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June 26, 2022

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Largest Genetic Study of Migraine to Date Reveals New Genetic Risk Factors

Scientists identified more than 120 regions of the genome that are connected to risk of migraine. The groundbreaking study helps researchers better understand the biological basis of migraine and its ...

What Does a Virtual Roller Coaster Ride Tell Us About Migraine?

When experiencing the ups and downs of a virtual roller coaster ride, people who get migraine headaches reported more dizziness and motion sickness than people who do not get migraines, according to ...

Consuming a Diet With More Fish Fats, Less Vegetable Oils Can Reduce Migraine Headaches, Study Finds

A diet higher in fatty fish helped frequent migraine sufferers reduce their monthly number of headaches and intensity of pain compared to ...

Possible Novel Migraine Therapy

By discovering a potential new cellular mechanism for migraines, researchers may have also found a new way to treat chronic ...
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Migraines Caused by Alterations in Metabolite Levels

Migraines are a pain in the head and in the hip pocket, but newly discovered genetic causes could lead the way to new preventative drugs and ...

Many Women Suffering from Severe Migraine Might Avoid Pregnancy, but Should They?

A survey of 607 women who suffer from severe migraine found twenty percent of the respondents are currently avoiding pregnancy because of their migraines. The women avoiding pregnancy due to severe ...

For Better Migraine Treatment, Try Adding Some Downward Dogs

Adding yoga to your regularly prescribed migraine treatment may be better than medication alone, according to a new study. The new research suggests yoga may help people with migraines have headaches ...

The Brain of Migraine Sufferers Is Hyper-Excitable

Individuals who suffer from migraine headaches appear to have a hyper-excitable visual ...

Migraine Headaches? Consider Aspirin for Treatment and Prevention

Evidence from 13 randomized trials of the treatment of migraine in 4,222 patients and tens of thousands of patients in prevention of recurrent attacks supports the use of high dose aspirin from 900 ...

Cannabis Reduces Headache and Migraine Pain by Nearly Half

Inhaled cannabis reduces self-reported headache severity by 47.3% and migraine severity by 49.6%, according to a recent study. The study also found no evidence that cannabis caused 'overuse ...

A New Link Between Migraines, Opioid Overuse May Be Key to Treating Pain

Researchers have discovered that a peptide links together migraine pain and pain induced by opioid ...

Persistent Headache or Back Pain 'Twice as Likely' in the Presence of the Other

People with persistent back pain or persistent headaches are twice as likely to suffer from both disorders, a new study has ...

Review: Biofeedback Could Help Treat a Number of Conditions

A literature review by Veterans Affairs researchers highlights the usefulness of biofeedback for headache and incontinence treatment, and stroke recovery. There was less evidence for its role in ...

Guidelines for Treatment of Migraine in Children and Teens

For children and teens with migraine, the pain and symptoms that accompany migraine attacks can be debilitating, resulting in missed school days, absence from social or sporting events, and affected ...

Migraine Diagnoses Positively Associated With All-Cause Dementia

Several studies have recently focused on the association between migraine headaches and other headaches and dementia and found a positive migraine-dementia relationship. However, most of these ...

1-2 Caffeinated Drinks Not Linked With Higher Risk of Migraines; 3+ May Trigger Them

Researchers have evaluated the role of caffeinated beverages as a potential trigger of ...

New Data Indicate Rise in Opioid Use for Migraine Treatment

An increasing number of Americans are using opioids to treat their migraine headaches, despite the fact that opioids are not the recommended first-line therapy for migraine in most ...

Early Puberty in Girls May Be 'Big Bang Theory' for Migraine

Adolescent girls who reach puberty at an earlier age may also have a greater chance of developing migraine headaches, according to new ...

Novel Therapy for Acute Migraine Shows Promise in Phase 3 Clinical Trial

A drug belonging to a new generation of acute migraine headache treatments was found to eliminate pain and reduce bothersome symptoms for people with migraine in a large-scale trial. The drug, ...