Category: "Migraine"

What to know about frontal lobe headaches

What to know about frontal lobe headaches

Several types of headache involve frontal head pain, and identifying the type experienced can help to determine the best treatment.   Pain in the front of the head is sometimes described as a frontal lobe headache.   According to the National Institute of Health, more than 9 out of 10 people will experience a headache […]

Migraine relief: Prediction system may help to prevent pain

Migraine relief: Prediction system may help to prevent pain

New research presents the simulation of a system that predicts the onset of a migraine attack with a remarkably high degree of accuracy. Being able to foresee a migraine can help to relieve or even prevent the pain altogether. The findings may change the lives of those living with migraines’   Migraines are reported to […]

Can apple cider vinegar cure a headache?

Can apple cider vinegar cure a headache?

Headaches are a common annoyance for most people. There are numerous claims about the benefits of apple cider vinegar, from improving digestion to helping to treat headaches.   Whether apple cider vinegar is effective for treating headaches is not yet scientifically proven, but it is still praised by many as a natural treatment that can […]

Migraine therapy hailed as ‘incredibly important’ step forward

Migraine therapy hailed as ‘incredibly important’ step forward

A new drug can reduce the frequency and severity of migraine attacks, clinical trials have revealed.   The laboratory-made antibody Erenumab works by blocking a neural brain pathway called CGRP, and is the first drug in decades that prevents debilitating migraines.   Hailed as an “incredibly important” step forward, trial data on nearly 1,000 patients […]

Could a spinal fluid test help to diagnose migraine?

Could a spinal fluid test help to diagnose migraine?

After discovering that people who get migraine have significantly higher levels of sodium in their cerebrospinal fluid than people who do not get it, researchers call for further research to study this avenue as a new way to diagnose the headache disorder.

Could a spinal fluid test help to diagnose migraine?

Migraine, Tension-Type Headaches Common in Mitochondrial Patients, Study Shows

Researchers found that patients with different types of mitochondrial disease have higher rates of headaches compared to the general population. Tension-type headaches (TTH) were more frequent than migraines among this patient population, the study found.   The study, “Prevalence of Headache in Patients With Mitochondrial Disease: A Cross-Sectional Study,” was published in the journal Headache.

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