Migraine – so much more than a bad headache
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Migraine – so much more than a bad headache

Erin Dean Health journalist

Risk factors for migraine – including workplace stress, lack of breaks and hormone changes – are part of everyday life for many nurses, but these can be minimised

Stiffness and pain creeping up Margaret Trevor’s neck are generally the first warnings for the care home nurse that a migraine is beginning. For her, this often means three days in bed in a darkened room, with searing pain, nausea and an aversion to light.

Nursing Standard. 37, 4, 25-27. doi: 10.7748/ns.37.4.25.s14

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