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2013-04-17 16:49:13

Review finds little difference between effectiveness of drugs routinely prescribed for migraine prevention but evident difference in the side-effects experienced Migraine headaches are a major cause of ill health and a reduced quality of life. Some individuals suffer from a frequent and severe migraine problem which means that they require regular medication to try and prevent them. A new review´ of the medications, which may help to prevent episodic migraines, appears in the Journal...

2013-03-18 15:57:36

Johns Hopkins-led research could offer a biomarker for tracking treatment response In a small, preliminary study of regular migraine sufferers, scientists have found that measuring a fat-derived protein called adiponectin (ADP) before and after migraine treatment can accurately reveal which headache victims felt pain relief. A report on the study of people experiencing two to 12 migraine headaches per month, led by researchers at Johns Hopkins, is published in the March issue of the...

Making Whoopee Is The Cure For Chronic Headaches Says German Study
2013-03-06 13:44:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When a migraine attack sets in, the common response for most people is to dim the lights, remove any noises or distractions and lie down in bed until it passes. A new study suggests that these may be just the first steps toward setting the mood for a far more effective way of getting rid of a headache. According to team of neurologists from the University in Muenster, Germany, having sex can lead to “partial or complete...

2013-03-02 23:03:12

Abram Burgher, M.D. will perform the Omega neurostimulation procedure for long-term chronic migraine treatment. Phoenix, AZ (PRWEB) March 02, 2013 Migraine Treatment Centers of America (“Migraine Centers”) is pleased to welcome Abram Burgher, M.D. in the Phoenix, Arizona area. This new and exciting partnership will offer the Omega migraine procedure at Freedom Pain Hospital, the nation's first pain hospital. Utilizing technology that is similar to a pacemaker, the Omega...

2013-02-07 10:00:12

Wearing a nerve stimulator for 20 minutes a day may be a new option for migraine sufferers, according to new research published in the February 6, 2013, online issue of Neurology®, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The stimulator is placed on the forehead, and it delivers electrical stimulation to the supraorbital nerve. For the study, 67 people who had an average of four migraine attacks per month were followed for one month with no treatment. Then they...

Bright Light And Hard Exercise May Not Be Migraine Triggers After All
2013-01-24 12:49:50

Brett Smith for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online New research that was recently published in the journal Neurology suggests that two supposed migraine triggers, bright lights and hard exercise, may not have as much of an effect as previously thought. In what sounds like one of the most cruelly designed experiments, researchers had 27 migraine patients run or ride an exercise bike at maximum effort for one hour, while the scientists used a combination of lamps and bright flashes for...

2013-01-10 08:25:59

MORRIS PLAINS, N.J., Jan. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- ElectroCore®, a company dedicated to developing effective, non-invasive Vagal Nerve Stimulation (nVNS) therapies for serious medical conditions including primary headaches, announced today that initial enrollment has begun for its FDA approved chronic migraine prevention study using its GammaCore nVNS therapy. The randomized, sham-controlled study is enrolling patients at 10 sites across the U.S. The study, which is expected to offer an...

2013-01-06 05:02:55

Advanced Migraine Patient Ambassador's will share their wedding experience as migraine sufferers before and after a migraine relief neurostimulation procedure that helped them have the wedding day and honeymoon they always dreamed of. Houston, TX (PRWEB) January 05, 2013 Advanced Migraine Relief and Treatment Center, LLC, a leader in migraine nuerostimulation therapy, will be at the 28th Bi-Annual Bridal Extravaganza in Houston, January 5-6, at the George R. Brown Convention Center....

2012-10-26 04:00:13

Advanced Migraine Relief and Treatment Center is hosting a free seminar on Thursday, October 25, 2012 at 7pm about neurostimulation and the Transforma procedure for chronic migraine relief. Houston, TX (PRWEB) October 25, 2012 Advanced Migraine Relief and Treatment Center, LLC announced today they will be hosting a seminar at University General Hospital about the Transforma procedure, a new option for the control of migraine symptoms based on combined occipital and supraorbital...

Migraines Hurt Your Head Not Your Brain
2012-08-16 13:51:41

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Migraines are not associated with cognitive decline according to new research from Brigham and Women's Hospital 20 percent of the female population is currently affected by migraines. Even though these headaches are common, there are still a lot of unanswered questions about this complex disease. This disorder has been linked to structural brain lesions and an increased risk of stroke in previous studies, but it is still unclear...