MIgraine Seminar for Thurles

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The Migraine Association of Ireland (MAI) will hold the first national seminar on ‘Migraine and Sport’ at the Anner Hotel in Thurles on Wednesday 18th September at 7.30pm.

The Migraine Association of Ireland (MAI) will hold the first national seminar on ‘Migraine and Sport’ at the Anner Hotel in Thurles on Wednesday 18th September at 7.30pm.

Dr Edward O’ Sullivan, director of the Cork Migraine/Headache Clinic and medical advisor to the MAI will give a talk entitled ‘Understanding Migraine in a Sporting Context’.

Julie Sugrue, chartered physiotherapist at the Beaumont Hospital multidisciplinary headache clinic will discuss physiotherapy and headache management.

Approximately half a million people in Ireland suffer from migraine and although sports and exercise can be of benefit to a migraine sufferer, they can also trigger migraine attacks in many people.

To register please email: info@migraine.ie or phone 1850-200-378/ 01-8941280.

For more information on migraine visit www.migraine.ie

Migraine is a complex neurological condition which is classified by the World Health Organisation as the 7th most disabling disease worldwide. The Migraine Association of Ireland exists to provide information, support and reassurance to migraine sufferers while seeking further research, better treatments and increased public awareness of the condition.