From migraines to IBS, back pain and hair loss, millions of us suffer health problems triggered by stress and anxiety. Here’s how to deal with them?
Nine out of 10 patients who see their GP about headaches have migraines. They affect one in seven people, with an estimated 190,000 attacks each day in the UK. Peter Goadsby, professor of neurology at King’s College London, encourages anyone who gets them to try all available treatments. “Try one for three attacks, and if it doesn’t work then it’s probably never going to. You’ve got to move on to the next one.”