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2013-12-13 09:35:30

Medical histories: 'Compulsive plague! Pain without end!' How Richard Wagner played out his migraine in the opera Siegfried In a paper published in the Christmas edition of The BMJ, researchers have looked at how German composer Richard Wagner's disabling migraines and headaches influenced his operas. As composer of frequently performed operas worldwide, Wagner's medical problems have been investigated in numerous accounts and he even described his headaches and symptoms as the "main...

2013-12-12 23:25:23

Pittsburgh-based InventHelp, a leading inventor service company, is submitting the H.H. Reliever to applicable companies for their review. Pittsburgh, PA (PRWEB) December 12, 2013 "I’ve suffered with migraines for over 30 years, so I know the main triggers for migraines," said an inventor from La Crosse, Wisc. "While many analgesics may help reduce migraines to some degree, I decided that there needed to be a better way to fight migraines." The versatile H.H....

2013-12-10 23:00:39

Denver, CO dentist Dr. Charles S. Barotz now offers an advanced diagnostic and treatment system capable of resolving painful headache disorders caused by improper or unbalanced dental forces without drugs or needles. Denver, CO (PRWEB) December 10, 2013 Dr. Charles S. Barotz with the Denver Headache Center, a new division of Barotz Dental, now provides TruDenta therapy, a drug-free and needle-free treatment option for patients with chronic headache disorders, head, neck, and jaw pain....

2013-12-05 23:39:22

The central analgesic mechanism of acupuncture for migraine remains poorly understood. Acupuncture has been shown to become a recommended treatment for migraine sufferers. However, a single acupuncture stimulus cannot be indicative of the cumulative effects of acupuncture treatment. Prof. Fanrong Liang and colleagues from Chengdu University of Traditional Chinese Medicine recruited migraine sufferers receiving 1 month of acupuncture treatment and explored the central analgesic mechanism of...

Pulsatile Blood Flow Uncovers New Migraine Features
2013-12-05 17:15:05

University of Eastern Finland With every heartbeat, the blood is sent to all our peripheral tissues, generating changes in pulsatile perfusion. Using these pulsatile changes as a source of information, researchers at the University of Eastern Finland have developed a new method of 2D mapping of microcirculation, called BPI (Blood Pulsation Imaging). The aim is to use the pulsatile vascular changes detected with BPI for diagnostic purposes. The research consortium comprising physicists,...

2013-11-27 23:31:00

Core Products, proudly made in the USA, offers unprecedented discounts on most popular holiday gift items for four days only. (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 Core Products International is offering doorbuster savings on some of its best gift items, which are proudly made in the USA. The four items chosen for this year’s discounts were selected based on positive reviews, a general application potential for specific or overall pain relief and size, due to the number of people traveling for the...

2013-11-27 23:28:51

Founded by hangover specialist Dr. Jason Burke, the Hangover Research Institute (HRI) recently received 501 c3 exempt status from the IRS. The HRI has been deemed an official public charity. Las Vegas, NV (PRWEB) November 27, 2013 In December 2012, Dr. Jason Burke founded the Hangover Research Institute as the first research facility in the world focused on the scientific study of veisalgia, or hangovers. The preliminary goal of the institute was to further investigate the initial...

allergies cause more severe migraines
2013-11-25 12:51:29

Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Researchers have found that those who suffer from migraines and battles allergies endure a more severe form of headache then their peers. According to findings published in the journal Cephalalgia, allergies and hay fever, or rhinitis, may cause more significant migraines. Migraines are three times more common in women than men, and about 12 percent of the US population experiences this harsh headache. Moreover, experts say that somewhere...


Latest Headaches Reference Libraries

Heat Therapy
2012-12-31 12:08:31

Heat therapy is a treatment in the medical field to relieve pain and improve over health. It can be a therapy used only once, repeatedly in rehabilitation sessions, or as part of an after-care routine in sports medicine. It can be delivered in many forms with success in all. How the Heat Helps As heat is introduced to the area, the temperature will increase beginning from the outer layer and moving deeper into the tissues. After the change in temperature, the blood vessels in the area of...

Cephalalgia, Journal
2012-04-25 14:12:25

Cephalalgia is a peer-reviewed medical journal published by SAGE Publications on behalf of the International Headache Society. The journal is subtitled 'An International Journal of Headache'. The journal was established in 1981 and is published tri-weekly (or 16 times per year). It was previously published by Blackwell Publishing. The editor-in-chief is David W. Dodick of Mayo Clinic College of Medicine. Cephalalgia provides an international forum for research, review and discussions on...

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Word of the Day
abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.