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An estimated 37 million people in the United States suffer from migraines, which are recurrent throbbing headaches that typically affect one side of the head. Migraines are considered a primary headache disorder that can last anywhere from two to 72… Read More
Cluster headaches and migraines both cause pain, but they are two different conditions. A cluster headache is a headache that occurs several times in a day, and it is short in length and very painful. Cluster headaches may only affect… Read More
Having a throbbing or pulsing headache can ruin anyone’s day. While most headaches can be remedied with the use of an over-the-counter medicine like aspirin, migraine headaches are much more significant. While there are medications to help relieve a migraine,… Read More
An ocular migraine (retinal migraine) is a temporary disturbance of vision, affecting one or both eyes. Episodes of ocular migraines are painless but can be frightening if you don’t know what’s going on. Generally, ocular migraines will resolve on their… Read More
Sudden blurred vision can be a result of numerous health conditions. It can be temporary or chronic, and can get worse over time. Sudden blurred vision is usually not accompanied by pain, but other symptoms such as migraine may be… Read More
Stroke or heart attack risk increases in women with migraine. The study looked at 917 women who were evaluated for heart disease. The researchers found that those women with a history of migraines were at a higher risk to experience… Read More
Silent strokes are more common among seniors suffering from migraine headaches. Silent strokes are symptomless brain injuries that are caused by blood clot interrupting blood flow to the brain.
Although previous research has identified migraines as a risk factor for… Read More
A new study has found that germs found in the mouth and gut may be associated with migraines. Specifically, migraine sufferers had higher levels of nitrate-reducing microbes, compared to those who do not experience migraines. The study analyzed 170 samples… Read More
A new study has found that migraine sufferers are more likely to suffer from thyroid problems, in particular hypothyroidism – or underactive thyroid. Other symptoms of hypothyroidism include fatigue, weight gain, hair loss, mood swings, constipation, and irregular menstrual… Read More
A new sound-based therapy may help improve blood pressure and migraines. The therapy first begins with brain activity reading through scalp sensors. The information is then converted into audible tones, which are reflected back to the brain through ear buds.… Read More
September 13, 2016 is National Celiac Disease Awareness Day. As it’s approaching next week, we present our top stories discussing various aspects of celiac disease, including inflammatory bowel disease, migraines, gluten sensitivity, gluten-free diet, and liver disease. September 13 was… Read More
Research suggests that people with celiac disease and inflammatory bowel disease are more likely to suffer from migraine headaches.
A migraine is a severe headache that can start with sensory warning signs like flashing lights, blind spots, tingling in the… Read More