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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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‘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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Headache Natural Home Remedies

Headache Natural Home Remedies

Migraine headaches are severe headaches that are sensitive to light, sounds, and smells. Some people who suffer from migraines also have severe head pain. People also have symptoms of nausea and vomiting. Common migraine triggers may include: Certain foods Dehydration Changes in barometric pressure Stress Other phenomenon They are diagnosed by a doctor if the […]

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Migraines Tied to Higher Heart Trouble Risk

Migraines Tied to Higher Heart Trouble Risk

By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter Latest Migraine News WEDNESDAY, Jan. 31, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Migraine sufferers might have to worry about more than just dealing with debilitating headaches. Migraine patients could also face an increased risk of heart attacks, strokes, blood clots and irregular heart rates, a new study suggests. The risk to heart health […]

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Tension Headache (Symptoms, Relief, Causes, Treatment)

Tension Headache (Symptoms, Relief, Causes, Treatment)

Tension headache definition and facts Tension headache is the most common type of headache. Although the precise cause of tension headache is unknown, there are factors that seem to contribute to tension headaches, such as Different conditions may contribute to tension headaches such as vision problems or eye strain, overexertion, muscle strains caused by poor […]

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Another Legacy of Terror Attacks: Migraines

Another Legacy of Terror Attacks: Migraines

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Migraine News WEDNESDAY, Dec. 13, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Survivors of terror attacks may be at risk of developing frequent migraines or tension-type headaches, a new study suggests. Norwegian researchers examined the aftermath of a 2011 terrorist attack on a summer camp in Norway that left 69 people dead and […]

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New Migraine Drugs Show Promise

New Migraine Drugs Show Promise

By Serena GordonHealthDay Reporter Latest Migraine News WEDNESDAY, Nov. 29, 2017 (HealthDay News) — Two new migraine drugs have shown promise in late-stage clinical trials. The drugs were designed specifically to target a pathway believed to be important in these headaches. In stage 3 clinical trials, the drugs were found to work exceptionally well for […]

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Why a Headache Feels So Draining

Why a Headache Feels So Draining

Latest Migraine News WEDNESDAY, Nov. 15, 2017 (HealthDay News) — For many people, nothing’s more draining than a throbbing headache or toothache. Scientists now think they know why. In experiments with mice, researchers at Duke University found that sensory neurons in the head and face are directly linked to one of the brain’s main emotional […]