'Cold water swimming helps stop my migraines'
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Migraines: Swimming in cold water helps my condition

Eimear Donnelly is 28 and gets around 20 headache days a month because of chronic migraines.

"It's a really complicated condition, and no-one has the answers so you have to go searching yourself,” she tells Radio 1 Newsbeat.

She swims outdoors in cold water which she says helps prevent the migraines and makes her feel better.

You can watch more of Eimear’s journey in Newsbeat's latest documentary Migraines: More Than a Headache.

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  • 21 May 2019
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