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My Mother/Myself: Migraine Headaches are Hereditary

Experts urge sufferers to break the cycle of suffering 'Migraine Million' fundraiser honors one-in-a-million moms CHICAGO, April 23 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The mother/daughter relationship can give some women headaches -- literally. Yet, on Mother's Day we choose to put that aside an...

Many Combat Vets Suffer Severe Headaches Upon Return

Almost all of those who had mild brain injury, blast exposure are affected, study says MONDAY, Feb. 23 (HealthDay News) -- Headaches have become a common complaint among soldiers who suffered mild head trauma while serving in Iraq or Afghanistan. These headaches tend to be debilitat...

Using Sleep to Manage Headaches May Cause Insomnia

And that may lead to more headaches, new study suggests MONDAY, Feb. 16 (HealthDay News) -- Headache sufferers often treat their pain by taking naps to sleep it off, but they run the risk of developing insomnia by disrupting their normal sleep patterns and perpetuating the cycle of hea...

War Vets With Headaches Could Have Brain Problems

Reduced sense of smell might also signal need for testing, expert says,,,, MONDAY, Jan. 5 (HealthDay News) -- Headache frequency and severity caused by traumatic brain injury might signal cognitive deficits, suggests a new study of Iraq war veterans. Traumatic brain injuries, also c...

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

Michigan Head-Pain & Neurological Institute and Chelsea Community Hospital lead 'who's who' of pain experts at May 30 conference at The Ritz-Carlton in Dearborn, Mich. ANN ARBOR, Mich., May 28 /PRNewswire/ -- Pain affects more Americans than diabetes, heart disease an...

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

Office staff who took part in an eight-month workplace initiative reported that headaches and neck and shoulder pain fell by more than 40 per cent and their use of painkillers halved, according to research published in the May issue of Cephalalgia. They also reported that pain levels were less...

Drug for cluster headaches may cause heart problems

ST. PAUL, Minn. - A drug increasingly used to prevent cluster headaches can cause heart problems, according to a study published in the August 14, 2007, issue of Neurology, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. Those taking the drug verapamil for cluster headaches should be clo...

Neck surgery for cervical spine disorders found to alleviate associated headaches

Rosemont, Ill -- A new study published in the August 2009 issue of the Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) finds that two years after anterior cervical neck operations, patients who have arthroplasty (disc replacement) or arthodesis (spine fusion) can be expected to have significant improve...

Neck Surgery for Cervical Spine Disorders Found to Alleviate Associated Headaches

Improvement of headaches significant after anterior cervical reconstructive surgery ROSEMONT, Ill., Aug. 3 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- A new study published in the August 2009 issue of The Journal of Bone and Joint Surgery (JBJS) finds that two years after anterior cervi...

Many Kids Outgrow Chronic Headaches

Those with migraines more likely to struggle in adulthood, study finds,,,, WEDNESDAY, July 15 (HealthDay News) -- For most children who suffer from chronic daily headaches in their early teens, a new study has good news -- about 88 percent will outgrow them before their early 20s. F...

Study finds behavioral link between insomnia and tension-type headaches

Using sleep or napping to cope with chronic pain caused by tension-type headaches could lead to chronic insomnia according to a new study by researchers at Rush University Medical Center. The study, published in the February 15 issue of the Journal of Clinical Sleep Medicin e, found that napping ...

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

There is a critical need to review current treatment strategies for the increasingly common problem of medication overuse headaches (MOH), according to a series of international papers in the November issue of Cephalalgia . "MOH is associated with severe disability, unmet treatment need and li...

High Blood Pressure May Be Buffer Against Headaches

But experts stress that hypertension should still be treated MONDAY, April 14 (HealthDay News) -- People with high blood pressure are less likely to have headaches than those with normal blood pressure, a new study suggests. But one headache expert cautions that the new research doe...

New Treatment Explored for Cluster Headaches

Migraine nasal spray showed promising results in small study THURSDAY, Aug. 30 (HealthDay News) -- The severely painful type of headache called cluster headaches respond to a medication frequently used for migraines, a new study found. The research shows that zolmitriptan nasal spra...

