Category «Migraine»

Bothell company develops migraine prevention drug

a migraine sufferer, the disease is much more than a headache. Reported symptoms are so severe that those afflicted simply shut down and go into isolation. Bothell-based Alder Biopharmaceutical has developed a new weapon and a different approach to give people back their lives. There are over 33 million people suffering from migraines in this …

Women, Headaches and Migraines

Thirty percent of women will suffer from migraines during their lifetime. To be diagnosed with migraines your headache must be recurring, moderate to severe in intensity, pulsating, unilateral and last between 4-72 hours. Other minor signs of a migraine include sensitivity to light, sounds and smells, nausea and/or vomiting, and a desire to be still. …

Suffering from headaches? You may be at increased risk for a thyroid condition

Sufferers of migraines, cluster headaches, tension headaches or other headache disorders are at greater risk of developing a thyroid condition called hypothyroidism, according to a study by University of Cincinnati College of Medicine researchers. The study, “Headache Disorders May Be a Risk Factor for the Development of New Onset Hypothyroidism” is currently available in the …

Cannabis And Coconut Oil – Miraculous Gifts of Nature

Cannabis And Coconut Oil – Miraculous Gifts of Nature Modern medicine has no solution for terminal lung cancer. However, cancer patients who can obtain cannabis oil know that there is hope. Unfortunately, many countries don’t allow the usage of medical marijuana. On the other hand, some places understand the importance of this medicine and allow …

5 Health Conditions Linked to Migraines

If you are one of the more than 29.5 million Americans with migraines, you already know that these headaches can cause pain, misery, and missed days from work, but you may not know that a growing body of research suggests they may also increase your risk for other conditions including depression, anxiety, and cardiovascular disease. …

How To Get Through a Migraine – 3 Ways with Pictures (WikiHow)

Migraines can be extraordinarily debilitating and require much more intervention than common tension headaches. If you suffer from migraines, it is best to try to prevent your migraines. Since it is difficult to prevent migraines entirely, there are some steps that can help you get through your next one.   Part 1 of 3: Taking …

Top 10 Facts For Migraine Awareness Month

June is Migraine Awareness Month sponsored by the American Headache and Migraine Association (AHMA). This year’s theme is focusing on raising awareness about this “invisible illness,” supporting sufferers with the theme “Inspiring Hope.” Headaches in general and migraine in particular can be debilitating and interfere with daily life. It is important to get the facts …

How to Avoid Migraine Headache Triggers at Work

If you always love your job and your workplace is a totally relaxing environment, you don’t need advice on migraines and stress. But if, like the rest of us, you experience a fair amount of stress at work, that can spell migraine. To make living with migraine headaches easier, you want to figure out what …

Top 10 Migraine Triggers, According to New Study

A new study1 has identified the top 10 migraine triggers and the frequency at which they occur. The study’s author* culled this list by examining a collection of existing migraine studies in a meta-analysis of 25 previously published studies of a wide range of migraineurs throughout the world. They found the top 10 triggers to …

New hope for migraine sufferers – 13 WTHR Indianapolis

An analysis of 35 qualifying visits showed that open-ended questions (e.g., “How do your headaches affect your life?”), which are recommended to initiate a dialogue about chronic migraine, were used in just 4% of encounters. Results seemed to be in line with expectations, however, as the stock was flat in midday trading. This latest class …