Migraine and Sleep

15nov6:00 pm7:00 pmMigraine and SleepSleep is very important to migraine health. But too little or too much can disrupt and trigger attacks. Migraine in turn can disrupt sleep, leading a person into a vicious circle

Event Details

We are delighted to welcome Dr. Judith Owens MD, MPH, who will speak to us about the importance of sleep and the role it plays in Migraine.

Topics covered may include

  • Why sleep is so important
  • What happens in our bodies during sleep
  • How our sleep effects our migraine and vice versa

Dr. Judith Owens is a senior faculty member at the Pediatric Sleep Center at Boston Children’s Hospital in Massachusetts and a professor of neurology at Harvard Medical School. She is an internationally recognized authority on pediatric sleep and the author of over 175 original research and review articles in peer-reviewed journals, chapters, and books on the topic.

Her research interests focus on the neurobehavioral and health consequences of sleep problems in adolescents, including the role of school start times, sleep health education, and the cultural and psychosocial issues that impact sleep. She is currently president of the International Pediatric Sleep Association.

With thanks to the HSE CHO 6 Dún Laoghaire for the funding for this event.


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15 November 2023 6:00 pm - 7:00 pm(GMT+01:00)