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What causes a persistent headache?

What causes a persistent headache?

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How many caffeinated drinks does it take to trigger migraine?

How many caffeinated drinks does it take to trigger migraine?

What triggers migraine headaches? Scientists studying caffeine consumption estimate that drinking three or more caffeinated beverages increases the odds of experiencing a migraine headache on the same day. Too much caffeine may trigger migraine, but how much is too much? According to the World Health Organization (WHO), headache disorders are some of the most common […]

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How Much Coffee Is Too Much for Migraine Sufferers?

How Much Coffee Is Too Much for Migraine Sufferers?

Latest Migraine News THURSDAY, Aug. 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — If you have migraines, one or two cups of coffee a day may be okay, but three or more could raise your risk of an attack, a new study concludes. “Interestingly, despite some patients with episodic migraine thinking they need to avoid caffeine, we found […]

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eletriptan, Relpax

eletriptan, Relpax

What is eletriptan, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Eletriptan is an oral drug that is used for treating migraine headaches. It is in the “triptan” class of drugs that also includes sumatriptan (Imitrex), zolmitriptan (Zomig), naratriptan (Amerge), rizatriptan (Maxalt), almotriptan (Axert), and frovatriptan (Frova). Migraine headaches are believed to be the result […]

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New Migraine Drug Might Help When Other Meds Don’t

New Migraine Drug Might Help When Other Meds Don’t

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Migraine News WEDNESDAY, July 10, 2019 (HealthDay News) — A new migraine drug might offer an alternative to people who do not get relief from current medications, a new trial suggests. The drug, called rimegepant, hasn’t yet been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration. But it belongs to […]

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sumatriptan, Imitrex, Alsuma, Imitrex STATdose System, Sumavel DosePro

sumatriptan, Imitrex, Alsuma, Imitrex STATdose System, Sumavel DosePro

What is sumatriptan? What are the uses for sumatriptan? Sumatriptan is a drug that is used for treating migraine headaches. It belongs to a class of drugs called selective serotonin receptor agonists. Other members of this class include naratriptan (Amerge), zolmitriptan (Zomig), rizatriptan (Maxalt), frovatriptan (Frova), eletriptan (Relpax), and almotriptan (Axert). Migraine headaches are believed […]

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Money Worries Around Food May Spur Migraines

Money Worries Around Food May Spur Migraines

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Migraine News TUESDAY, June 25, 2019 (HealthDay News) — It’s a link that few might consider, but new research suggests young adults who worry about affording groceries may be more likely to suffer migraines. The study, of nearly 15,000 Americans aged 24 to 32, found that migraines were common among […]