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 rebound headacheor even a migraine. The more you know, the easier it is to stop or prevent headache pain.
Headaches and Migraines News
By Anita FlanaganHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, April 22, 2015 (HealthDay News) — When one family member has chronic migraine, the family as a whole can suffer, too, a new study finds. Between 3 million and 7 million Americans suffer chronic migraines — defined as having the debilitating headaches 15 or more days a month, the researchers said. The goal [...]
FRIDAY, April 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) — If you don’t know whether or not your headache is just a headache, or if it’s actually a migraine, you may be missing out on effective treatments, suggests an expert at the American Migraine Foundation. “Migraine is not just a headache, but a neurological disorder that has a wide [...]
By Kathleen DohenyHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, April 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A new report has linked a migraine medication to increased odds of eating disorders in some teens. The drug in question is called topiramate (Topamax). It’s an established migraine drug for adults that was just approved for use in teens in 2014. Appetite reduction and [...]
MONDAY, March 16, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Determining if your child has migraine headaches may be difficult because the symptoms aren’t always obvious, experts say. A child who complains about severe headaches should be seen by a doctor, but there are other symptoms that parents may not associate with migraine, according to the American Migraine Foundation. [...]
By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, March 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A procedure that delivers the anesthetic lidocaine (Xylocaine) directly to nerves in the back of the nasal cavity appears to offer significant relief to migraine sufferers, preliminary research indicates. Early findings suggest that a single outpatient treatment can reduce migraine pain levels by about 35 percent [...]