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.
Medication overuse headache happens when people take painkillers too often to treat a migraine and can actually cause more headaches instead of treating them.
Triggers can be internal or external and are essentially any change or event which causes a migraine to occur.
So you’ve established you suffer with migraine. So what do you do?
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