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  • billy replied to the topic Silent Migraines in the forum Health 2 years, 1 month ago

    I’ve had them, jagged colourful patterns in my eyes but no other symptoms. No pain, no dizziness, no nausea, but can last for a good two hours. The cure for me is just to go and sit or lie in half-darkness and wait.

    The trigger is a flash of sunlight, usually reflected off a window as it is opened or closed.

    The first time I remember this…[Read more]

  • “The UK operates border controls in France and Belgium. This allows Border Force officers to check passengers and freight destined for the UK before they begin their journey.”

    @elly And this will still be the case after March next year?

  • I suffer with insomnia, so I can empathise! It’s a struggle.
    Have you heard of sleep hygiene? It’s about routine, going to bed and waking up at the same time, no matter what. Bed is strictly for sleeping and not watching TV etc. No caffeine, alcohol or smoking before bed. I am also prescribed zopiclone but promethazine (you can get over the…[Read more]

  • Oh dear, none of those substitutions sounds useful! I shop with Ocado and the order rarely has substitutions or is late, I can recommend them highly.