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Dr Benjamin Wakerley is a leading neurologist based in Oxford and Gloucestershire. He specialises in diagnosing and treating all kinds of headaches, including migraines, cluster headaches and chronic headaches, as well as other neurological disorders. He runs a private practice focusing on treating headaches, and in 2014 he established a new specialist headache clinic in Gloucestershire Royal Hospital.

Dr Wakerley qualified in medicine from Imperial College School of Medicine, London, and completed training in neurology in both London and Oxford. He also spent two years in Singapore at the National University Hospital as part of his neurology registrar training. He has a PhD in molecular immunology and is a Member of the Royal College of Physicians (Neurology) (MRCP (Neurology)). He is actively involved in research, having published a number of papers, and is involved in ongoing clinical trials for headaches.

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Chronic headache

What is a chronic headache? Chronic headaches, also known as chronic daily headaches, are ...

Cluster headaches

What is a cluster headache? A cluster headache is a very serious, but fortunately rare, type of &a...


What is a headache? A headache is one of the most common day-to-day pains felt by people. Headaches come in different forms and vary in their i...


What is a migraine? A migraine is a type of ...


What is neuralgia? Neuralgia refers to a severe pain which occurs due to an irritated or damaged nerve. This condition is more common in the el...

Neurological disorders

What are neurological disorders? Neurological disorders affect ...

Enfermedades, Pruebas y Tratamientos

  • Chronic headache
  • Cluster headaches
  • Headache
  • Migraine
  • Neuralgia
  • Neurological disorders
  • Tension headache

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Managing migraines: prevention and treatment
We spoke with an expert about migraines and how they can be prevented with different lifestyle habits. Leading neurologist, Dr Benjamin Wakerley highlights how lack of sleep can have an impact on the severity of migraines and lets us know if certain dietary changes, such as cutting out chocolate can help.
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