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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.

Headaches and Migraines News

  • Homing In on the Genetics of Migraine

    SUNDAY, June 26, 2016 (HealthDay News) — An international team of scientists has identified dozens of new genetic variants associated with migraine headaches. The researchers say their findings could lead to new treatments. Most of the variants are in or close to genes involved in circulatory system regulation. This supports the theory that abnormal blood vessel function [...][...]

  • Young People With Chronic Migraines May Lack Vitamin D

    Many young people who suffer from migraines have vitamin deficiencies, new research finds.

  • Vitamin Deficiencies Common in Young Migraine Sufferers

    FRIDAY, June 10, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Many young people who suffer from migraines have vitamin deficiencies, new research finds. “Further studies are needed to elucidate whether vitamin supplementation is effective in migraine patients in general, and whether patients with mild deficiency are more likely to benefit from supplementation,” said lead study author Dr. Suzanne Hager [...]

  • Experimental Drug Acts Fast Against Chronic Migraine

    An experimental drug may bring fast relief to people with debilitating chronic migraines, a new study finds.

  • Experimental Drug Acts Fast Against Chronic Migraine

    By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 8, 2016 (HealthDay News) — An experimental drug may bring fast relief to people with debilitating chronic migraines, a new study finds. Preliminary trials had already found that the drug — dubbed TEV-48125 — can help prevent migraine attacks in people who’ve suffered long-term with headaches. Now, the new findings suggest tha [...]