migraine sufferers

Painkillers overuse causing a million headaches in Britain


September 19th, 2012 - 9:27 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 19 (IANS) Over a million people in Britain could be suffering from constant and crippling headaches because of taking too many painkillers, according to experts.According to the National ... Read more...

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Now, treat chronic migraine with Botox


August 30th, 2011 - 1:46 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 30 (IANS) The anti-ageing drug Botox was until now an answer to your beauty concerns, but now the treatment can also benefit sufferers of chronic migraine, a neurological ... Read more...

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Genes linked to migraine discovered


June 13th, 2011 - 2:40 am ICT by IANS
Los Angeles, June 13 (IANS) US scientists have discovered three gene variants linked to migraine, a move that could help understand the cause of severe headaches.Inheriting any one of the ... Read more...

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Migraines, headaches ‘do not increase risk of cognitive decline’


January 20th, 2011 - 2:20 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 20 (ANI): A study - using MRI to study the brains of migraine sufferers - has shown that a higher proportion of these patients exhibit lesions of the brain microvessels ... Read more...

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Ibuprofen may help people suffering from migraine headaches


October 6th, 2010 - 5:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 06 (ANI): A review has suggested that for people suffering from migraine headaches, over-the-counter ibuprofen - Advil and Motrin are well-known brands - might be enough to relieve the pain.A ... Read more...

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Scientists identify faulty gene behind migraine


September 27th, 2010 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
London, Sep 27 (IANS) The discovery of a faulty gene behind migraine - an extremely painful condition - offers a ray of hope to millions of sufferers. The finding potentially opens the way ... Read more...

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High-dose aspirin relieves severe headache, migraine


September 22nd, 2010 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 22 (ANI): Aspirin in high doses can relieve severe headaches and migraine, according to a new research at the UCSF Headache Center.Study participants administered aspirin through an IV and ... Read more...

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Seeking cures online may be hazardous to health


September 1st, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 1 (ANI): The Internet might be a treasure trove of information but it's not the best place to diagnose your illness symptoms to find out what you have. In fact, ... Read more...

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Migraine sufferers ‘at higher risk of dying from heart disease’


August 25th, 2010 - 1:36 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 25 (ANI): A new study has shown that those who suffer from migraines with aura (temporary visual or sensory disturbances before or during a migraine headache) are at a higher ... Read more...

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Abuse may raise risk of heart attack, stroke in migraine sufferers


June 24th, 2010 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Scientists have revealed that patients who suffer from acute migraine and have had childhood abuse experiences are more likely to suffer from cardiovascular (CV) disease.Scientists found a linear ... Read more...

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New drug ‘eases migraine with fewer side effects’


April 22nd, 2010 - 4:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): A new drug could help thousands of migraine sufferers for whom existing treatments do not work, say scientists.A lot of patients do not respond to the best current ... Read more...

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Migraine sufferers process visual cues poorly in messy environments


April 9th, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 9 (ANI): Migraine sufferers may process visual cues badly in an environment with a lot of visual distractions, says a new study.In the study, published in the April issue of ... Read more...

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Hand-held home device could ease migraine sufferers’ pain


March 4th, 2010 - 2:51 pm ICT by ANI
London, March 4 (ANI): A new hand-held device could prove to be an alternative treatment in relieving migraine sufferers from pain, a trial of the gadget has shown.Experts from the Albert Einstein ... Read more...

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Chronic migraineurs more likely to be sick, poor, depressed


February 18th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 18 (ANI): A new research has shown that chronic migraine sufferers tend to be in poorer general health, less well off, and more depressed than those with episodic migraine.The results ... Read more...

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Migraine likely to double risk of heart attacks


February 11th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 11 (IANS) Migraine sufferers are twice as likely to have heart attacks compared to their healthy counterparts, says a new study. Migraine sufferers also face increased risk for stroke and ... Read more...

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Migraine ‘doubles heart attack risk’


February 11th, 2010 - 11:21 am ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 11 (ANI): Migraine sufferers are more likely to have heart attacks, a new study claims.The study by researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University has been published ... Read more...

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Why light worsens migraine headaches?


January 11th, 2010 - 3:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 11 (IANS) Why do migraine sufferers go into a dark room during an attack? Scientists at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Centre (BIDMC) have identified a new visual pathway that underlies ... Read more...

