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Neck surgery for cervical spine disorders found to alleviate associated headaches

... not a "cure" for all headaches. But, if you have headaches associated with neck pain and dysfunction, ... this study was to determine: the prevalence of headaches in patients with cervical radiculopathy (shooting ... disease. This study does not include migraine headaches and only ...

Neck Surgery for Cervical Spine Disorders Found to Alleviate Associated Headaches

... Improvement of headaches significant after anterior cervical ... not a 'cure' for all headaches. But, if you have headaches associated with neck pain and dysfunction, ... study was to determine: the prevalence of headaches in patients with cervical radiculopathy (shooting ...

Many Kids Outgrow Chronic Headaches

... For most children who suffer from chronic daily headaches in their early teens, a new study has good news ... For the remaining 12 percent, however, those headaches may persist into adulthood. And, the study, ... migraines were more likely to continue having headaches as they got older. "This long-term ...

Migraine Frequency Tied to Stroke, Heart Attack Risk

... in women with a higher frequency of migraine headaches with aura," said Dr. Tobias Kurth, lead author of ... the high-frequency migraine group, those who have headaches at least weekly," he explained. In both ... study results should not make women with migraine headaches fearful, Kurth said. "Despite a very large study ...

EHE International Supports the National Headache Foundation

... More than 45 million Americans suffer from headaches annually NEW YORK, June 8 ... to a complex, yet common condition. While headaches may be a nuisance for some, they can be ... many people having frequent and sometimes severe headaches that affect their family, social and work life, ...

New Online Tool Helps People With Headache Take Control, Get Relief

... many people having frequent and sometimes severe headaches that affect their family, social and work life, ... available, but begins with an understanding that headaches are very personal. Four simple strategies can ... course to relief: Realize that headaches matter, and take ...

Researchers call for new space headache category following astronauts' survey

... Their study jettisons the theory that astronauts' headaches are normally caused by space motion sickness, ... research shows that space flights may trigger headaches without other space motion sickness symptoms in ... headache as a separate entity among the secondary headaches attributed to disorders of homeostasis, which is ...

My Mother/Myself: Migraine Headaches are Hereditary

... mother/daughter relationship can give some women headaches -- literally. Yet, on Mother's Day we choose to ... the triggers, patterns and symptoms of their own headaches -- including how they may mirror moms' -- they ... probably has or had migraines. And, if mom had headaches around her period, she probably had menstrual ...

Many Combat Vets Suffer Severe Headaches Upon Return

... MONDAY, Feb. 23 (HealthDay News) -- headaches have become a common complaint among soldiers who ... while serving in Iraq or Afghanistan. These headaches tend to be debilitating, mirroring migraines in ... Wash. But not much has been known about the headaches that can occur as a result. Research presented ...

Using Sleep to Manage Headaches May Cause Insomnia

... States, 32 of whom suffered from tension-type headaches (TTH), while the other 33 women experienced ... needed to determine if insomnia actually causes headaches (or vice versa) or whether the two are simply ... said. Unfortunately, different types of headaches may call for different treatments, and it's often ...

Study finds behavioral link between insomnia and tension-type headaches

... to cope with chronic pain caused by tension-type headaches could lead to chronic insomnia according to a new ... study found 58 percent of those with tension-type headaches reported sleep problems as a trigger of headaches compared to 18 percent of those who only suffer ...

Survey Finds Employers Split on Impact and Cost of Migraine

... Most employers are unsure of how migraine headaches influence the health and productivity of their ... 91 percent of respondents recognize that migraine headaches impact productivity, yet most don't track the ... With the help of a health care provider, migraine headaches can be effectively managed and patients can ...

War Vets With Headaches Could Have Brain Problems

... the soldiers who continued to have problems with headaches and PTSD [post-traumatic stress disorder] were ... dysfunction on the neurological tests. Their headaches also were more severe and persistent. Veterans ... impairments all described having tension-like headaches about four times a month, whereas 60 percent of ...

Urgent need for research into the best treatment for medication overuse headaches

... increasingly common problem of medication overuse headaches (MOH), according to a series of international ... the USA 60 per cent of people with chronic daily headaches attending headache clinics have MOH. Data from a ... seven times more likely to suffer from chronic headaches if they used analgesics daily or almost daily for ...

