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, 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 [...]
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 [...]
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 [...]