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  • Migraine - THE MIGRAINE ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND
    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 IMPORTANT Letter to your TD on Loss of Disability Funding Please Donate to MAI by Text Message Managing Migraine Migraine in the Workplace Migraine Specialist Clinics IMPORTANT Letter to your TD on Loss of Disability Funding Please Donate to MAI by Text Message Managing Migraine Migraine in the Workplace Migraine Specialist Clinics IMPORTANT Letter to your TD on Loss of Disability Funding Please Donate to MAI by Text Message Managing Migraine Migraine in the Workplace Migraine Specialist Clinics IMPORTANT Letter to your TD on Loss of Disability Funding Please Donate to MAI by Text Message Managing Migraine Migraine in the Workplace Migraine Specialist Clinics 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 Your support will help us greatly Please join the MAI and receive Access to the Members section of the website A pack of information leaflets discussing various aspects of migraine Quarterly BrainStorm newsletter Sign up or Log in Events Upcoming Events from the MAI No events View All Events 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

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  • Migraine - THE MIGRAINE ASSOCIATION OF IRELAND
    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 IMPORTANT Letter to your TD on Loss of Disability Funding Please Donate to MAI by Text Message Managing Migraine Migraine in the Workplace Migraine Specialist Clinics IMPORTANT Letter to your TD on Loss of Disability Funding Please Donate to MAI by Text Message Managing Migraine Migraine in the Workplace Migraine Specialist Clinics IMPORTANT Letter to your TD on Loss of Disability Funding Please Donate to MAI by Text Message Managing Migraine Migraine in the Workplace Migraine Specialist Clinics IMPORTANT Letter to your TD on Loss of Disability Funding Please Donate to MAI by Text Message Managing Migraine Migraine in the Workplace Migraine Specialist Clinics 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 Your support will help us greatly Please join the MAI and receive Access to the Members section of the website A pack of information leaflets discussing various aspects of migraine Quarterly BrainStorm newsletter Sign up or Log in Events Upcoming Events from the MAI No events View All Events 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

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  • Migraine and Me - for Kids with Migraine
    migraine and think that they have tummy aches or eye problems To find out if you might have migraine click here What happens to your brain during a migraine What s a trigger find out Sleep or being spun around in a circle Which is the best cure for you find out About Us The Migraine Association of Ireland MAI is a registered charity dedicated to improving the quality of

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  • Migraine and Me - A Guide for Parents
    type of migraine is known as Migraine without Aura Symptoms include an intense throbbing headache usually on one side of the head The headache may be worsened by movement or routine physical activity In many cases there is nausea and sometimes vomiting as well as sensitivities to bright light loud noise or strong smells About 20 of migraineurs will suffer from Migraine with Aura As well as the previous symptoms sufferers can experience a range of sensory disturbances before the headache begins lasting about 20 60 minutes The disturbances are usually visual e g blind spots flashing lights or zig zag patterns There can also be pins and needles slurred speech confusion loss of coordination etc However migraine in children is more difficult to diagnose as the most common symptom the headache is often not present Instead symptoms such as stomachache loss of appetite nausea and vomiting flushing fatigue and dizziness may be the major part of a child s attack This is known as Abdominal Migraine and it can evolve into more typical migraine after puberty The abdominal pain can be dull sore or intense and is usually located around the middle of the abdomen in the navel area Also if there is a family history of migraine it is more likely that the child will have migraine This is a key question for diagnosis Motion sickness can also be a sign Keep a list of symptoms in the migraine diary As there is no test for migraine the doctor will depend on a detailed history taking to make a diagnosis Are there particular triggers for migraine that I should make sure my child avoids Trigger factors are implicated in about 40 of migraine attacks However these vary for each individual It is impossible for a child to avoid all possible triggers so complete avoidance is not recommended Instead you should work with your child in keeping a Migraine Diary to try to identify a pattern of triggers associated with each attack There are however some basic steps you can take that shouldn t have too great an impact on the child s life Ensure that they do not miss meals try to establish a routine encourage exercise once not excessive make sure that their study space is comfortable and well lit discourage over use of computer games and television and watch out for stressful situations that may arise at school My child is missing a lot of school What can I do If your child has been diagnosed with migraine the school should be alerted This means that they can be ready to help in the event of an attack and will also be more understanding in relation to the child missing days If your teenager is taking exams then the Reasonable Accommodations Section of the State Exams Commission can put arrangements in place to help A referral letter from the child s doctor should be sent to the school in advance For more information you can visit

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  • Migraine and Me - A Guide for Teachers
    trigger migraine so keep the student seated away from direct sunlight or reflections from the white black board Stress can be a trigger so keep an eye on the student s relationships with others their emotional state before exams etc Ensure a good relationship with the student and their parents so that you are aware of how you should act when an attack strikes and the impact the condition has on the child You should also inform the parents of any reasonable accommodations that can be made if the child is taking exams www examinations ie How will I recognise a migraine attack Migraine is an unseen condition there are often no visible symptoms However just before an attack the child may appear pale or flushed with dark circles under their eyes Be on alert if the child Complains of a headache Complains of a tummy ache and is nauseous or vomiting Is affected by light glare Is suddenly fatigued Becomes dizzy and uncoordinated In many cases the student will also go through what s known as a Prodromal Phase this is the precursor to the attack and can feature warning signs like yawning cravings sudden tiredness etc What do I do if a student has an attack Bring the student to a quiet dark room and allow them to lie down A hot towel or cold compress can help ease the pain Ask the student if they carry a Migraine ID card this will list their medications Paracetamol can be taken once the child is not allergic Call the student s parents if you are worried or need them to clarify any issues regarding medication In many cases the student will have to be taken home as attacks can last more than 24 hours VISIT WWW MIGRAINE IE FOR

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  • What Causes Migraine in Kids?
    to keep a migraine diary You can find one here Write down everything you can think of about the day of your migraine attack and maybe a day or two before Take note of what you ate the weather how many hours sleep you got if there was anything happening at school like a test or if you were going to a birthday party or on a trip If you keep your diary for 3 or 4 migraine attacks you might start to see that the same things happen every time you get a migraine Maybe it comes every time you have a fizzy drink or every time you play your computer games for more than 2 hours Here are a list of triggers for many young people with migraine view triggers About Us The Migraine Association of Ireland MAI is a registered charity dedicated to improving the quality of life of the 12 15 of our population who suffer from migraine The Association provides information support and reassurance to migraine sufferers and those with other headache disorders Information is also on offer to the families and friends of migraineurs and to medical professionals Contact Us Tel 00 353 1

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  • What can help Kids with Migraine in their Home?
    15 of our population who suffer from migraine The Association provides information support and reassurance to migraine sufferers and those with other headache disorders Information is also on offer to the families and friends of migraineurs and to medical professionals Contact Us Tel 00 353 1 8941280 Fax 00 353 1 8022044 Callsave Helpline 1850 200 378 ROI or 0844 826 9323 NI Specialist Nurse Advice line 00 353 1

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  • What can Kids do about Migraine at School?
    15 of our population who suffer from migraine The Association provides information support and reassurance to migraine sufferers and those with other headache disorders Information is also on offer to the families and friends of migraineurs and to medical professionals Contact Us Tel 00 353 1 8941280 Fax 00 353 1 8022044 Callsave Helpline 1850 200 378 ROI or 0844 826 9323 NI Specialist Nurse Advice line 00 353 1

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