The Migraine Association of Ireland (MAI) will be in store on January 12th between 11:30am and 2:30pm to provide information and answer any questions that you may have in relation to migraines.
It has been estimated that there are at least 500,000 migraine sufferers in Ireland today. Migraines are commonly associated with symptoms such as an intense throbbing headache worsened by movement, nausea, sensitivity to light, noise and smells, neck and shoulder stiffness and blurred vision. However, migraines can have many different symptoms depending on the form in which it takes.
The MAI is a registered charity consisting of people who suffer with migraines and other headache disorders along with members of their families. The association is a member of the World Headache Alliance (WHA), the European Headache Alliance (EHA) and the Neurological Association of Ireland (NAI) among others. Their aims are to:
- Provide information and support to migraine sufferers and their families
- Create awareness of the condition and promote the education of migraines
- Encourage research and treatment of migraine and headache related disorders
- Seek improved services for sufferers around the country
If you have any questions, pop in store and we will be more than happy to help you.