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Splitting book

Revealing the true story behind headaches.

Written by our Executive Director, Professor Amanda Ellison, Splitting tells the fascinating true story about headaches, and the secrets they reveal about your brain and overall health.

Did you know...

  • chocolate doesn't give you a headache - and may in fact prevent one happening?
  • 30% of us sneeze at sunlight?
  • you can see off a headache with an orgasm?
  • that you shouldn't wear a striped top if your spouse gets migraines?

From migraines to sinus pain to tension headaches – and everything in between – Splitting separates fact from fiction, putting you in control and helping you practise habits that will protect you from headache.