Navigation Links
Hangovers May Be Tougher for Migraine Sufferers
Date:10/19/2009

Rat study helps pinpoint cause of increased headache pain

MONDAY, Oct. 19 (HealthDay News) -- As if migraine sufferers didn't already have enough pain, new research has found that they may also be more prone to hangover headaches.

U.S. researchers studied the effects of alcohol on a group of rats that experience recurrent migraines as well as a group of control rats that don't get the headaches. The study authors found that the rats with migraines experienced more pain four to six hours after ingesting alcohol than the control rats.

"Our results suggest that dehydration or impurities in alcohol are not responsible for hangover headache," Michael Oshinsky, an assistant professor of neurology at Jefferson Medical College of Thomas Jefferson University, and a member of the Jefferson Headache Center team, said in a university news release.

"Since these rats were sufficiently hydrated and the alcohol they received contained no impurities, the alcohol itself or a metabolite must be causing the hangover-like headache. These data confirm the clinical observation that people with migraine are more susceptible to alcohol-induced headaches," Oshinsky added.

The study was scheduled to be presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, held Oct. 17 to 21 in Chicago.

The researchers are now studying the mechanism for causing a headache, along with the metabolites of alcohol that trigger hangover headaches.

More information

The U.S. National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke has more about migraine.



-- Robert Preidt



SOURCE: Thomas Jefferson University, news release, Oct. 18, 2009


'/>"/>
Copyright©2009 ScoutNews,LLC.
All rights reserved

Page: 1

Related medicine news :

1. Blood Pressure Tougher to Tame in Winter
2. FDA Mulls Tougher Warning Label on Kids Flu Drugs
3. FDA Panel Backs Tougher Warning for Tamiflu
4. FDA Panel Backs Tougher Warning on Asthma Drugs for Kids
5. Minorities, Poor Have Tougher Time Monitoring Diabetes
6. FDA Demands Tougher Warnings on Immunosuppressive Drugs
7. Quitting Smoking Tougher on Women
8. Terror Fears Tougher on Minorities, Disabled
9. Atkins Diet Tougher on Heart After Weight Loss
10. Fixed Dosed Combination Agents and Novel Antihypertensives Are Expected to Face Tougher Formulary Restrictions
11. Smoking Packs a Tougher Wallop for Women
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... May 23, 2017 , ... Orbita’s Nathan Treloar will discuss the role ... San Francisco. Titled Connected Health and IoT: Technology Innovators and Disruption , the ... Parks Associates, a market research and consulting firm specializing in emerging consumer technology products ...
(Date:5/23/2017)... ... 2017 , ... Therachat , a smart guided journaling tool for improving ... current state of anxiety in support of National Mental Health Awareness Month. , The ... and benchmarked general anxiety levels as well as identified the top triggers, impact to ...
(Date:5/22/2017)... ... May 22, 2017 , ... Patients who avoid necessary ... relaxing sedation dentistry in Mt. Kisco, NY from Advanced Endodontics of Westchester. This highly-trained ... variety of treatments. One or more sedation methods may be recommended based on the ...
(Date:5/22/2017)... PITTSBURGH, PA (PRWEB) , ... May 22, 2017 , ... ... way to write with a pen. "My wife’s hand was damaged in a firework ... invent something that helps people with manual problems." , He then designed and created ...
(Date:5/22/2017)... ... , ... Faithfully following pop culture, people today are forever in pursuit of ... fitness programs. It carries on to skin nourished, pampered and nurtured to be soft ... CDA has found that just like a perfectly cut and polished diamond, ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:5/4/2017)... MEMPHIS, Tenn. , May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ ... of Infection Control, Ultraviolet-C light as ... demonstrated Tru-D SmartUVC,s ability to reduce bioburden on ... influenced bioburden reduction on high-touch, complex medical equipment ... in surgical infections. "This study further ...
(Date:5/4/2017)... Wash. , May 4, 2017   BioLife ... leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of proprietary clinical grade ... media ("BioLife" or the "Company"), today announced that the ... after market close on Thursday, May 11, 2017, and ... live webcast at 1:30 p.m. PT that afternoon. Management ...
(Date:5/2/2017)... NEW YORK and LONDON ... distributor of market intelligence, MarketResearch.com is pleased to announce ... Consulting AB that allows for the marketing and ... market analyses through the MarketResearch.com website. The ... access to complete product descriptions and tables of contents ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: