Can consuming excess sugar cause headaches?

Can consuming excess sugar cause headaches?

For some people who experience migraines, sugary foods may be a trigger. Can sugar give you a headache? Both too much and too little sugar can cause a headache. Consuming too much sugar can cause high blood sugar levels (hyperglycaemia). Consuming too little sugar can cause low blood sugar levels (hypoglycaemia). Low blood sugar can […]

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Girls approaching puberty at higher risk of migraine, study finds

  Puberty signals a significant step into adulthood for both boys and girls. It’s when both experience sudden growth spurts, have big changes in their bodies, start getting raging hormones, and in the case of emotions, start thinking the world is against them. But don’t worry, it’s just a phase. Still, puberty is as stressful […]

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Strong link found between chronic headache and back pain

A review of 14 studies found that people with persistent headache or back pain were twice as likely to experience the other disorder as well. Chronic headaches and back pain both appear in the top five causes of years lived with disability. Healthcare professionals often treat the conditions separately, but there is a theory that […]

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Omani lady with recurrent headaches successfully treated by doctors at Wockhardt Hospital

A 35-year-old Omani woman named Fariyal Yusuf, a teacher by occupation, complained of a recurrent headache since childhood was successfully treated at Wockhardt hospital, Mumbai Central. In the month of October 2018, she had visited the hospital with complaints of throbbing headaches associated with nausea, occasional vomiting and intolerance to light and sound. Her symptoms […]

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Too much coffee raises the odds of triggering a migraine headache

Results are consistent even after accounting for daily changes in alcohol intake, stress, sleep, physical activity, and menstruation, although there was some variation evident with oral contraception use. “Based on our study, drinking one or two caffeinated beverages in a day does not appear to be linked to developing a migraine headache, however, three or […]

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#WorldBrainDay: Epilepsy Foundation hosts event to raise awareness on migraine

Today, in order to mark World Brain Day, the Epilepsy Foundation had organised an event to raise awareness about this neurological condition. The event was attended by migraine patients and others. The highlight of the event was a special address from Prof. Tissa Wijeratne, chair, World Brain Day, World Federation of Neurology (WFN). This year, […]

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Weight loss in obese migraine sufferers can improve their quality of life

“If you suffer from migraine headaches and are obese, losing weight will ameliorate the quality of your family and social life as well as your work and school productivity. Your overall quality of life will greatly improve,” said lead study author Claudio Pagano, M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor of internal medicine at the University of […]

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Migraine increases the risk of complications during pregnancy and childbirth

This is documented by an extensive register-based study recently published in the scientific journal Headache and carried out at the Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark. “The study shows that pregnant women with migraine more often have complications in connection with their pregnancy and childbirth than women who don’t […]

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