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Silent migraine: What to know

Silent migraine: What to know

Unlike typical migraines, silent migraines do not cause pain. However, they may produce other debilitating symptoms, including upset stomach, dizziness, and sensitivity to light or sound. Migraines are a prevalent health issue worldwide. A 2015 study reported that 14.2 percent of adults in the United States had experienced a migraine or a severe headache within […]

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What are some tips for instant migraine relief?

What are some tips for instant migraine relief?

Migraine is one of the most common conditions in the world, according to the Migraine Research Foundation. Migraines can run in families with children and adults known to have them. In America, the Migraine Research Foundation estimate that almost 12 percent of people suffer from migraine headaches. Migraine headaches are not simply a severe headache. […]

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Is it safe to mix aspirin and ibuprofen?

Is it safe to mix aspirin and ibuprofen?

Taking aspirin and ibuprofen at the same time can cause side effects. The safety of mixing these drugs depends on the reasons why people are taking them. Aspirin and ibuprofen are both pain relievers from the same family of medicines known as non-steroidal anti-inflammatory drugs, or NSAIDs. Because they are from the same family of […]

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Study Hints at Why Women Suffer More Migraines Than Men

Study Hints at Why Women Suffer More Migraines Than Men

Latest Migraine News TUESDAY, Aug. 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — New insight into why women get more migraines than men could lead to better treatments, researchers say. The results of lab and animal experiments suggest changing levels of the female sex hormone estrogen make cells around a key nerve in the head and connected blood […]

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Migraines are more common in women, but why?

Migraines are more common in women, but why?

Migraines are not typical headaches; they are extremely painful events and are often accompanied by nausea, blurred vision, or ultrasensitivity to smells, light, or sounds. These episodes can be debilitating and highly disruptive to day-to-day life. More women than men tend to experience them, and researchers ask why. New research looks to hormones to understand […]

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Does magnesium relieve migraines?

Does magnesium relieve migraines?

Migraines can be challenging to treat using traditional painkillers, so many people look for alternative ways to help prevent them. One potential remedy is magnesium. Magnesium is a natural mineral that helps keep blood pressure stable, promotes heart health, regulates nerve and muscle function, and builds bone, DNA, and protein. A lack of magnesium may […]

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To Fend Off Migraines, Try Keeping a Headache Diary

To Fend Off Migraines, Try Keeping a Headache Diary

Latest Migraine News SATURDAY, July 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A migraine diary may help you pinpoint — and avoid — headache triggers, a neurologist says. About 12 percent of people in the United States suffer from migraines, according to the Migraine Research Foundation. “A migraine can be debilitating and can impact daily activities, your […]

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What causes a headache with nausea?

What causes a headache with nausea?

Some types of headache are accompanied by nausea, which is the feeling of needing to vomit. Migraines are the most common cause of both a headache and nausea. Other common causes include: In this article, we explore the common causes of both headaches and nausea, as well as some underlying issues that are less common […]

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Could Estrogen Play a Role in Men’s Migraines?

Could Estrogen Play a Role in Men’s Migraines?

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Migraine News WEDNESDAY, June 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many women with migraines have headaches triggered by hormonal fluctuations. Now a small study hints that estrogen could play a role in men’s migraines, too. The study of 39 men found that those with migraines had higher estrogen levels, on average, […]