Consumer Reports Urges Chronic Headache Sufferers to Examine Their Use of Pain Relief Drugs

... Regular Use of Pain Pills Can Make headaches Worse YONKERS, N.Y., Sept. 2 ... Reports advises people who suffer from frequent headaches to talk to their doctors before reaching again ... over-the-counter pain medications can make headaches worse, according to Consumer Reports' medical ...

Army personnel show increased risk for migraine

... 27, 2008 Two new studies show that migraine headaches are very common among U.S. military personnel, ... U.S. Army officer trainees experienced migraine headaches over a 1-year period (13.9 percent for males, ... period of intensive military training. Migraine headaches were found to significantly impede training in 4 ...

Figure Skater Peggy Fleming Teams With HealthSaver: To Relieve Headaches, Be Proactive

... chronic headaches. For at least half of these headaches sufferers, the pain they experience is severe enough to be disabling. If headaches cause disruptions in your life, there are many ... ) headaches result when muscles and blood vessels outside of ...

Portable device effective in zapping away migraine pain

... device is safe and effective in eliminating headaches when administered during the onset of the ... prone to addiction from narcotics, or developing headaches from frequent use of over-the-counter medication, ... It was previously believed that migraine headaches start with vascular constriction, which results ...

Chiropractic Can Offer Relief from Stress-Related Pain, Health Problems

... are suffering from stress-related pain and headaches as they find themselves struggling with tough ... the treatment and prevention of stress-related headaches and muscle pain, says the American Chiropractic ... chronic back pain, neck pain, joint pain and headaches can often be reduced with the appropriate ...

Office initiative reduces headaches and neck and shoulder pain by more than 40 percent

... an eight-month workplace initiative reported that headaches and neck and shoulder pain fell by more than 40 ... also reduced the global burden of the employees headaches and neck and shoulder pain, which is calculated ... suffering from migraine, 42 per cent from tension headaches and three per cent from chronic daily headaches. ...

Skin Pain, Sensitivity Rises With Migraine

... Almost two-thirds of people with these headaches suffer from skin discomfort, study finds,,,, ... Their questionnaires asked about the type of headaches suffered, how often, whether or not their quality ... suffering from migraines. Another 1,491 had headaches that were probably migraines, and 3,345 ...

MyMigraineConnection.com and Migraine Expert Teri Robert Announce Seventh Annual Migraine and Headache Poetry Contest

... face each day -- she's been experiencing headaches and migraine attacks herself since childhood. ... population will be affected by tension-type headaches at some time in their lives. Headache ... Award." Formerly the About.com "Guide" for headaches and Migraines, Robert is now the Lead Expert at ...

New Treatment Explored for Cluster Headaches

... severely painful type of headache called cluster headaches respond to a medication frequently used for ... the study's lead author. "People with cluster headaches have such severe headaches they can't stand it. It's the worse type of ...

Drug for cluster headaches may cause heart problems

... - A drug increasingly used to prevent cluster headaches can cause heart problems, according to a study ... Those taking the drug verapamil for cluster headaches should be closely monitored with frequent ... followed by a period of remission when the headaches stop. The benefit of taking verapamil to ...

Study shows that exercise reduces migraine suffering

... March 26, 2009 While physical exercise has been shown to trigger migraine headaches among sufferers, a new study describes an exercise program that is well ... by patients. The findings show that the program decreased the frequency of headaches and improved quality of life. The study is published in Headache: The ...

Migraines in Pregnancy Boost Vascular Risks

... headaches should be seen as indicator of other problems, expert says ... experience migraines. "While some women experience relief from migraine headaches while pregnant, others have migraines that are more frequent and severe," ...

Warmer-Than-Average Temperatures Raise Migraine Risk

... perhaps as many as 17 percent of women and 6 percent of men. The headaches can disable sufferers, forcing some to flee to quiet, darkened rooms for ... . The researchers found that the number of emergency visits for headaches would rise by an average of 7.5 percent within 24 hours if the temperature ...

Belly Fat May Make Migraines More Likely

... Age and gender also affect chances of having debilitating headaches THURSDAY, Feb. 12 (HealthDay News) -- Being overweight may increase the risk of migraine headaches in young and middle-aged adults, suggests a U.S. study that included ...

