All posts tagged "migraine headaches"

  • Migraine More Than Doubles Risk of Ischemic Stroke

    Researchers have affirmed that migraine headaches are associated with more than twofold higher chances of ischemic stroke. Ischemic stroke is the most common kind of stroke and occurs when blood supply to the brain is suddenly cut...

    • Posted November 16, 2009
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  • Study Suggests Overweight People Have Higher Risk of Migraine Headache

    Overweight people who are between the ages of 20 and 55 may have a higher risk of experiencing migraine headaches, according to a study. For the study, abdominal obesity was measured by waist circumference or the total...

    • Posted February 14, 2009
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  • Health Risks and Economic Burden of Migraine Headaches

    A new study published in Value in Health reviews the economic burden of migraine headaches in the U.S. and recent clinical findings of the health risks of this neurological condition. This study traces the history of economic...

    • Posted February 3, 2009
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  • Tension and Migraine Headaches Respond to Acupuncture

    Two new systematic reviews have found that acupuncture therapy can provide patients who suffer from tension and migraine headache an alternative treatment for their pain. Systematic reviews draw evidence-based conclusions about medical practice after considering both the...

    • Posted January 26, 2009
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  • Prescribed Medications May Increase the Frequency of Migraines

    Researchers at the Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University have discovered that certain commonly prescribed medications may have the unintended effect of increasing the frequency of migraine attacks. This important discovery could change the way...

    • Posted November 19, 2008
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