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 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 [...]
TUESDAY, Feb. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Migraines aren’t just a problem for adults — about 6 percent of children and more than one-quarter of teens aged 15 to 17 have migraines, according to the American Migraine Foundation (AMF). “There are many things that can be done if your child suffers from migraine, or if you [...]
TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The best medications to use if you suffer migraine headaches are listed in a new study. Researchers reviewed recent scientific literature and concluded that a number of classes of drugs were effective for treating acute migraine. These include triptans, dihydroergotamine (DHE) and many NSAIDS (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that include aspirin, [...]
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Adults who experienced childhood abuse or neglect have a higher risk of migraine headaches, suggests a study published online Dec. 24 in the journal Neurology. “Childhood maltreatment can have long-lasting effects, like associated medical and psychological conditions including migraine in adulthood,” study author Dawn Buse, director of behavioral medicine [...]
WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The holidays can be a challenge for people who suffer migraines, which can be set off by certain foods and drinks. “This is the season in which many people overindulge in things that can trigger attacks of migraine,” Dr. David Dodick, chair of the American Migraine Foundation, said in [...]