Category Archives: Headaches: Migraines

How to Avoid Foods That Trigger Migraines During the Holiday Season

Newswise — Certain foods and drinks can trigger migraine in many people, and those who suffer from migraines need to be especially careful to avoid these triggers as they attend holiday celebrations. With this in mind, the American Migraine Foundation … Continue reading

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Migraine pain relief from a nasal spray

Newswise — San Diego — Researchers are developing a novel prochlorperazine nasal spray formulation as a potential new treatment for migraines. This work is being presented at the 2014 American Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists (AAPS) Annual Meeting and Exposition, the … Continue reading

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Migraine-Sufferers at Possible Risk for Parkinson’s, Movement Disorders Later

Newswise — Bethesda, MD –Migraine suffers may be at greater risk for developing Parkinson’s disease or other movement disorders later in life, according to a new study published in the Sept. 17, 2014, online issue of Neurology ®, the medical … Continue reading

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Migraines may be eased by meditation

Newswise — WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. – Sept. 11, 2014 – Meditation might be a path to migraine relief, according to a new study by researchers at Wake Forest Baptist Medical Center. “Stress is a well-known trigger for headaches and research supports … Continue reading

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Significant migraine relief from cosmetic eyelid surgery technique

New Orleans, LA – Dr. Oren Tessler, Assistant Professor of Clinical Surgery at LSU Health Sciences Center New Orleans School of Medicine, is part of a team of plastic and reconstructive surgeons who report a high success rate using a … Continue reading

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Non-endoscopic migraine surgery provides significant symptom relief

A revised version of a surgical procedure to treat severe chronic migraine headaches led to significant symptom relief more than 90 percent of the time in patients treated at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH).  Physicians from the MGH Division of Plastic … Continue reading

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Migraine patients and exercise: the former should be encouraged to do the latter

J Sports Med Phys Fitness. 2014 Jun 12. [Epub ahead of print] The role of exercise in migraine treatment short title: exercise in migraine. Koseoglu E1, Yetkin MF, Ugur F, Bilgen M. Author information 1Erciyes University, Faculty of Medicine, Neurology … Continue reading

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Older migraine sufferers may have more silent brain injury

DALLAS, May 15, 2014 — Older migraine sufferers may be more likely to have silent brain injury, according to research published in the American Heart Association’s journal Stroke. In a new study, people with a history of migraine headaches had … Continue reading

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Some severe migraines are helped by OTC options: Novartis study

   (Reuters Health) - Over the counter medications ibuprofen and Excedrin both relieve the pain and symptoms of severe migraines better than placebo, according to a new study. Researchers reanalyzed data from a clinical trial and found that more than … Continue reading

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Physical signs of depression common among ICU survivors

Depression affects more than one out of three survivors of critical illness, according to a Vanderbilt study released in The Lancet Respiratory Medicine, and the majority of patients experience their symptoms physically rather than mentally. It is one of the … Continue reading

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Migraine attacks increase following stress ‘let-down’

NEW YORK (March 26, 2014) – Migraine sufferers who experienced reduced stress from one day to the next are at significantly increased risk of migraine onset on the subsequent day, according to a new study conducted by researchers at the … Continue reading

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Migraine prevention device approved by FDA

Migraines: our other articles Today, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration allowed marketing of the first device as a preventative treatment for migraine headaches. This is also the first transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS) device specifically authorized for use prior … Continue reading

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Migraines can be prevented by high-blood pressure medicine

Candesartan is just as effective as more the commonly prescribed propranolol when it comes to preventing migraine attacks, according to a new study from St. Olavs Hospital in Trondheim, Norway and the Norwegian University of Science and Technology (NTNU). The … Continue reading

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