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How does electromyographic (EMG) biofeedback training treat migraines?

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Electromyographic (EMG) biofeedback training helps you learn to recognize tension as it builds up in your muscles, and teaches you to relax the ones that can lead to migraine pain, including those in your face, head, neck, shoulders, and back.

SOURCES: 

Young, W. Demos Medical publishing, 2004.  Migraines and Other Headaches,

Blumenfeld, A. , April 2004.  Dermatology Clinic

Sheftell F. August 2005. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners,

News release, NuPathe Inc.

News release, FDA.

Reviewed by Lawrence C. Newman on August 17, 2017

SOURCES: 

Young, W. Demos Medical publishing, 2004.  Migraines and Other Headaches,

Blumenfeld, A. , April 2004.  Dermatology Clinic

Sheftell F. August 2005. Journal of the American Academy of Nurse Practitioners,

News release, NuPathe Inc.

News release, FDA.

Reviewed by Lawrence C. Newman on August 17, 2017

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