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Headaches and Migraines

If your head hurts, the first step in making the pain going away is to find out why your head hurts. Your headache could be a tension, cluster, sinus, or ┬árebound headache—or even a migraine. The more you know, the easier it is to stop or prevent headache pain.

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Headaches and Migraines News

  • Migraine May Raise Risk for Bell’s Palsy, Study Suggests

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) — People who experience migraine headaches may be at heightened risk for the form of facial paralysis known as Bell’s palsy, a new study finds. According to background information in the study, between 11 and 40 people per 100,000 develop Bell’s palsy each year. Most of them recover completely. Reporting in [...]

  • No Link Between Migraine, Breast Cancer Risk, Study Says

    By Steven ReinbergHealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Dec. 12, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A large, new study should reassure the millions of American women who have migraine: The debilitating headaches don’t raise the risk for breast cancer. “There is no association between migraine and breast cancer risk,” said lead researcher Rulla Tamimi, an associate professor of medicine at Harvard [...]

  • Noninvasive Devices May Help Migraines, FDA Says

    MONDAY, Sept. 22, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Two new prescription devices approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) may provide some relief for people with migraine headaches who don’t tolerate migraine medications well, according to a new study. One device — the Cefaly — is designed to prevent migraines, while the other device — [...]

  • Are Migraines in Middle Age Tied to Raised Parkinson’s Risk Later?

    By Maureen SalamonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Sept. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Migraines in midlife may be associated with increased odds of developing Parkinson’s disease or other movement disorders in later years, new research suggests. The study, which did not prove a cause-and-effect link between the two brain-based conditions, also suggested that the migraine-Parkinson’s association was stronger in [...]

  • Cosmetic Eyelid Surgery May Ease Migraines, Small Study Says

    Cosmetic eyelid surgery involving specific nerves may do more than improve your looks — the procedure may also provide migraine relief for some, according to new research.

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