Neurologist to Announce Breakthrough Headache Treatment

... a new system to treat migraines, tension headaches, and other chronic headaches quickly and without side effects. AVOIDING LIFE-THREATENING SIDE ... and a form-fitting headache mask to relieve migraines and other severe headaches in minutes without side effects. Dr. Hyson's Headache System can be ...

New Hair Loss Treatment with BOTOX

... of patients relieved from the agony of years of suffering from migraine headaches by virtue of BOTOX® scalp injections, Dr. Ourian hoped to provide that ... Dr. Ourian injected his mother's scalp with BOTOX® not only did her headaches diminish but her hair follicles, damaged by the chemotherapy, began to ...

Do You Need Glasses?

... -- Find yourself squinting to identify someone across the room or getting headaches from staring at your computer screen for too long? If so, you may need ... or farsightedness. Other symptoms of hyperopia include eyestrain, headaches and excessive blinking. 2. What if your close up vision is fine ...

Hormones Boost Frequency of Women's Migraine With Aura

... Mouse study finds 2 genes likely behind spread of depression with these headaches MONDAY, Dec. 22 (HealthDay News) -- In women, hormones ... Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke has more about migraine headaches . -- Robert Preidt ...

Migraines: Help for a common problem in children and teenagers

... in children and teenagers: one in 10 young people battles these thumping headaches now and then. The good news: having migraines when you are a child does ... a migraine diary can show when there are genuine patterns around the headaches and what happens when you avoid - or have - a food you suspect, for ...

SINOL USA, Inc. and Strategic Pharmaceutical Advisors, Inc. to Enter a Marketing Agreement for SINOL Nasal Spray

... product for fast relief from allergy and sinus congestion and headaches of all types. Washington, DC, and Newtown, CT ... ingredients for fast relief from allergy and sinus congestion and headaches of all degrees and types. SRxA is a health education and strategic ...

Anthony Clarke, PhD Joins Alexza Pharmaceuticals as Vice President, International Development Operations

... AZ-001 (Staccato prochlorperazine) for the acute treatment of migraine headaches has completed Phase 2 testing. AZ-104 (Staccato loxapine) for the acute treatment of migraine headaches and AZ-002 (Staccato alprazolam) for the acute treatment of panic attacks ...

New Research and Treatment Options for Millions Suffering Headaches and Chronic Pain to be Presented at 10th Annual Headache and Pain Conference

... -- How even appropriate medications for headache can make headaches worse; -- How certain pain killers, when given to younger patients, are ... on the parts of the brain that are involved in the development of headaches and other aspects of chronic pain; -- That the neck and the head are part ...

Jeffrey S. Williams Rejoins Alexza Pharmaceuticals as President, Alexza Singapore Pte. Ltd.

... AZ-001 (Staccato prochlorperazine) for the acute treatment of migraine headaches has completed Phase 2 testing. AZ-104 (Staccato loxapine) for the acute treatment of migraine headaches and AZ-002 (Staccato alprazolam) for the acute treatment of panic attacks ...

Carlos A. Parra Joins Alexza Pharmaceuticals as Vice President, Quality

... AZ-001 (Staccato prochlorperazine) for the acute treatment of migraine headaches has completed Phase 2 testing. AZ-104 (Staccato loxapine) for the acute treatment of migraine headaches and AZ-002 (Staccato alprazolam) for the acute treatment of panic attacks ...

Alexza's Corporate Presentation to be Webcast at the Seventh Annual JMP Securities Research Conference and the 2008 Citi Investment Research Global Healthcare Conference

... AZ-001 (Staccato prochlorperazine) for the acute treatment of migraine headaches has completed Phase 2 testing. AZ-104 (Staccato loxapine) for the acute treatment of migraine headaches and AZ-002 (Staccato alprazolam) for the acute treatment of panic attacks ...

Alexza to Webcast Investor and Analyst Day Presentations

... AZ-001 (Staccato prochlorperazine) for the acute treatment of migraine headaches has completed Phase 2 testing. AZ-104 (Staccato loxapine) for the acute treatment of migraine headaches and AZ-002 (Staccato alprazolam) for the acute treatment of panic attacks ...
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