FRIDAY, June 27, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Nearly 1 million Americans face the threat of cluster headaches since summer officially arrived, an expert says.
That’s because people’s biological rhythms are linked with the Earth’s rotation, according to Dr. Brian Grosberg, director of the Montefiore Headache Center in New York City.
Cluster headaches occur close together and often [...]
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THURSDAY, June 26, 2014 (HealthDay News) — When a spouse, partner or parent has chronic migraines, the whole family suffers, a new study found.
The research discovered that most chronic migraine sufferers report that their severe headaches have a big impact on family relationships, activities and sexual intimacy.
The results were [...]
THURSDAY, June 19, 2014 (HealthDay News) — U.S. veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan wars who suffered brain injuries are at a much higher risk for headaches, especially migraines, a new study finds.
Deployment-linked traumatic brain injury “is associated with a strong and highly significant increase in frequency and intensity of headache, the majority of which [...]
THURSDAY, May 15, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Older people who have migraines may be twice as likely to have “silent strokes,” according to a new study.
Silent strokes are symptomless brain injuries caused by a blood clot that disrupts blood flow to the brain. Researchers cautioned that these brain injuries are a risk factor for [...]
In a surprising twist on how stress may affect migraine risk, new research suggests that patients who are able to lower their stress levels may end up inadvertently boosting their immediate risk for a migraine attack.
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first device aimed at preventing migraines. The device, called Cefaly, is a headband-like device that runs on a battery and sits across the forehead and over the ears, the FDA said in a statement.