Navigation Links
Many Teens Lose Migraines as They Reach Adulthood

There’s good news for kids and teens with migraines. Nearly 40 percent of kids and teens with migraine no longer had headaches 10 years later, and another 20 percent developed// less severe headaches, according to a new study published in the October 24, 2006, issue of Neurology, the scientific journal of the American Academy of Neurology.

Kids with a family member with migraines were most likely to still have migraines 10 years later.

For the study, researchers screened all of the kids and teens age 11 to 14 in school in the town of Monreale, Italy, for headaches, and checked up on those with migraines five and 10 years later. Of the 55 kids who had migraines at the beginning of the study, 38 percent no longer had any headaches 10 years later. Another 20 percent no longer had migraines but had tension-type headaches.

“This is great news for children and teens who are dealing with migraine headache,” said study author Rosolino Camarda, MD, a neurologist at the University of Palermo and a fellow of the American Academy of Neurology. “Most of them will no longer have to deal with these disabling headaches by the time they are adults.”

Yet 42 percent of the kids and teens in the study still had migraines 10 years later. Those with parents or siblings with migraines were seven times more likely to still have migraines after 10 years than those with no close family members with migraines.

Unlike previous studies, Camarda and his colleagues did not find that girls were more likely to continue to have migraines over the years or that those whose migraines began when they were younger were more likely to continue to have migraines. Camarda said those differences could be due to the small size of the study and the limited age range of study participants.

The study was supported by grants from the Italian Ministry of Education, University and Research and the Sicilian Regional Government.

Source -Newswise'"/>




Related medicine news :

1. Teens turning to Internet for medical queries
2. Teens listen to parents about smoking
3. Teens Misusing Nicotine-Replacement Products
4. What Makes Teens take Drugs
5. Teens vitamin D deficiency an epidemic
6. Teens break bones due to lack of milk
7. Teens and women are more at risk of getting sunburned
8. Teens with diabetes may be already having cardiac problems
9. Anti-tobacco Advertising Can Reduces smoking Among Teens
10. Teens not interested in early sleep
11. Teens need to Exercise Caution While Using Online Blogs
Post Your Comments:
*Name:
*Comment:
*Email:


(Date:2/13/2016)... Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) , ... February 13, 2016 , ... ... on the environmental impact of American businesses. , The increasingly modern world of ... rely more often on non-renewable energy sources such as oil and coal, which pollutes ...
(Date:2/13/2016)... Canada (PRWEB) , ... February 13, 2016 , ... In ... foot forward. They’ll groom themselves to perfection, go out of their way to be ... date – just take a look at any online dating profile. , A ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... The law firm of Morrow, ... Parishes. The purpose of these scholarships is to encourage applicants to pursue a ... seek employment within these two parishes. , “We have available jobs in St. ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... Falls Church, VA (PRWEB) , ... February 12, ... ... in Store?, Feb. 29, 2016 — 1:30 p.m. – 3:00 p.m. EST, ... burner issue in the life cycle of pharmaceutical products, garnering increased attention from ...
(Date:2/12/2016)... ... February 12, 2016 , ... T.E.N., a technology and information ... ISE Southeast Awards 2016. Finalists and winners of the ISE® Awards for both ... and Awards Gala on March 15, 2016 at the Westin Peachtree Plaza, Atlanta. ...
Breaking Medicine News(10 mins):
(Date:2/11/2016)... , Feb. 11, 2016 Potrero Medical, Inc., the ... to announce the appointment of George M. Rapier, III ... San Antonio, TX , WellMed is one of the ... patients and HMO members in Texas ... 1990 out of his own internal medicine practice, he has ...
(Date:2/11/2016)...  MiMedx Group, Inc. (NASDAQ: MDXG ), the ... other birth tissues, human skin and bone, and patent-protected ... products and therapies, announced today that it will present ... in New York , NY.  Parker ... Senken , Chief Financial Officer and Chris Cashman ...
(Date:2/11/2016)... , Feb. 11, 2016  AfterPill.com is reporting ... recommend alcohol abstinence for all women who are at ... the U.S. each year and raises the risks of ... --> According to the Guttmacher Institute, ... of women of child-bearing age, who have sex without ...
Breaking Medicine Technology: