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  • Rare Migraine - Migraine
    Migraine Prophylaxis Options in Migraine Prophylaxis Chronic Daily Headache Cluster Headache Health Professional Training Children Teenagers Children s Website Diagnosing Migraine in Children Headache in Children Migraine Triggers in Children Prevention Management Migraine at School Migraine and the Leaving Cert Other Headache Chronic Daily Headache Chronic Tension Headache Chronic Transformed Migraine Medication Overuse Headache Other Primary Headache Sinus Headache Benign Exertional Headache Ice Cream Headache Caffeine Withdrawal Headache Tension Headache Cluster Headaches THE MIGRAINE Association Of Ireland Providing information support and reassurance to migraine sufferers and those with other headache disorders THE MIGRAINE Association Of Ireland Providing information support and reassurance to migraine sufferers and those with other headache disorders Latest News Latest News and Research from the Migraine World 17th July 2014 Read our submission on chronic migraine and medical card eligibility 14th July 2014 Loss of funding may cost MAI one third of staff 26th June 2014 Take this important survey on chronic migraine and medical card eligibility View All News Become a Member Sign up or Log in Events Upcoming Events from the MAI No events View All Events Home Other Headache Rare Migraine Rare Migraine Home Other Headache Rare Migraine Rare Migraine Donate Now Will you help us to continue our work We are only too aware of the devastating impact migraine can have upon a person s life There are half a million migraine sufferers in Ireland and we cannot reach them all without your support Please note that no fundraised money goes towards salaries Below are some of the things your donations will allow us to do Update and reprint our information leaflets Provide training to health professionals Organise migraine information evenings Reprint our migraine diary which is so important for so many people Maintain our helpline Make a Donation Contact Details Tel 353

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  • Other Headache - Migraine
    Other Headache More From This Section Cluster Headaches Cluster Headaches Cluster headache is a rare but very severe type of headache that affects less than 1 of the population It is six times more commonly found in men than women and usually begins in the late twenties or early thirties Attacks read more Chronic Daily Headache Chronic Daily Headache CDH is any headache that occurs on 15 days of the month or more and lasts at least four hours It affects about 4 5 of the population and is believed to be becoming more widespread Like migraine CDH can significantly read more Rare Migraine read more Other Primary Headache read more Tension Headache Tension headache is the most common type of headache Experts estimate that nearly 90 of women and about 70 of men experience tension headaches at some point in their lives Tension headaches can be caused by stress poor posture or read more Medication Overuse Headache Medication Overuse Headache MOH is caused by the overuse of medication usually analgesics such as paracetamol aspirin ibuprofen or codeine It can however also occur through the overuse of migraine specific Triptan drugs The headaches read more Chronic Tension Headache People with chronic tension type headache usually have a history of ordinary tension headaches It is similar to a tension headache except it occurs on at least 15 days per month It is frequently provoked by ongoing stress or other emotional read more Chronic Transformed Migraine Chronic migraine is diagnosed if you have migraine on 15 or more days a month over a period of at least six months As time passes some people with migraine may begin to experience additional or almost daily headache As the frequency increases read more Home Other Headache Other Headache More From This Section Cluster Headaches Cluster Headaches Cluster headache is a rare but very severe type of headache that affects less than 1 of the population It is six times more commonly found in men than women and usually begins in the late twenties or early thirties Attacks read more Chronic Daily Headache Chronic Daily Headache CDH is any headache that occurs on 15 days of the month or more and lasts at least four hours It affects about 4 5 of the population and is believed to be becoming more widespread Like migraine CDH can significantly read more Rare Migraine read more Other Primary Headache read more Tension Headache Tension headache is the most common type of headache Experts estimate that nearly 90 of women and about 70 of men experience tension headaches at some point in their lives Tension headaches can be caused by stress poor posture or read more Medication Overuse Headache Medication Overuse Headache MOH is caused by the overuse of medication usually analgesics such as paracetamol aspirin ibuprofen or codeine It can however also occur through the overuse of migraine specific Triptan drugs The headaches read more Chronic Tension Headache People with chronic tension type headache usually have a history

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  • Chronic Daily Headache - Migraine
    support and reassurance to migraine sufferers and those with other headache disorders THE MIGRAINE Association Of Ireland Providing information support and reassurance to migraine sufferers and those with other headache disorders Latest News Latest News and Research from the Migraine World 17th July 2014 Read our submission on chronic migraine and medical card eligibility 14th July 2014 Loss of funding may cost MAI one third of staff 26th June 2014 Take this important survey on chronic migraine and medical card eligibility View All News Become a Member Sign up or Log in Events Upcoming Events from the MAI No events View All Events Home Other Headache Chronic Daily Headache Chronic Daily Headache Chronic Daily Headache CDH is any headache that occurs on 15 days of the month or more and lasts at least four hours It affects about 4 5 of the population and is believed to be becoming more widespread Like migraine CDH can significantly affect an individual s ability to function within the family in society and in the workplace There are three main types of CDH Chronic Tension H eadache Chronic Transformed Migraine Medication Overuse Headache Home Other Headache Chronic Daily Headache Chronic Daily Headache Chronic Daily Headache CDH is any headache that occurs on 15 days of the month or more and lasts at least four hours It affects about 4 5 of the population and is believed to be becoming more widespread Like migraine CDH can significantly affect an individual s ability to function within the family in society and in the workplace There are three main types of CDH Chronic Tension H eadache Chronic Transformed Migraine Medication Overuse Headache Donate Now Will you help us to continue our work We are only too aware of the devastating impact migraine can have upon a person

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  • Chronic Tension Headache - Migraine
    Headache Other Primary Headache Sinus Headache Benign Exertional Headache Ice Cream Headache Caffeine Withdrawal Headache Tension Headache Cluster Headaches THE MIGRAINE Association Of Ireland Providing information support and reassurance to migraine sufferers and those with other headache disorders THE MIGRAINE Association Of Ireland Providing information support and reassurance to migraine sufferers and those with other headache disorders Latest News Latest News and Research from the Migraine World 17th July 2014 Read our submission on chronic migraine and medical card eligibility 14th July 2014 Loss of funding may cost MAI one third of staff 26th June 2014 Take this important survey on chronic migraine and medical card eligibility View All News Become a Member Sign up or Log in Events Upcoming Events from the MAI No events View All Events Home Other Headache Chronic Tension Headache Chronic Tension Headache People with chronic tension type headache usually have a history of ordinary tension headaches It is similar to a tension headache except it occurs on at least 15 days per month It is frequently provoked by ongoing stress or other emotional factors such as job conflicts family relationships grief or depression Home Other Headache Chronic Tension Headache Chronic Tension Headache People with chronic tension type headache usually have a history of ordinary tension headaches It is similar to a tension headache except it occurs on at least 15 days per month It is frequently provoked by ongoing stress or other emotional factors such as job conflicts family relationships grief or depression Donate Now Will you help us to continue our work We are only too aware of the devastating impact migraine can have upon a person s life There are half a million migraine sufferers in Ireland and we cannot reach them all without your support Please note that no fundraised money

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  • Chronic (Transformed) Migraine - Migraine
    THE MIGRAINE Association Of Ireland Providing information support and reassurance to migraine sufferers and those with other headache disorders Latest News Latest News and Research from the Migraine World 17th July 2014 Read our submission on chronic migraine and medical card eligibility 14th July 2014 Loss of funding may cost MAI one third of staff 26th June 2014 Take this important survey on chronic migraine and medical card eligibility View All News Become a Member Sign up or Log in Events Upcoming Events from the MAI No events View All Events Home Other Headache Chronic Transformed Migraine Chronic Transformed Migraine Chronic migraine is diagnosed if you have migraine on 15 or more days a month over a period of at least six months As time passes some people with migraine may begin to experience additional or almost daily headache As the frequency increases the headache pain and other symptoms associated with migraine become milder but may also become less responsive to treatment People will usually experience more typical breakthrough migraine attacks on top of the new milder background headache Depression and irregular sleeping are other effects of chronic migraine Home Other Headache Chronic Transformed Migraine Chronic Transformed Migraine Chronic migraine is diagnosed if you have migraine on 15 or more days a month over a period of at least six months As time passes some people with migraine may begin to experience additional or almost daily headache As the frequency increases the headache pain and other symptoms associated with migraine become milder but may also become less responsive to treatment People will usually experience more typical breakthrough migraine attacks on top of the new milder background headache Depression and irregular sleeping are other effects of chronic migraine Donate Now Will you help us to continue our work We are only

