Karen Evennett on Health, Wellbeing and Medicine

What’s causing your headaches?

It’s shocking to think that migraine – affecting one in seven people in the UK – costs the nation more than £2billion a year. But even more astounding is the realisation that many of these frequent sufferers are inadvertently causing their migraines through their own efforts to treat the problem! My feature for Prima magazine explains how taking painkillers on more than 15 days a month can cause Medication Overuse Headache. Find out more about other causes of your headaches, and how best to treat them, here.


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