donation. I'll be writing a more detailed blog about this migraine mecca shortly. I go there myself... what more do you need to know!
In the meantime here is their website. Check it out and give them a call:
*As always there is some debate as to what actually happens, no one really knows, but this is pretty good!
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