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  • Medication Overuse Headache - Migraine
    Overuse Headache Medication Overuse Headache MOH is caused by the overuse of medication usually analgesics such as paracetamol aspirin ibuprofen or codeine It can however also occur through the overuse of migraine specific Triptan drugs The headaches are characterised by a near constant low intensity pain Sufferers usually have a history of tension headache or migraine that becomes more frequent and severe over time Taking medication temporarily eases the pain but when the effect wears off the headache returns and over time people begin to take more and more medication It can be easy to fall into a vicious cycle of taking medication for a headache which is itself caused by medication It is not easy to break the cycle and you shoud consult your doctor for help in withdrawing from the offending medication Withdrawal may result in worsening headaches nausea and anxiety for one to two weeks However it is the only cure Some health professionals will suggest a tapering down of the amount of medication taken and a more gradual withdrawal As over 40 of MOH sufferers relapse it is important that you seek help and support Home Other Headache Medication Overuse Headache Medication Overuse Headache Medication Overuse Headache MOH is caused by the overuse of medication usually analgesics such as paracetamol aspirin ibuprofen or codeine It can however also occur through the overuse of migraine specific Triptan drugs The headaches are characterised by a near constant low intensity pain Sufferers usually have a history of tension headache or migraine that becomes more frequent and severe over time Taking medication temporarily eases the pain but when the effect wears off the headache returns and over time people begin to take more and more medication It can be easy to fall into a vicious cycle of taking medication for

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  • Other Primary Headache - Migraine
    MAI No events View All Events Home Other Headache Other Primary Headache Other Primary Headache More From This Section Sinus Headache Sinus Headache A sinus headache is a headache caused by a clogged sinus cavity that is sometimes confused with migraine When a sinus becomes inflamed usually as the result of an allergic reaction or an infection the result is a deep dull ache read more Benign Exertional Headache Benign exertional headache is brought on by intense physical exercise including sexual activity Pain is moderate to severe and generally lasts from a few minutes to an read more Caffeine Withdrawal Headache A throbbing headache caused by the dilation of the blood vessels once the constrictive effects of caffeine are no longer present It can occur about twelve hours after the last cup of coffee was consumed and is often experienced at read more Ice Cream Headache A pain condition in the roof of the mouth caused by eating ice cream or other cold food too quickly Many migraine sufferers can recall experiencing this early in childhood long before their migraine was diagnosed Ice cream headache is thought read more Home Other Headache Other Primary Headache Other Primary Headache More From This Section Sinus Headache Sinus Headache A sinus headache is a headache caused by a clogged sinus cavity that is sometimes confused with migraine When a sinus becomes inflamed usually as the result of an allergic reaction or an infection the result is a deep dull ache read more Benign Exertional Headache Benign exertional headache is brought on by intense physical exercise including sexual activity Pain is moderate to severe and generally lasts from a few minutes to an read more Caffeine Withdrawal Headache A throbbing headache caused by the dilation of the blood vessels once the constrictive effects of

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  • Sinus Headache - Migraine
    headache disorders Latest News Latest News and Research from the Migraine World 17th July 2014 Read our submission on chronic migraine and medical card eligibility 14th July 2014 Loss of funding may cost MAI one third of staff 26th June 2014 Take this important survey on chronic migraine and medical card eligibility View All News Become a Member Sign up or Log in Events Upcoming Events from the MAI No events View All Events Home Other Headache Other Primary Headache Sinus Headache Sinus Headache Sinus Headache A sinus headache is a headache caused by a clogged sinus cavity that is sometimes confused with migraine When a sinus becomes inflamed usually as the result of an allergic reaction or an infection the result is a deep dull ache in the face and adjacent areas of the head Like migraine the pain may be aggravated by movement If your headache is truly caused by a sinus blockage you will probably have other symptoms such as fever nasal discharge ear sensations and or facial swelling An x ray will confirm a sinus blockage Antihistamines or antibiotics are used to treat sinus headaches Home Other Headache Other Primary Headache Sinus Headache Sinus Headache Sinus Headache A sinus headache is a headache caused by a clogged sinus cavity that is sometimes confused with migraine When a sinus becomes inflamed usually as the result of an allergic reaction or an infection the result is a deep dull ache in the face and adjacent areas of the head Like migraine the pain may be aggravated by movement If your headache is truly caused by a sinus blockage you will probably have other symptoms such as fever nasal discharge ear sensations and or facial swelling An x ray will confirm a sinus blockage Antihistamines or antibiotics are used

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