Archive for the ‘homeslider’

Food Additives – Aspartame

26th November 2018

No thanks I’m Sweet enough… Do you love sugar? Have you got a sweet tooth? Isn’t it hell when you want to keep to a good diet yet crave sweet stuff? Sugar is one of the things in our diet that we’re all supposed to watch out for. Too much of it can cause us harm, as can too little of it. Most processed food has some form of sugar in it. Most things that end with the letters ‘ose’ denote sugar such as glucose, fructose, lactose, etc,... [read more]


CGRP Update

7th November 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the  fremanezumab-vfrm injection for the preventive treatment of migraine in adults. This is the second anti-CGRP drug to receive approval from the FDA.  The FDA previously approved the Novartis anti-CGRP monthly injection, containing the human monoclonal antibody Erenumab, and this was granted a marketing license in Ireland earlier this year.The Fremanezumab-vfrm... [read more]


Medication Overuse Headache (MOH)

17th September 2018

Medication Overuse Headache (MOH) What is it? Medication Overuse Headache (MOH) is literally what it says on the tin - a headache brought on by the overuse of acute (abortive) medication. It was originally thought to be a primary headache disorder - meaning that it was not caused by an underlying condition; however, the International Headache Society (IHS) has recently changed its status. MOH is now classed as a secondary headache, which... [read more]


Pharmacists! Order a Pharmacy Pack Today

17th September 2018

Free Migraine Pharmacy Packs The Migraine Association of Ireland with the support of Novartis has produced free information packs including posters and information leaflets which are now available to pharmacists. MAI is actively encouraging patients to seek the expert advice of their local pharmacist to better manage their migraine and headache symptoms. We are also highlighting the services and support provided by The Migraine Association... [read more]


Migraine Information for non-English Speakers

19th June 2018

Migraine is a disorder that affects all levels of society, gender, age, socio-economic status and nationality. Ireland has grown into a wonderfully diverse country with people from all over the world living, working, bringing their culture here, and unfortunately suffering from migraine too! It can be hard for non- English speakers to access relevant health information in Ireland and in recognition of that information gap, we have translated... [read more]


Archive for the ‘homeslider’

Food Additives – Aspartame

26th November 2018

No thanks I’m Sweet enough… Do you love sugar? Have you got a sweet tooth? Isn’t it hell when you want to keep to a good diet yet crave sweet stuff? Sugar is one of the things in our diet that we’re all supposed to watch out for. Too much of it can cause us harm, as can too little of it. Most processed food has some form of sugar in it. Most things that end with the letters ‘ose’ denote sugar such as glucose, fructose, lactose, etc,... [read more]


CGRP Update

7th November 2018

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved the  fremanezumab-vfrm injection for the preventive treatment of migraine in adults. This is the second anti-CGRP drug to receive approval from the FDA.  The FDA previously approved the Novartis anti-CGRP monthly injection, containing the human monoclonal antibody Erenumab, and this was granted a marketing license in Ireland earlier this year.The Fremanezumab-vfrm... [read more]


Medication Overuse Headache (MOH)

17th September 2018

Medication Overuse Headache (MOH) What is it? Medication Overuse Headache (MOH) is literally what it says on the tin - a headache brought on by the overuse of acute (abortive) medication. It was originally thought to be a primary headache disorder - meaning that it was not caused by an underlying condition; however, the International Headache Society (IHS) has recently changed its status. MOH is now classed as a secondary headache, which... [read more]


Pharmacists! Order a Pharmacy Pack Today

17th September 2018

Free Migraine Pharmacy Packs The Migraine Association of Ireland with the support of Novartis has produced free information packs including posters and information leaflets which are now available to pharmacists. MAI is actively encouraging patients to seek the expert advice of their local pharmacist to better manage their migraine and headache symptoms. We are also highlighting the services and support provided by The Migraine Association... [read more]


Migraine Information for non-English Speakers

19th June 2018

Migraine is a disorder that affects all levels of society, gender, age, socio-economic status and nationality. Ireland has grown into a wonderfully diverse country with people from all over the world living, working, bringing their culture here, and unfortunately suffering from migraine too! It can be hard for non- English speakers to access relevant health information in Ireland and in recognition of that information gap, we have translated... [read more]