Mid-Life Headaches May Increase Risk of Vision Problems

Middle-aged men and women with a history of migraine and other headaches are more likely to have retinopathy, damage to the retina of the eye which can lead to severe vision problems or blindness, than those without a history of headaches, according to a study published in the May 15, 2007, issue ...

Dipyrone may Treat Headaches -- but Use With Caution

The controversial drug dipyrone can treat acute headaches, but patients should be warned of the risk of// potentially serious blood disorders (or "dyscrasias"), concluded a Cochrane Review team. Furthermore, most of the studies used in reaching this conclusion involved intravenous infusions of the ...

Work Absence Due to Headaches Has a Substantial Socio-economic Effect

During a study undertaken by a specialist headache centre, it was observed that eight out of ten people felt they were not as productive// at work; 91 per cent blamed the ineffectiveness to headaches, which they experienced on a regular basis. The study is published in the March issue of Cephalalgi...

Cluster Headaches Can Be Treated By Nasal Spray

A nasal spray used to treat migraine headaches can be effective in cluster headaches as well, researchers said. The nasal spray zolmitriptan targets nerves that carry pain signals, Dr. Peter Goadsby, professor of clinical neurology at University College London said.// Cluster headaches are not...

Kid's Headaches Not to be Treated Lightly

Recent findings have revealed that frequent or severe headaches in children are associated with, mental health issues, notable pain and functional limitations. // The results of the study have been published in the medical journal Pediatrics. Dr. Tara W. Strine and colleagues from the Center...

Finding relief from Excruciating Headaches a challenge

It's a condition that has existed for centuries, doctors say. But only recently has it been given a name: "chronic daily headaches," or CDH, defined as migraines or neck- and head-squeezing tension headaches //that are present 15 or more days each month. Some might think it sounds like just ano...

Neurostimulation Therapy to ease cluster headaches

Scientists believe they may be on the right track in the treatment of cluster// headaches. The key they say is stimulation of the occipital nerve. This is done by implanting electrodes near the head and neck of the sufferers and giving them remotes to control the pulses. The conclusi...

Curry Better Than Aspirin For Headaches

If you have a brain-crushing headache, you are probably better off eating a bowl of steaming curry rather than swallowing the regulatory doses of aspirin, according// to a new study funded by the Scottish Executive. The study found that salicylic acid, the active ingredient in aspirin, is naturally...

Bright arctic lights to cause headaches

People suffering from migraines and living in the arctic area may have more attacks of headaches triggered// by the bright arctic lights. Researchers of Norway, who had presented the findings at the American Academy of Neurology 57th Annual Meeting at Miami, said that people reported increased...

Epilepsy Drug May Relieve Chronic Headaches

Researchers say the drug gabapentin (Neurontin) taken at 2,400 milligrams a day is an effective preventive measure // for people with chronic daily headaches. Gabapentin is an approved anti-epileptic drug. Studies have also shown its success in treating other pain-related health issues like diabe...

Snoring Linked To Headaches

In a recent study which examined the snoring habits of people with headaches, a link was established between them. People with chronic(15 headaches per month) daily headache were more than twice as likely to also be chronic snorers than the people with occasional(104 headaches per year) headaches. ...

Make Eye Exams Part of the Back to School Routine

...ntact their doctor of optometry if their child frequently: Loses place while reading Avoids close work Tends to rub eyes Has headaches Turns or tilts head Makes frequent reversals when reading or writing Uses finger to maintain place when reading Omits or confu...

More Than One in Five 12 to 17-Year-Olds Have Trouble Seeing in Class

...the need for regular eye exams as kids' eyes continue to change and adapt. There are growing demands on their vision as they advance academically. The headaches the older children are experiencing may be a natural result of their eyes experiencing more strain and stress but not receiving updated prescriptions ...

Plastic Surgery Technique Might Ease Migraines

... study and professor and chairman of the department of plastic surgery at University Hospitals Case Medical Center in Cleveland. Those with temple headaches underwent an operation on a small nerve, which also lifted their eyebrows. And, for those with a back-of-the-head trigger, Guyuron replaced a smal...

