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Migraine Triggers In The Brain
2013-06-24 04:24:28

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online Researchers have located five genetic regions that have been linked to the onset of migraines, bringing them one step closer to understanding the causes and biological triggers that underlie the debilitating headaches. An international team of researchers conducted a large-scale genome study and identified 12 genetic regions associated with migraine susceptibility. Eight of those were located in or around genes that have a role in...

2013-06-21 12:24:16

SCHOFIELD, Wis., June 21, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- PuraMed BioScience(®), Inc., (OTCBB:PMBS), a researcher, developer, and marketer of over-the-counter (OTC) medicinal and healthcare products, announced the science behind LipiGesic(®) M, its homeopathic, over-the-counter migraine medication. PuraMed BioScience began the formulation process using the laboratory method and in-vitro analysis. By simulating an inflammatory response similar to the inflammation experienced by people with...

2013-06-18 12:30:01

June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month CHICAGO, June 18, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Migraines, considered to be the most debilitating of all headaches, affect 12% of the population worldwide and approximately 28 million people in the U.S. Sufferers frequently live in fear of the next headache onset, experience a disrupted sense of well-being, have a restricted ability to work and can develop family and other relationship problems. (Logo:...

2013-06-17 08:28:05

Helpful Tips to Avoid Summer Headaches and Migraine CHICAGO, June 17, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- June During the SUMMER, we all face an increased chance of exposure to the triggers and other precipitating factors of Headache. Vacations, air travel, the beach, picnics, and partying are not always fun times - especially if you are laid low with a Migraine or other headache. The National Headache Foundation offers these helpful tips for avoiding these summer spoilers: 1. The sun...

2013-06-13 23:15:05

California Society of Anesthesiologists Offers Tips for Migraine and Headache Pain Management during Migraine and Headache Awareness Month San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 13, 2013 Currently, more than 37 million people in the U.S. are diagnosed with migraines. Although 47 percent of the adult population experience headaches annually, these disorders are poorly recognized and inadequately treated. During June, Migraine and Headache Awareness Month, the California Society of Anesthesiologists...

2013-06-11 23:02:38

Teen knowledge on migraines is limited on signs, symptoms, and treatments. Many teenage girls misuse over-the-counter medications that can worsen symptoms. Hopewell, NJ (PRWEB) June 11, 2013 Migraine headaches are surprisingly common among teenage girls, yet many have limited knowledge of the disorder and frequently misuse over-the-counter medications that can worsen their symptoms, a noted headache researcher says. Dr. Mitra Assadi, director of the Headache Center at Capital Health´s...

2013-06-10 23:20:09

Dr. Ken Reed will discuss the Reed Procedure® Peripheral Nerve Stimulation Migraine Treatment for severe migraine headaches at a patient information seminar at 6 pm this June 18, 2013 in Newark, NJ. Newark, NJ (PRWEB) June 10, 2013 Dr. Ken Reed — leading specialist and innovator of the Reed Procedure® peripheral nerve stimulation migraine treatment, whose documented 85% success rate offers relief to people who suffer from debilitating migraine pain -- will host a free migraine...

2013-06-10 08:30:05

CHICAGO, June 10, 2013 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- June has been designated Migraine and Headache Awareness Month. This year's theme is "Unmasking the Mystery of Chronic Headaches." Almost 3.2 million Americans are missing work or school, are not able to perform daily chores, or cannot attend family or social activities because of chronic migraine. Chronic migraine primarily affects women who experience migraine headaches on 15 or more days per month. Although 47% of the adults in the U.S....

2013-05-31 08:22:44

MONTREAL, May 31, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - June is migraine awareness month(1). It is a great opportunity to remember that this neurological disorder is complex and to distinguish chronic migraine from episodic migraine. Chronic migraine is characterized by 15 headache days or more per month, affects 1,4 to 2,2% of the population, or nearly 370,000 Canadians(2), and is the 19(th) most debilitating disease according to the World Health Organization(3). "One of the main issues is that only 20%...

2013-05-30 23:01:42

A recent Miami Herald article discusses Botox's effectiveness in treating migraine headaches. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Medical Corporation says that he´s had success in his practice treating migraine headaches with Botox. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) May 30, 2013 Botox, the brand name for a drug made from Botulinum toxin, is popularly known as a treatment for wrinkles. With widespread media attention and exposure through television and film, it is no surprise that many people...


Latest Migraine 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...

Corrugator Supercilii muscle
2012-07-01 19:20:30

The Corrugator Supercilii is a small, narrow, pyramidal muscle found on the medial end of the eyebrow, beneath the Frontalis and just above the orbicularis oculi. It arises from the medial end of the superciliary arch, and its fibers pass upward and lateralward, between the palpebral and orbital portions of the Orbicularis oculi, and are inserted into the deep surface of the skin, above the middle of the orbital arch. This muscle draws the eyebrow downward and medialward and produce the...

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