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Why do you get headaches during your period?

Why do you get headaches during your period?

Many people experience headaches around the time of their periods. These headaches can be severe and interfere with daily life. Period headaches may be mild and accompanied by symptoms such as irritability and tender breasts. In this case, a person may be experiencing premenstrual syndrome (PMS). Also, menstruation can trigger migraine in people with the […]

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Fragmented sleep may trigger migraine 2 days later

Fragmented sleep may trigger migraine 2 days later

A new study finds that people whose sleep is fragmented during the night are at higher risk of experiencing a migraine episode not the next day, but the day after that. Share on PinterestFragmented sleep might trigger migraine 2 days later, research finds. Dr. Suzanne Bertisch — a physician and clinical investigator in the Division […]

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Sleep Disturbances May Trigger Migraine

Sleep Disturbances May Trigger Migraine

Latest Migraine News THURSDAY, Dec. 26, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Sleep disturbances appear to be a trigger for migraine headaches, according to a new study. “We found that low sleep efficiency, which is the amount of time you’re awake in bed when you’re trying to sleep, was associated with migraines not on the day immediately […]

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FDA Approves New Type of Drug to Treat Migraines

FDA Approves New Type of Drug to Treat Migraines

Latest Migraine News By Amy Norton and E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporters MONDAY, Dec. 23, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Migraine sufferers who cannot get relief from existing medications have a new treatment option, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration announced Monday. The pill, called ubrogepant (Ubrelvy) is for the immediate treatment “of migraine with or without aura […]

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What can cause an afternoon headache?

What can cause an afternoon headache?

An afternoon headache is no different than other types of headache. Any headache can hit in the afternoon. However, people who regularly experience headaches in the afternoon may be doing something earlier in the day that triggers headaches a few hours later. In this article, we examine the most common causes of an afternoon headache, […]

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Lumbar Puncture (LP or Spinal Tap)

Lumbar Puncture (LP or Spinal Tap)

What is a lumbar puncture (LP)? A lumbar puncture or spinal tap procedure provides lifesaving information in disease diagnosis. A lumbar puncture (LP) is the insertion of a needle into the spinal canal to collect and examine the fluid that surrounds the brain and spinal cord (cerebral spinal fluid). It is termed a “lumbar puncture” […]

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Sometimes, Aspirin May Be Enough to Ease Migraines

Sometimes, Aspirin May Be Enough to Ease Migraines

Latest Migraine News TUESDAY, Dec. 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A cheap, century-old drug in most Americans’ medicine cabinets — aspirin — may come to the rescue for people suffering from migraines, a new study finds. While there are effective prescription medications, many migraine patients in the United States don’t have access to them due […]

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Marijuana Could Offer Relief From Migraine Pain

Marijuana Could Offer Relief From Migraine Pain

Latest Migraine News By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Headache and migraine patients, take note: medical marijuana may help ease your pain. The findings follow an analysis of data collected by a Canadian phone app that gathered feedback offered by 1,300 headache sufferers and nearly 700 migraine sufferers who used […]