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‘Aura’ migraines ‘double stroke risk’


October 28th, 2009 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 28 (ANI): Migraine doubles the chance of a stroke if accompanied by aura (temporary visual or sensory disturbances), says a new study.Further risk factors for stroke among patients with migraine ... Read more...

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Surgery the best bet for migraine headaches


October 25th, 2009 - 5:00 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 25 (ANI): A new American study strongly suggests that surgery may be the best option for acute migraine headaches.The researchers of the University Hospitals Case Medical Center closely monitored 79 ... Read more...

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Migraine sufferers more vulnerable to hangover


October 19th, 2009 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Migraine sufferers may be more vulnerable to an alcohol-induced headache after a night of drinking, according to researchers. Until now, studying the mechanism behind migraine and other forms ... Read more...

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Migraine headaches linked to bad academic performance


July 4th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): Teens who suffer from migraine headaches are more likely to get lower grades, and less likely to graduate from high school, or attend college than those who don't ... Read more...

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Migraines more common in women than men


June 26th, 2009 - 12:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 26 (ANI): Next time your wife complaints about migraine pain, don't think of it as an excuse for not cooking food, for the most common type of headache that sends ... Read more...

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Smoking more than 5 ciggies a day triggers migraine attacks


June 25th, 2009 - 11:44 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): Smoking more than 5 cigarettes a day can provoke migraine attacks, claims a new study published in the Journal of Headache and Pain.The research prior to the work ... Read more...

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Magnetic therapy to treat chronic migraine developed


April 30th, 2009 - 6:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 30 (ANI): A new therapy that uses magnetic pulses has shown promise in treating chronic migraine sufferers, say researchers.The new therapy is called transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS.During the ... Read more...

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Novel target for migraine prevention identified


April 29th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 29 (ANI): Researchers have found a potential target for developing new treatment for acute migraine attacks.The new research by Addex Pharmaceuticals showed that targeting glutamate receptor 'mGluR5', the most common ... Read more...

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Economic slump a real headache for migraine sufferers


April 23rd, 2009 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
Hong Kong, April 23 (DPA) The economic slowdown has brought pain to Hong Kong in more ways than one, with many headache victims suffering more attacks since the crisis began, a survey ... Read more...

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Special exercise programme could benefit migraine sufferers


April 17th, 2009 - 5:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Apr 17 (ANI): Researchers from the Sahlgrenska Academy, University of Gothenburg, Sweden have developed a special exercise programme for people suffering from migraine.Migraine sufferers are often advised to take exercise, however, ... Read more...

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Aerobics can reduce migraine suffering


March 27th, 2009 - 1:44 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 27 (ANI): While physical exercise has been shown to trigger migraine headaches among sufferers, a new study suggests that aerobics can significantly reduce the suffering.During the study, researchers examined a ... Read more...

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Aerobic exercise reduces suffering from migraine


March 27th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 27 (IANS) While other forms of exercise may trigger headaches among migraine patients, a new aerobic exercise programme is well tolerated by them. A new study also found that the ... Read more...

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Migraine sufferers at increased anxiety risk


January 22nd, 2009 - 2:07 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 22 (ANI): A new study has found that people who suffer from migraine might be at an increased risk of developing mental disorders such as anxiety and depression. According to ... Read more...

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New migraine drug with fewer side effects shows promise


November 25th, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 25 (ANI): Millions of migraine sufferers have been offered fresh hope after researchers claimed that a treatment for the condition is as existing drugs but with fewer side effects.In ... Read more...

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Barbiturates and narcotics abuse can increase frequency of migraine attacks


November 19th, 2008 - 6:32 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 19 (ANI): A new study has discovered that overusing of certain commonly prescribed medications could increase the frequency of migraine attacks.The discovery, made by a research team, led by ... Read more...

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Migraines surprisingly lower breast cancer risk by 30 percent


November 6th, 2008 - 1:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 6 (ANI): Women who have a history of migraine headaches are at a significantly lower risk of breast cancer, a new study has found.The findings have been reported in ... Read more...

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Extra-marital affairs can prove fatal for migraine sufferers


October 2nd, 2008 - 1:32 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 2 (ANI): Cheating on your partner can cost you more than your marriage, at least in the case of migraine sufferers.According to Italian researchers, the guilt of being unfaithful ... Read more...

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Migraine sufferers more prone to blood clots


September 16th, 2008 - 2:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sept 16 (ANI): Migraine headache sufferers may have a higher risk of developing blood clots in their veins, according to a study published in the September 16, 2008, issue of ... Read more...

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