Migraine Group at The Brain Charity

Hi, my name is Kim and, after having an ischaemic stroke at age 33 in 2006, I suffer from Chronic and Hemiplegic Migraine.  Migraine is a very serious neurological condition which can have a severe impact on a person's normal daily life. Hemiplegic Migraine causes paralysis on one or both sides of the body and mimics the signs of stroke and it can, in some really serious cases, actually cause stroke.

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Activities day at The Brain Charity

If you are interested in taking up a new hobby, or perhaps doing some exercise, but due to your neurological condition you find it hard to get out and meet people, then The Brain Charity on Norton Street in Liverpool is the place to be! The Brain Charity understands the difficulties and expense involved in attending mainstream classes, so is now hosting a range of FREE activities on Thursdays that you can try out.

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Advisor at The Brain Charity

Working in The Walton Centre means I’m lucky enough to meet people from all over the country, all with interesting and diverse stories to tell. Their conditions, backgrounds and individual circumstances vary greatly, but there’s one thing that unifies almost all of them - their condition has had some form of financial impact on their lives.

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Heads up to Football Risk

The Football Association has said that it will be looking into whether footballers who have headed footballs throughout their careers are more likely to develop dementia than people who have not. This follows findings from UK scientists that heading a football over time could result in long term brain injuries.

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