Dr Martin Ruttledge launching the Migraine Quick Reference Guide, which he co-authored. Photograph:   Nick Bradshaw

About 750,000 people in Ireland suffer from migraine and the statistics are becoming “worse and worse”, a leading consultant neurologist has said. Dr(...)

Mark Nother  was diagnosed with New Daily Persistent Headache, a relatively rare chronic pain condition for which there is no known cause, no effective treatment and currently no real relief

Mark Nother will never forget the afternoon of Friday, September 26th, 2008. At 2.40pm he was struck out of the blue by a severe headache which has ne(...)

‘Since turning chronic, I’ve not had one totally pain-free day in about four years, not a single 24-hour period.’ Photograph: Thinkstock

We’ve all had a thumping headache at one time or another. It’s irritating and painful, but nothing that can’t be fixed without too much stress. Howeve(...)