All posts tagged "migraine"

  • Study Finds Migraine is More Common in Women with Multiple Sclerosis

    Migraine is seen more frequently in women with multiple sclerosis than those without, according to a study.

    • Posted February 17, 2010
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  • Shared Genetic Component in Migraine and Depression

    New research shows that migraine and depression may share a strong genetic component. “Understanding the genetic factors that contribute to these disabling disorders could one day lead to better strategies to manage the course of these diseases...

    • Posted January 14, 2010
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  • Research Explains Why Migraine Headaches are Intensified by Light

    Ask anyone who suffers from migraine headaches what they do when they’re having an attack, and you’re likely to hear “go into a dark room.” And although it’s long been known that light makes migraines worse, the...

    • Posted January 11, 2010
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  • Sootheaway Drug Free Device for Migraine Pain Relief Launched

    Innovative Medical Equipment, LLC. (IME) today announced the full U.S. market release of SOOTHEAWAY – a new, thermo-electrically heated and cooled therapy device that helps relieve migraine, tension or stress headache pain in the forehead, temples, occipital...

    • Posted January 6, 2010
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  • Migraine with Aura Associated With a Twofold Increased Risk of Stroke

    A systematic and meta-analysis published in the British Medical Journal finds that migraine with aura is associated with a twofold increased risk of stroke. Migraine with aura involves pain preceded or accompanied by temporary visual or sensory...

    • Posted October 28, 2009
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  • Migraine Sufferers Could be More Prone to Hangovers

    According to researchers, migraine sufferers could be more prone to hangovers. In order to facilitate the study of migraine, researchers developed a rat model in which headaches are induced by repeatedly stimulating, over weeks to months, the...

    • Posted October 20, 2009
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  • Migraines More Prevalent in Women

    Headaches are a widespread problem in the United States, affecting roughly 45 million people. Migraine headaches affect millions of Americans each year they are the most common type of headache that sends patients running to their doctor’s...

    • Posted July 17, 2009
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  • Migraine and Reduced Breast Cancer Risk Link Confirmed

    Researchers have confirmed in a follow-on study to landmark research published last year that showed a relationship between migraine headaches in women and a significant reduction in breast cancer risk. This new study found a 26 percent...

    • Posted July 9, 2009
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  • Migraine Associated With Increased Risk of Cardiovascular Disease

    According to research, women who have migraines with aura could be more likely to have a stroke or heart attack than women who don’t have the condition, and the association varies by migraine frequency. An aura is...

    • Posted July 3, 2009
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  • Smokers Have More Migraine Attacks

    According to a study, tobacco acts as a precipitating factor for headaches, specifically migraines. The study shows that smokers have more migraine attacks and that smoking more than five cigarettes a day could trigger a migraine headache....

    • Posted June 24, 2009
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