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No Evidence That Adult Drugs Work For Migraines In Children And Teenagers
2013-01-29 08:34:14

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online It is well-known that children and teens can suffer from debilitating migraines as much as adults do. And many of these younger sufferers are often prescribed the same drugs and doses that adults receive for their pulse-pounding headaches. But two recent reviews of pediatric migraine research are digging up some troubling news. According to these reviews, there´s no evidence that most drugs currently prescribed to treat...

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2004-12-01 03:00:00

The words "migraine headache" and "children" do not seem to fit together, however children can experience migraine headaches. In fact, the disorder is much more common in children than previously thought. While complaints of headache are common in almost 70% of children, studies have shown 5% to 15% of children between the ages of 7 and 14 suffer from migraine headaches and 28% of the adolescent population exhibit chronic headache symptoms.'"4 These are large numbers, compared to how...


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  • A 'bachelor seal'; a young male seal which is prevented from mating by its herd's older males (mated bulls defending their territory).
This comes from the Russian word for 'bachelors.'
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