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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...

Study Links Lightning Strikes To Headaches
2013-01-24 13:53:07

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online For all the advancements that have been made in the field of medical science, there remain a number of mysteries. For instance, doctors and medical researchers are still trying to understand how headaches occur and, equally important, how they can be prevented and treated. Today, researchers from the University of Cincinnati (UC) published a study which claims that one cause of headaches could be lightning, yet another...

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...

Migraine Skin Patch Approved By The FDA
2013-01-20 07:24:05

redOrbit Staff & Wire Reports - Your Universe Online The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has approved Zecuity, a skin patch used to treat migraine headaches, making it the first product of its kind to be cleared for sale in the US. Zecuity is manufactured by Pennsylvania-based NuPathe Inc, and according to Bloomberg reporter Ryan Flinn, it uses a “mild electrical current” to administer sumatriptan, “the most-prescribed migraine headache medication” in...

2013-01-18 23:03:26

The Drug Risk Resource Center is the Web´s largest source for information on prescription drug warnings, side effects and legal news. Visit http://www.DrugRisk.com New York, NY (PRWEB) January 18, 2013 The prescription drug resource center DrugRisk.com has added new information for those patients using the vaginal ring contraceptive NuvaRing showing, while the device has been linked to blood clots in the past, the risk may be even higher for women suffering migraines. The mission of...


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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