What REALLY causes migraines? New research suggests extra sensitive nerves may be to blame

What REALLY causes migraines New research suggests extra sensitive nerves may be to blame Until now, migraine pain was thought to be caused by an expansion of the arteries on the outside of the skullBut MRI scans found that the arteries don't expandNew research suggests pain may be due to nerve fibres around the blood vessels becoming extra sensitive By Anna Hodgekiss PUBLISHED: 15:20 GMT, 16 April 2013 | UPDATED: 15:29 GMT, 16 April 2013 Danish scientists have made a key discovery in what triggers a migraine – a step that could pave the way for better treatment of the debilitating condition.

Policeman who wore glasses for 20 years discovers his bad eyesight was actually caused by a BRAIN TUMOUR

Policeman who wore glasses for 20 years discovers his bad eyesight was actually caused by a BRAIN TUMOUR Father-of-one Chris Smith, 35, had worn glasses since the age of 12Two years ago he began suffering from headaches and mood swingsHe was diagnosed with a benign brain tumour which he'd had for 20 yearsAfter surgery to remove the tumour he has 20:20 vision and Mr Smith has made a full recovery” class=”blkBorder” /> Amazing recovery: Chris Smith, who wore glasses for 20 years now has 20:20 vision after surgery to remove a golf ball-sized tumour from his brain, allowing him more time with wife Samantha and baby Freddie, born in November 2012 A policeman who wore glasses for 20 years now has 20:20 vision after surgery to remove a golf ball-sized tumour from his brain.

Parents spend 2,000 on special helmet to cure their baby of flat-head syndrome

Parents spend 2,000 on special helmet to cure their baby of flat-head syndrome, as NHS refuse to fund it | UPDATED: 18:27 GMT, 30 November 2012 It's a controversial subject that divides parents, but one couple insist that putting a helmet on their baby son for 166 days has cured him of flat head syndrome.

Jamie Hilton: Beauty queen has quarter of her skull removed and stored in her STOMACH while she recovered from head injury

Beauty queen has quarter of her skull removed and stored in her STOMACH for six weeks after fishing accident . . . before doctors successfully re-attach it Jamie Hilton, 36, slipped and hit her head on a rock during a fishing tripSurgeons removed part of her skull as her brain was swellingStored it in her stomach for 42 days to keep the bone nourishedHilton was Mrs Idaho 2009 and competed in Mrs America

Schoolboy, ten, who has undergone 40 operations to cure an eight-year headache

Schoolboy, ten, undergoes 40 operations to try and cure an eight-year headache Schoolboy has to have an operation around once every two months to drain fluid from his skull Laughlan had an operation to remove a bone from his skull to give the brain more room in October last year, but the surgery failed | UPDATED: 16:01 GMT, 5 September 2012 A brave schoolboy has had 40 operations as doctors try to cure him of an eight-year headache.

Boy, three, has skull reshaped and put back together like a JIGSAW after it fused together and stopped his brain growing

Boy, 3, has skull reshaped and put back together like a JIGSAW after it fuses together and stops his brain growing Archie diagnosed with Craniosynostosis, which effects one in 3,000 childrenCaused when skull plates fuse too early meaning brain doesn't have room to grow | UPDATED: 11:35 GMT, 31 July 2012 A little boy has enjoyed his first game of football with his brothers after surgeons reshaped his skull and put it back together – like a jigsaw.

Hydrocephalus: rare brain defect causes girl"s head to inflate to THREE times normal size

We need a miracle: Mother's plea as rare brain defect causes daughter's head to inflate to THREE times normal size Girl, 3, has Hydrocephalus that has caused a build-up of spinal fluid on her brainTwo-hour procedure could have cured condition but poverty-stricken family couldn't afford it | UPDATED: 11:15 GMT, 24 July 2012 [headerlinks These are the heart-wrenching images of a toddler who suffers from a rare disease which has caused her head to inflate to three times the size of an average adult.

Toddler Wren Bowell survives after falling on pencil which pierced her eye socket and lodged in her brain

One millimetre from death: Toddler survives miraculously after falling on to a pencil which pierced her eye socket and lodged in her brain. Wren Bowell tripped over a stair-gate forcing the pencil she was carrying through her eye socketIt bounced off her eyeball and missed three major blood vessels but ended up jammed 1.5inc into the front of her brainDoctors spent four hours operating on her to save her life and remove a section of her skull