WEDNESDAY, March 2, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Adults who suffered emotional abuse as children may have an increased risk of migraines, but such a link wasn’t seen with physical or sexual abuse, researchers are reporting.
“Emotional abuse showed the strongest link to increased risk of migraine,” study author Dr. Gretchen Tietjen, from the University of […]
TUESDAY, Feb. 23, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Genetic links may exist between irritable bowel syndrome (IBS) and migraine and tension-type headaches, researchers report.
“Since headache and irritable bowel syndrome are such common conditions, and causes for both are unknown, discovering a possible link that could shed light on shared genetics of the conditions is encouraging,” study […]
FRIDAY, Jan. 15, 2016 (HealthDay News) — Marijuana may give relief to migraine sufferers, a new study suggests.
The research included 121 people diagnosed with migraines and treated with medical marijuana between January 2010 and September 2014. Overall, the patients’ number of migraines fell from just over 10 to less than five per month, which is […]
FRIDAY, Dec. 11, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People with asthma may be more than twice as likely to develop chronic migraines as those without breathing troubles, a new study suggests.
The research included about 4,500 Americans. At the start of the study in 2008, the study volunteers had fewer than 15 migraines a month. One year […]
FRIDAY, Nov. 6, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Some sleepwalkers don’t feel pain when they suffer an injury — even a severe one — during a sleepwalking episode, a new study finds.
But sleepwalkers are at increased risk for headaches and migraines when they’re awake, the researchers added.
The researchers assessed 100 sleepwalkers and a control group of […]
WEDNESDAY, Sept. 9, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Researchers report that measuring levels of certain fats in the bloodstream might one day help spot women at high risk for migraines.
“While more research is needed to confirm these initial findings, the possibility of discovering a new biomarker for migraine is exciting,” wrote study author Dr. B. Lee […]