Tag Archives: migraines
Suffering from migraine headaches can ruin a person’s entire day. They are often throbbing, pulsing, or feel like an incredible pain sensation lasting for several hours. When a migraine headache does strike, sufferers often try to find a quiet place—preferably… Read More
Migraine sufferers who experience auras and female migraine sufferers taking estrogen are at a greater risk for stroke. The results of the study found that migraine sufferers with auras are at a 2.4 times greater risk for stroke from a… Read More
Women approaching menopause experience worsened migraines according to the latest findings. Vincent Martin, MD, lead researcher, said, “Women have been telling doctors that their migraine headaches worsen around menopause and now we have proof they were right.”
High frequency headaches… 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 is short in length and very painful. Cluster headaches may only affect one… Read More
Researchers have found that pre-existing asthma may be a strong predictor for future chronic migraines in those who currently experience occasional migraine headaches. Lead author, Vincent Martin, M.D., said, “If you have asthma along with episodic or occasional migraine, then… Read More
There are all sorts of triggers for migraines, but for many sufferers, tyramine rich foods seem to active the problem.
Tyramine is a naturally occurring compound that comes from the amino acid called “tyrosine.” It acts as a releasing agent… Read More
Chronic migraines obviously affect the sufferer, but a new survey shows that they can be harmful for the entire family – highlighting the importance of prevention and treatment.
Researchers at Montefiore Headache Center in New York conducted an extensive survey… Read More
You may think that your income level has nothing to do with how you experience pain; however, recently published research in Neurology has shown that individuals who have lower incomes also have more pain from migraines. The recent study examined… Read More
If you suffer from migraines, you know just how debilitating they can be. And, if you’re like most migraine sufferers, you’ve probably tried every remedy available. While some may provide you with temporary relief, many are just useless. Many sufferers… Read More
Pain is a sensation that is strongly associated with discomfort and damage to the body. Pain is often caused by a stimulus that exists in the environment, or a dysfunction within the body. One of the most common types of… Read More
Migraines are recurrent headaches that are triggered by various external factors such as light and stress and often result in a decrease in the productivity and quality of life. Migraines can become very painful, often resulting in nausea, vomiting, and… Read More
Migraines are a real pain, literally. Migraine headaches are easily considered to be one of the most common reasons people visit their healthcare practitioner. Migraines typically last from 4 to 72 hours and affect about 15% of the population, and… Read More