Teen Migraine Sufferers Need Solutions
A combination drug already prescribed to adults who suffer from migraines also appears to benefit teens afflicted by devastating headaches.
Migraines Tied to Childhood Adversity
Women who had a difficult childhood appear to be more prone to suffering migraines or chronic daily headaches once they become adults.
Brain Stimulation May Prevent Migraines
Not all patients with chronic migraines are aided with over the counter or prescription medication. For some, another option may be mild non-invasive brain stimulation.
Botox Little Help for Migraines
Botox -- perhaps best known for fighting wrinkles associated with aging -- also is approved as a treatment for chronic migraines, though studies evaluating its effectiveness as a headache reliever have been mixed.
New Migraine Guidelines Stress Prevention
Many patients suffering from chronic migraines may be eligible to take preventative medications, yet few take them. New guidelines for treating migraines stress using available therapies to prevent such attacks.
The Mystery Behind Brain Freeze
Ever been eating ice cream and found yourself suffering from the instant but brief headache most know as brain freeze? Scientists may have figured out the mystery behind it.
Migraines Associated with RLS
A large trial has found that women with migraine headaches are at a slightly increased risk of developing Restless Legs Syndrome ( RLS ).
Glasses May Reduce Light-Triggered Migraines
Photophobia, or light sensitivity, is common among migraine sufferers. Reducing light-triggered migraines may be as simple as slipping on a pair of rose-colored glasses.
Next Step for Failed Migraine Drug
MAP Pharmaceuticals will meet with U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials to clarify issues of concern after the agency failed to approve its investigational migraine inhaler just days ago.
Migraines Linked to Suicide Risk
Individuals who suffer from severe headaches, even if they're not migraines, are more likely to attempt suicide. Researchers said the increase could be due to the associated pain severity.