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    1. Migraines' Brain Changes Not Linked to Mental Harm

      Nov. 13, 2012 -- Women who get migraines are more likely than those who don't to develop small areas of tissue changes in their brains, a new study shows. At the same time, these changes do not seem to affect the women's thinking or memory. For years, researchers have wondered whether migraine heada

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    2. 'Where Is My Excedrin?'

      Sept. 17, 2012 -- The Excedrin recall in January was a big headache, and not just for its manufacturer. Since then, customers loyal to the brand have been searching high and low for the product -- and anxiously awaiting its return. Now, there's light at the end of the tunnel. Excedrin Migraine is du

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    3. Sleep and Migraines

      Migraines and sleep have a complicated relationship. Getting too little slumber -- or in some cases too much -- brings on migraines in people. Plus, if you've already got a migraine, getting a good night's sleep can be tricky. Exactly how poor sleep triggers migraines is still a mystery. But whichev

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    4. Weather Triggers Migraine Headaches

      June 21, 2012 -- Weather triggers migraine headaches, especially mild ones, a new study shows. Sixty-six people with a history of migraine headaches kept a diary of their triggers for one year. Of these, slightly more than half reported that they had a sensitivity to temperature change. Researchers

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    5. Some Kinds of Red Wine May Not Trigger Migraines

      June 20, 2012 -- Many migraine sufferers find that the pleasure of a having a glass of red wine is soon followed by the pain of a headache. Now a small new study suggests that when it comes to migraines, some types of red wine may be more likely to trigger a headache than others. "My suggestion is t

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    6. Botox Only Modestly Effective for Migraines

      April 24, 2012 -- Botox injections are only modestly effective for preventing migraines in the most frequent sufferers, a new research review shows. Among chronic sufferers who had at least 15 migraines a month, the treatment prevented, on average, about two headaches a month. Botox was no more effe

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    7. Migraine Guidelines Focus on Prevention

      April 23, 2012 -- New guidelines may help people with frequent migraine headaches get their lives back on track. The migraine prevention guidelines will be presented at the American Academy of Neurology's annual meeting in New Orleans and published simultaneously in the journal Neurology. About 36 m

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    8. New Clue to Brain Freeze

      April 23, 2012 -- Ice cream lovers, here's hope! Researchers may be one step closer to understanding one of the most baffling brain phenomena, the infamous "brain freeze." The reasons behind the nearly instantaneous headache brought on by a lick of ice cream or a sip of an ice-cold drink have remain

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    9. Migraines and Your Job

      Getting migraine headaches is tough. Managing a migraine at work can be even trickier. Can you keep migraines at bay while you're on the job? What can you do if one strikes during working hours? How much do you have to tell your boss about it, and could it hurt your career? WebMD spoke with migraine

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    10. Migraines Linked to Depression

      Feb. 22, 2012 -- Women who suffer from migraine headaches may be more likely to develop depression. A new study shows that women who have migraines are about 40% more likely to develop depression than women who have never had migraines. “This is one of the first large studies to examine the associat

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