Changes in hormone levels are a potent trigger for migraine attacks but only less 10% of suffers are classified as having “menstrual migraine”. This can mean that any woman who suffers with migraine has the potential to have an attack around menstruation or at other points in the cycle where hormone levels fluctuate.
Are we all getting more depressed? Depression is the third most common reason for people to visit the GP, with anxiety being the most common psychiatric disorder… Read more “Anxiety and Depression”
Cramping abdominal pains, bloating, diarrhoea or conversely bouts of constipation: these are all common symptoms of Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS). It’s a pretty common problem thought to affect 10-15% of the population with only 10-20% of sufferers ever going to see their GP.
Insomnia affects one third of the UK population. That’s a staggering number of people who suffer with difficulties sleeping. Insomnia is defined as a difficulty getting to… Read more “Sleep”