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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...

2013-02-02 23:01:04

According to a recent USA Today article, studies have shown that Botox treatments may correlate to a reduction in the symptoms of depression. Dr. Simon Ourian of Epione Beverly Hills believes these studies indicate that Botox's versatility may extend far beyond aesthetics. Los Angeles, California (PRWEB) February 02, 2013 According to one doctor, patients with tense frown muscles are more likely to be depressed and treating these muscles with Botox injections erases the tension and improves...

2013-01-29 23:03:41

DamoLab LLC announces the upcoming release of Headache & Migraine Tracker for iOS. Columbus, OH (PRWEB) January 29, 2013 From the creator of the successful My Pain Diary family of apps for iOS comes a new app specifically configured for tracking and reporting on headaches and migraines. The headache tracking app will be available for download from iTunes and the Apple App Store on Thursday, February 7th. Watch the Promotional Video Headache & Migraine Tracker makes it easy to keep...

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...


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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Cthulhu
  • A gigantic fictional humanoid alien god being described with a head resembling an octopus and dragon wings and claws, around whom an insane cult developed.
  • Pertaining to the mythos of Cthulhu and additional otherworldly beings created by H. P. Lovecraft or inspired by his writings and imitators.
This word was invented in 1926 by H.P. Lovecraft for his short story, 'The Call of Cthulhu.' 'Cthulhu' may be based on the word 'chthonic,' which in Greek mythology refers to the underworld.
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