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New Migraine Guidelines Stress Prevention
Many patients suffering from chronic migraines may be eligible to take preventative medications, yet few take them. New guidelines for treating migraines stress using available therapies to prevent such attacks.
The Mystery Behind Brain Freeze
Ever been eating ice cream and found yourself suffering from the instant but brief headache most know as brain freeze? Scientists may have figured out the mystery behind it.
Migraines Associated with RLS
A large trial has found that women with migraine headaches are at a slightly increased risk of developing Restless Legs Syndrome ( RLS ).
Glasses May Reduce Light-Triggered Migraines
Photophobia, or light sensitivity, is common among migraine sufferers. Reducing light-triggered migraines may be as simple as slipping on a pair of rose-colored glasses.
Next Step for Failed Migraine Drug
MAP Pharmaceuticals will meet with U.S. Food and Drug Administration officials to clarify issues of concern after the agency failed to approve its investigational migraine inhaler just days ago.
Migraines Linked to Suicide Risk
Individuals who suffer from severe headaches, even if they're not migraines, are more likely to attempt suicide. Researchers said the increase could be due to the associated pain severity.
Migraines Forecast Mood Disorder
If you’ve had a migraine headache in the past there’s a good chance there are more health issues to come, a new study suggests.
One Cure for Crankiness: Drink Water
If you're waiting until you feel thirsty before drinking water, then you're waiting too long. And without proper hydration, you're likely to feel moody, anxious and unable to concentrate.
Mom's Double Whammy: Migraines and Colic
What's worse than a decapitating migraine for a new mom? The nonstop crying of her colicky newborn every night. Turns out the two might be linked.
Fighting Hormonal Migraine Misery
As if the usual monthly routine were not enough for women to deal with, some women are afflicted with what seems a random and heartless combination–menstruation and migraines.