To show how debilitating Migraines and its symptoms can be the New York Governor checked himself into the hospital today due to the pain associated with migraine-like symptoms in a clear example of how debilitating these neurological disorders can be.
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Headache & Migraine
People with migraine are more likely to experience exacerbated skin sensitivity or pain after non-painful daily activities such as rubbing one's head, combing one's hair and wearing necklaces or earrings, compared to people with other types of headache.
New research shows women who have weekly migraine are significantly more likely to have a stroke than those with fewer migraines or no migraine at all, but those with lower migraine frequency may face increased risk of heart attacks.
People who overuse barbiturates and opioids, such as codeine, butalbital, and oxycodone, to treat migraine are at an increased risk of developing chronic migraine.
FDA has approved Treximet for the acute treatment of migraine attacks with or without aura in adults.
Approximately 28 million Americans suffer from chronic migraines. These very severe, throbbing headaches can prohibit someone from enjoying a trip to the park on a sunny day and sentence them to a dark room for comfort.
In an effort to set them free, neurologists at The Ohio State University Medical Center are participating in a multi-center clinical trial, evaluating the safety and effectiveness of an experimental drug used for the treatment of recurrent migraine headaches in adults.
Complaining about that unexplained bouts of headache or body pain even when you are completely fit? Well it could be work related stress that can cause depression and other health problems.
People with a severe type of migraine in which one side of the body becomes weak should consider genetic testing.
Nasal Therapeutics to enter the over-the-counter market with a new migraine relief homeopathic nasal spray.
Kim Reed, 42, suffered with migraines for 10 years. In the last three years, the regularity of theseheadaches increased to three or four a week. She was taking five prescription drugs daily and her neurologist had her placed on short-term disability.
Interventional cardiologists investigating whether a heart procedure may be the key to relieving migraines in patients with severe headaches.
Despite the long-held belief that migraine headache is only a "woman's disease," a survey revealed that men who were diagnosed with headache were most often diagnosed with migraine headaches.
Childhood abuse is more common in women with migraine who suffer depression than in women with migraine alone.
A nasal spray is safe and effective at rapidly treating cluster headaches, which are considered to be the most painful kind of headache with few treatment options.
A drug increasingly used to prevent cluster headaches can cause heart problems.
Teenagers from low income households with no family history of migraine are more likely to suffer migraine.
Trexima, when taken early, was nearly twice as effective as placebo in eliminating all traditional migraine symptoms at two and four hours across multiple attacks with just one tablet.
Soldiers returning from combat in Iraq who have migraine headaches are more than twice as likely to also have symptoms of post-traumatic stress, depression or anxiety than soldiers who do not have migraines.
Men with migraine headaches may be at an increased risk for major cardiovascular disease and especially heart attacks.
Combining two different types of treatment for migraine results in better symptom relief than taking either one of the medications.
Migraines and tension-type headaches are much more common in people's forties, when they are often at their most productive, so the socio-economic implications of this chronic disease are considerable.