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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.
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.
When Big Headaches Hit Little Ones
A migraine headache can knock you flat — and that's for an adult. Imagine how migraines might affect children, especially when it comes to school.
When Migraines Hurt
Having a migraine is enough to deal with on its own, without the worry that it may be a symptom of something bigger.
Why are Headaches Common After Brain Injury?
It seems obvious that headaches would persist after a traumatic brain injury. Curiously, headaches appear to be more common after a mild traumatic brain injury compared to more severe injuries.
The Migraine Treatment No One is Suggesting
Despite demonstrated evidence-based effectiveness, a new survey revealed that few migraine treatment specialists suggest that their patients try biofeedback, cognitive behavioral therapy or relaxation training.