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Migraines & Headaches Health Center

News Related to Migraines & Headaches

  1. Migraines May Worsen as Menopause Approaches

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, Jan. 22, 2016 (HealthDay News) -- For women who suffer migraines, the frequency of these debilitating headaches seems to increase as they approach menopause, a new study finds. "Changes in female hormones such as estrogen and progesterone that occur during

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  2. Asthma Appears to Double Chronic Migraine Risk

    Dec. 4, 2015 -- If you have asthma and occasionally get migraines, that may double your chances of eventually getting 15 or more these powerful headaches a month, a new study says. Headache specialists have noticed that "a lot of patients with migraine also have asthma," says senior researcher Richa

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  3. Migraines and Link to Higher Heart Disease Risk

    By Mary Elizabeth Dallas HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- People who have migraines have a greater risk for heart disease, but their genes may not be to blame for the connection, new research suggests. Scientists looked at two large studies that pinpointed genetic variat

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  4. New Drugs May Prevent Migraines Before They Start

    By Dennis Thompson HealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, June 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Competing teams of researchers are closing in on a new class of drugs that can prevent chronic migraines by interrupting the chain of events thought to create the headaches. The drugs target a biochemical called calcit

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  5. Many With Migraines Given Narcotics, Barbiturates

    By Amy Norton HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, June 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Many people with migraines, including children, get ineffective and potentially addictive drugs for their pain, two new studies suggest. In one, researchers found that more than half of adults with migraines had been presc

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  6. Pregnancy Often Leads to Changes in Migraines

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter FRIDAY, June 5, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Women who suffer from migraines may notice changes in their headache patterns when they're pregnant, experts say. For example, many women will have fewer migraines during pregnancy. "If you suffer from migraine, there's a g

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  7. Migraine, Carpal Tunnel May Be Linked

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter MONDAY, March 30, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Carpal tunnel syndrome appears to increase risk for migraine headaches, and migraines may make it more likely that you'll also have carpal tunnel syndrome, new research suggests. The study is the first to find a link betw

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  8. Nerve Treatment Via Nose Promising for Migraines

    By Alan Mozes HealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, March 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- A procedure that delivers the anesthetic lidocaine (Xylocaine) directly to nerves in the back of the nasal cavity appears to offer significant relief to migraine sufferers, preliminary research indicates. Early findings sugge

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  9. Study Rates Migraine Medications

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- The best medications to use if you suffer migraine headaches are listed in a new study. Researchers reviewed recent scientific literature and concluded that a number of classes of drugs were effective for treating acute m

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  10. Migraine May Raise Risk for Bell's Palsy: Study

    By Robert Preidt HealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Dec. 17, 2014 (HealthDay News) -- People who experience migraine headaches may be at heightened risk for the form of facial paralysis known as Bell's palsy, a new study finds. According to background information in the study, between 11 and 40 people pe

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