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2011-04-21 07:05:00

CHICAGO and RESEARCH TRIANGLE PARK, N.C., April 21, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Could migraine patients be doing more to get the most out of their medical visits? According to a new national survey released by the National Headache Foundation (NHF) and GlaxoSmithKline, the answer is yes. For the nearly 30 million migraine sufferers in the U.S., including six million treating with prescription medication, these survey results may have important implications. To view the multimedia assets...

2011-03-31 14:01:14

Roughly 15% of children suffer from migraines, and approximately one-third of these affected children have migraines with aura, a collection of symptoms that can include weakness, blind spots, and even hallucinations. Although the causes of migraines are unclear, a new study soon to be published in The Journal of Pediatrics suggests a connection between migraine headaches in children and a heart defect called patent foramen ovale, which affects 25% of people in the U.S. Dr. Rachel McCandless...

2011-03-30 07:59:02

(Ivanhoe Newswire) -- Bariatric surgery may provide an added benefit to severely obese patients besides weight loss: it can also help alleviate the excruciating pain of migraine headaches, according to this study. Researchers say obese patients who had suffered painful and debilitating migraines before bariatric surgery reported improvements in headache frequency, severity and disability just six months after surgery. At that point, most patients had lost an average of 66.4 pounds. "Obesity...

2011-03-22 00:00:28

The Institute for Vibrant Living, a leading provider of premium all natural supplements, announces the release of their new brain health supplement for migraines, M-Stopâ“ž¢ at the low introductory price of $15 per month. M-Stopâ“ž¢ addresses the symptoms and causes of migraine naturally, without drugs or side effects. Camp Verde, AZ (Vocus/PRWEB) March 21, 2011 The Institute for Vibrant Living (IVL), the leading direct-to-consumer...

2011-03-16 00:00:30

Neurofeedback More Effective than Medication: Eliminates Headaches Without Side-Effects. Stunning results from a new study reveal that 54% of participants receiving neurofeedback experienced complete relief from migraines. Beachwood, OH (PRWEB) March 15, 2011 Migraines cost American taxpayers $13 billion in missed work or reduced productivity annually. In a time of job insecurity and financial vulnerability, when stress levels are high and incomes are low, crippling migraines are an ever...

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2011-02-26 07:26:26

A new study, published in the journal Headache, has found that girls who get migraines appear more likely than their peers to gain extra weight during adulthood. Reuters reports that scientists found that four in ten women with childhood migraines had added at least 22 pounds since age 18, compared to three in ten women who never had the excruciating headaches. Other studies have linked migraines to obesity, but the new results held up even after taking into consideration that children...

2011-01-19 18:27:50

Recent work, in particular the CAMERA study, has used MRI to study the brains of migraine sufferers and has shown that a higher proportion of these patients exhibit lesions of the brain microvessels than the rest of the population. Lesions of the brain microvessels Lesions of the brain microvessels, visible on cerebral MRI images, can be of various kinds: white-matter hyperintensities and, more rarely, silent infarcts leading to loss of white-matter tissue. They result from a deterioration of...

2010-12-23 13:31:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- In a world where millions suffer daily from the debilitating pain of migraine headaches, one name stands out as the definitive leader in natural, safe and effective treatment. MigreLief by Akeso Health Sciences. Now, patients are raving about the amazing results of the new breakthrough product from Akeso. MigreLief+M (Menstrual) is the first of its kind supplement aimed at preventing migraines and other symptoms associated with a woman's...

2010-12-23 13:29:00

LOS ANGELES, Dec. 23, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- MigreLief, the first name in migraine prevention, releases a safe and proven effective supplement for children of all ages: Children's MigreLief. One of the hardest things for a parent to do is to see their child in pain. Yet every day millions of parents must watch helplessly as their children suffer from debilitating attacks. About one out of every 10 kids, or nearly 8 million children in the United States alone are plagued by what has...

2010-12-13 00:00:40

Though the FDA has recently approved BOTOX as a treatment for migraines, facial plastic surgeon Dr. Victor Lacombe emphasizes that its cosmetic uses are still widely popular among his patients looking to improve lines and wrinkles. Santa Rosa, CA (PRWEB) December 11, 2010 BOTOX® Cosmetic became a household name due to its remarkable ability to reduce wrinkles. Over time, new and varied uses for this innovative product have been developed, including a recent FDA clearance for use as a...


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