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2012-12-14 05:01:14

Caddy Products, LLC, the makers of the FaceCaddy Hot and Cold Therapy Wrap, has expanded their product line to include two new therapy wraps, the EyesCaddy and the BackCaddy. The EyesCaddy is designed to help with light sensitivity, migraines and sinus pain, and the BackCaddy addresses lower back pain. The BackCaddy is also one of the few consumer products that expands to fit an 85 inch waist. New York, NY (PRWEB) December 13, 2012 Building on the success of their first product, the...

Impaired Cognition Not Related To Migraine-associated Brain Changes
2012-11-14 10:30:54

NIH/National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke NIH-funded study tracks nearly 300 people for 9 years Women with migraines did not appear to experience a decline in cognitive ability over time compared to those who didn't have them, according to a nine-year follow up study funded by the National Institutes of Health. The study also showed that women with migraine had a higher likelihood of having brain changes that appeared as bright spots on magnetic resonance imaging...

Migraines Affect School Performance
2012-10-30 05:40:20

Connie K. Ho for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online Researchers recently found that children who have migraines have a greater likelihood of having test scores that are lower than the average school performance of students who didn´t have any migraines. According to the American Academy of Neurology (AAN), migraines can be described as throbbing pain or intense pulsing around the head. "Studies have looked at the burden of migraine for adolescents, but less work has been...

Painkillers May Lead To More Headaches, Trapping People In A “Vicious Cycle”
2012-09-19 09:56:52

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Painful headaches that affect nearly a million people in the UK, and many more millions worldwide, may be partly caused by overuse of common painkillers such as aspirin, paracetamol and triptans, according to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). The watchdog estimates that one in 50 people who experience headaches are suffering because they overuse their medications. The warning comes as the group,...

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...

2012-08-13 13:04:48

According to new research from Brigham and Women's Hospital, migraines are not associated with cognitive decline Migraines currently affect about 20 percent of the female population, and while these headaches are common, there are many unanswered questions surrounding this complex disease. Previous studies have linked this disorder to an increased risk of stroke and structural brain lesions, but it has remained unclear whether migraines had other negative consequences such as dementia or...


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