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Migraines are such a headache

We are constantly absorbing medical research at The Arch Clinic and one subject particularly close to our hearts is migraines.  It’s a widespread condition with debilitating consequences, but one we treat daily with great results – so let’s talk migraines.

The sheer unpleasantness of a migraine

20 years.  That’s the average length of time that patients suffer with migraines in their lives according to one study.

Did you know that our guts and our brains talk to each other?

Have you ever had butterflies in your stomach when you were excited or nervous?  Perhaps you had a “gut feeling” that helped you form an opinion?  There’s a physical reason for this…

Your gut and brain are physically connected through millions of nerves, the best known of which is the vagus nerve – the longest nerve originating from the brain: an information superhighway.

Where did that hour go?

The clocks changed on Sunday as British Summer Time (BST) began.  We’ve all been looking forward to the longer days with the promise of chilled white wine on the patio after work… but there’s no denying it, many of us are finding this week tough because BST messes with our body clock.  Some studies suggest that the 1-hour time change can trigger some pretty serious issues.  Let’s have a quick look at some of them.

Best Actress Oscar Winner reveals the power of hypnotherapy

“It’s genuinely quite stressful…” Olivia Colman uttered as she began her acceptance speech for her Best Actress Oscar last week.  It’s fair to say that many of us up on that stage, having to find the words at that time, would also feel exactly the same.  But those words ring especially true when you learn something else about this Oscar winning actress…