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Imaging Can Be Such A Headache
Getting to the bottom of a headache can be a headache itself. Many turn to CT or MRI scans for answers. But a recent campaign says that may not be necessary.
Migraine Prevention With A Headband
Nerve stimulation is an accepted treatment for chronic pain, but is not well understood when it comes to headaches. Researchers are looking at how effective a new stimulation device is at preventing migraines.
Can Lightning Cause Headaches?
Migraine sufferers may tell you that bad weather can trigger their headache. But how much of a role does weather actually play in migraines and what effect do particular events like lightning have on these headaches?
How Accurate Are Migraine Triggers?
More than half of all patients with migraine with aura can identify at least one thing that initiates their migraine attacks. Yet many of these triggers are simply unavoidable in everyday life.
Are Genetics Responsible For Your Migraines?
Research has shown that epileptics may be twice as likely to have migraine headaches as those who do not have the seizure disorder. What is it that connects these two conditions?
Migraine With Aura and Your Heart
Having a migraine is headache enough without having to worry about cardiovascular disease. For those who experience migraine with aura, it may be important to consider the health of your heart.
From Stomach Aches to Headaches
When the stomach's yearning for food, heads can start aching as well. And it can happen more often among people with stomach problems.
Is it a Migraine?
You’ve got a headache, and it’s a bad one. Your head hurts and you're in pain –  that’s all you know. So how to know when it crosses the line into migraine?
Botox and Surgery Does the Trick for Teen Suffering from Headaches
Taylor Williams, 17, of Wixom, Mich., has suffered from severe headaches for more than two years. The headaches, which caused Taylor to seek medical treatment including emergency care on a number of occasions, were continuous and the medications prescribed were not working.
No Cognitive Problems from Migraines
It is challenging to make sense out of the brain's mysteries. This is especially true in understanding how migraines might affect the brain. But researchers are learning more.