Latest migraines Stories

2012-05-01 05:17:23

(Ivanhoe Newswire)-- Anyone that has had a migraine knows how painful and disruptive it can be. New research shows that many treatments can help prevent migraines in certain people; however, few people with migraine who are candidates for these preventive treatments actually use them. "Studies show that migraine is under recognized and undertreated," Stephen D., guideline author, was quoted as saying. "About 38 percent of people who suffer from migraine could benefit from preventive...

Understanding 'Brain Freeze' May Lead To Migraine Treatments
2012-04-24 04:26:11

Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com Scientists are studying how the brain's blood flow causes a "brain freeze," which could eventually lead to a better understanding of other types of headaches. A brain freeze is a near-instantaneous headache that occurs when someone is taking a bite of ice cream, or slurping down an Icee. Scientists still do not have a handle on exactly why this phenomenon occurs, but they have determined that those who suffer migraines are more prone to experiencing a...

2012-02-26 08:00:00

Goldlite Hypnosis and Virtual Band Hypnosis Recently Helped Charlotte Lose 70 lbs. and Overcome Alcoholism Newport Beach, CA (PRWEB) February 26, 2012 Goldlite Hypnosis Institute recently announced helping Charlotte lose 70 lbs. by using the Virtual Band Hypnosissystem. Charlotte went through a long divorce and to comfort herself she started drinking wine. She drank at least a bottle of red wine per day. Charlotte went online, researched the internet and found Goldlite Hypnosis Institute....

Female Migraine Sufferers Also At Increased Risk Of Depression
2012-02-23 10:29:07

A new study reported on this week suggests that women who currently suffer or have suffered migraines in the past are at an increased risk for developing depression compared to women who have never had migraine, reports Matt McMillen for Health.com. For the study, to be released in April at the American Academy of Neurology's 64th Annual Meeting in New Orleans, researchers classified 36,154 women without depression and had provided information about migraine. Women were classified as...

2012-01-09 17:31:12

Acupuncture shows clinical effect in treating migraines but whether real or placebo effect is uncertain Acupuncture and sham acupuncture appear equally effective in treating migraines, according to a clinical trial published in CMAJ (Canadian Medical Association Journal) (pre-embargo link only) http://www.cmaj.ca/site/embargo/cmaj110551.pdf. An international team of researchers conducted a randomized controlled trial to determine the effect of acupuncture compared with sham acupuncture...

2011-10-22 07:00:00

Delta Spinal Care & Holistic Wellness (DSC), a local holistic health and wellness clinic, under direction of Drs. Matthew Flory and Chris Maffit, has developed a new program to identify the cause(s) of a personâs migraine and headache related symptoms including specific allergies, hormonal imbalances, stress and physical injuries. This is a unique and outstanding opportunity for individuals in the community who have not had access to these procedures because of increasing...

Exercise Just As Good As Drugs At Preventing Migraines
2011-10-12 03:14:15

Although exercise is often prescribed as a treatment for migraine, there has not previously been sufficient scientific evidence that it really works. However, research from the Sahlgrenska Academy at the University of Gothenburg, Sweden, has now shown that exercise is just as good as drugs at preventing migraines. Doctors use a variety of different methods to prevent migraines these days: on the pharmaceutical side a drug based on the substance topiramate has proved effective, while...

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