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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  rebound 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

  • Your Migraines Might Get Worse as You Approach Menopause

    For women who suffer migraines, the frequency of these debilitating headaches seems to increase as they approach menopause, a new study finds.

  • Marijuana May Help Treat, Prevent Migraines, Study Says

    FRIDAY, Jan. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Marijuana may give relief to migraine sufferers, a new study suggests. The research included 121 people diagnosed with migraines and treated with medical marijuana between January 2010 and September 2014. Overall, the patients’ number of migraines fell from just over 10 to less than five per month, which is [...]

  • Asthma Linked to Chronic Migraines in Some People

    FRIDAY, Dec. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People with asthma may be more than twice as likely to develop chronic migraines as those without breathing troubles, a new study suggests. The research included about 4,500 Americans. At the start of the study in 2008, the study volunteers had fewer than 15 migraines a month. One year [...]

  • Sleepwalkers Feel No Pain When Injured: Study

    FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Some sleepwalkers don’t feel pain when they suffer an injury — even a severe one — during a sleepwalking episode, a new study finds. But sleepwalkers are at increased risk for headaches and migraines when they’re awake, the researchers added. The researchers assessed 100 sleepwalkers and a control group of [...]

  • Blood Test Might One Day Help Spot Migraines

    WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Researchers report that measuring levels of certain fats in the bloodstream might one day help spot women at high risk for migraines. “While more research is needed to confirm these initial findings, the possibility of discovering a new biomarker for migraine is exciting,” wrote study author Dr. B. Lee [...]

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