Prepaid Emergency Travel Announces a Unique Service That Provides Peace of Mind During Family Emergencies

...sionals care for your travel arrangements, even during the waiting period Reduce your worries, frustrations and unexpected costs. Eliminate the headaches associated with making travel arrangements. As a community service, a free report: "How to Prepare for Emergency Situations", is avail...

LFAGW to Offer First 'Living with Lupus' Baltimore Workshop on August 15

...mptoms Because lupus can affect so many different organs, a wide range of symptoms can occur, including: Extreme fatigue (tiredness) headaches Painful or swollen joints Fever Anemia (caused by low numbers of red blood cells or hemoglobin, or low total blood volume) Sw...

Physicians Prompt Care Health Clinic Opens in Orland Park JEWEL-OSCO(R)

...xpress physicians will provide acute medical care to walk-in patients and treat a variety of maladies, including coughs and colds, fractures, sprains, headaches and eye injuries. In addition, drug and alcohol occupational health testing and physical exams needed for work, school and sports camps will be avail...

Patients With Bipolar Disorder at Increased Risk for Wide Range of Health Problems, Thomson Reuters Study Finds

...percent of bipolar cases had at least one such episode in the two-year study period. Neurological Episodes: Neurological conditions -- such as headaches and spinal cord injuries -- occurred 2.27 times more frequently among bipolar patients. Approximately one-fourth of all enrollees with a bipolar epis...

Heartfelt Tales by Physicians and Patients Inspire a Unique Online National Magazine

...alth , women's health , surgery and the surgical subspecialties . Montefiore is a national leader in the research and treatment of diabetes, headaches , obesity, cough and sleep disorders , geriatrics and geriatric psychiatry , neurology and neurosurgery , adolescent and family medici...

Recession Takes Toll on Children's Health

...ent of parents said their children aged 5 to 17 were experiencing stress because of their family's financial problems, the poll found. Abdominal pain, headaches and acting out are symptoms of stress in children, the study authors noted. "We found that stress from financial worries affected families of lower...

Teaming Up to Tackle a Deadly Cancer

...ted scientists set their sights on the bone malignancy chordoma THURSDAY, July 16 (HealthDay News) -- As a child, Daniel Alter had blazing headaches that doctors explained away as lazy eye or asthma. He pushed himself through Boy Scout hikes until one day he fell three times in one hour. On the...

LFAGW to Run 'Could I Have Lupus?' Workshop on July 26; Mystics Game Follows

...ms Because lupus can affect so many different organs, a wide range of symptoms can occur, including: Extreme fatigue (tiredness) headaches Painful or swollen joints Fever Anemia (caused by low numbers of red blood cells or hemoglobin, or low total blood volume) ...

Los Angeles Cosmetic Dentist Sam Muslin's Breakthrough Procedure: Face Lift Dentistry

...ctive smile, we too often see where the crowns are not proportioned, the bite has not been raised, and/or the TMJ (jaw) is uncomfortable and may cause headaches or muscle pain." Most patients who go to a cosmetic dentist get porcelain veneers or porcelain crowns on their upper teeth to get a better sm...

Local Heart Doctors First in Nation to Announce Active Investigation of Red Wine (Resveratrol) Pills, Issue Consumer Precautions

...t be taken at the same time as red wine pills. Side effects, while few and mostly mild and reversible, are possible, such as dizziness, fatigue, headaches and sore Achilles tendons, which are the most commonly experienced. Red wine pills commonly feature resveratrol, a molecule that has produced st...

ONRAD Announces New PACS Application Service Provider Model

...ice. This is a pay as you go plan, so you there is no up-front risk to your facility. With this model, it is almost ensured that you will avoid PACS headaches while achieving a significant ROI. The ONRAD PACS is powered by GE's Centricity IW software and maintained in a completely secure facility with redun...

Link between migraines and reduced breast cancer risk confirmed in follow-up study

... SEATTLE The relationship between migraine headaches in women and a significant reduction in breast cancer risk has been confirmed in a follow-on study to landmark research published last year and conduc...
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