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FDA Approves First Drug Aimed at Preventing Migraines

FDA Approves First Drug Aimed at Preventing Migraines

Latest Migraine News FRIDAY, May 18, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The millions of Americans who suffer from migraine may have a new source of hope — the first drug aimed at preventing the headaches gained U.S. Food and Drug Administration approval on Thursday. Researchers have found that the injected drug, called Aimovig (erenumab), can prevent […]

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The Cold Truth About Migraine Headaches

The Cold Truth About Migraine Headaches

Latest Migraine News THURSDAY, May 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Early humans’ ability to adapt to cold climates may have been helped by a genetic variant that’s common in modern people who live in colder regions — and is linked with migraine headaches, researchers say. Within the last 50,000 years, humans left Africa and colonized […]

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Can CBD oil help with migraines?

Can CBD oil help with migraines?

Cannabidiol oil comes from the marijuana plant, but it contains only trace amounts, if any, of the compound that produces a high. While cannabidiol oil has no psychoactive effects, it may relieve pain, and it shows some promise as a treatment for migraines. More research is needed to determine whether cannabidiol (CBD) oil is safe […]

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New drug halves previously untreatable migraine attacks

New drug halves previously untreatable migraine attacks

A new drug offers fresh hope to the millions of people living with treatment-resistant migraine. The compound, called erenumab, has proven successful in people who had been failed by up to four previous preventative treatments. People with chronic migraines may soon find relief in a new drug. The new study was led by Dr. Uwe […]

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New Therapy May Prevent Tough-to-Treat Migraines

New Therapy May Prevent Tough-to-Treat Migraines

Latest Migraine News TUESDAY, April 17, 2018 (HealthDay News) — The millions of Americans who suffer from migraine may have a new source of hope — the first of a new class of drugs that harness the immune system to ward off the headaches. Researchers found that the injected drug, called erenumab, could prevent migraines […]

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What does a right-sided headache mean?

What does a right-sided headache mean?

Many people experience headaches on the right side of their head only. The pain may be accompanied by other symptoms, including fatigue, nausea, and visual disturbances. Almost 50 percent of adults each year report headaches, making them among the most common health complaints. Read on to learn more about headaches on the right side of […]

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‘Magnetic Pulse’ Device May Be New Way to Prevent Migraines

‘Magnetic Pulse’ Device May Be New Way to Prevent Migraines

By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter Latest Migraine News THURSDAY, April 5, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Self-administered magnetic pulses from a hand-held device may help head off debilitating migraines, researchers report. This new way to approach migraine headaches is called “single pulse transcranial magnetic stimulation” (sTMS). Neurologists and psychiatrists have long used the technology to diagnose and […]

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Sometimes, Headaches Can Be an Emergency. Here’s When.

Sometimes, Headaches Can Be an Emergency. Here’s When.

Latest Migraine News FRIDAY, April 6, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Nearly everyone has a headache now and then. Most of the time, relief is just an over-the-counter pill away. Other times, learning ways to relax and relieve tension, or getting treatment for sinus infections can get rid of your headaches. Sometimes, though, headaches can warn […]

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What causes dizziness when bending over?

What causes dizziness when bending over?

Feeling dizzy when bending over is a common occurrence. Most causes of dizziness or lightheadedness are not serious, although some causes may require medical attention. A person should see a doctor if the dizziness is frequent or severe enough to interfere with daily activities. A doctor will be able to help a person determine and […]