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
TUESDAY, March 11, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first device aimed at preventing migraines. The device, called Cefaly, is a headband-like device that runs on a battery and sits across the forehead and over the ears, the FDA said in a statement. “The user positions the device [...]
German researchers have confirmed what many people have suspected all along—that stress can lead to headaches. Their study found that people who reported headaches had more stress compared to those who never reported headaches.
By Mary Brophy MarcusHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A new study of migraine sufferers suggests that what you’re told when your doctor prescribes medication can influence your body’s response to it. Researchers from Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston compared the effects of a common migraine drug and [...]
THURSDAY, Dec. 26, 2013 (HealthDay News) — The holidays can challenge the estimated 30 million migraine sufferers in the United States as they try to deal with crowds, travel delays, stress and other potential headache triggers. Even if you don’t get the debilitating headaches, there’s a good chance you have loved ones who do. Nearly one [...]
TUESDAY, Dec. 24, 2013 (HealthDay News) — A specific type of therapy helps reduce the number of migraines and migraine-related disabilities in children and teens, according to a new study. The findings provide strong evidence for the use of “cognitive behavioral therapy” — which includes training in coping with pain — in managing chronic migraines in [...]