Staring at buildings can give you a migraine – via

According to this article, repetitive patterns in modern structures send our brains into overdrive.  Modern buildings, with their repetitive straight lines, windows, and railings can actually induce migraines because they differ so greatly from nature.  I previously shared an article about the same affect from striped clothing. A research team led by the University of […]

Genetics in Migraine via

While migraine is often triggered by environmental factors such as stress, impaired sleep, and menstruation, recent findings have shed light on the significant genetic influence associated with the disorder according to this article. There is up to a 4-fold increase in risk in people with a first-degree relative affected by migraines, and twin studies have […]

Vitamin D and Headaches: Too Little? Too much?

I came across a headline this morning about the link between vitamin D deficiency and headaches, so I did a quick Google search on the subject.  The first thing that caught my eye were two recent articles with opposite titles. The first, an article from titled “Why a Vitamin D Deficiency May Explain Your Chronic Headaches”, […]

Headache and Migraine Resources

There are lots of great organizations out there that are dedicated to headache and migraine education, research, and support. If you are a sufferer, know someone who is, or are just interested in learning more, you are highly encouraged to check them out. If you believe that we are missing any other great organizations or [...]