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Diet Can Impact Migraines

Posted by Sondra Forsyth

Eliminating that morning “Cup of Joe,” consuming processed foods high in nitrites or monosodium glutamate (MSG) and enjoying too much alcohol are potential headache triggers for people battling migraines, says … Read More→

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Migraine Drugs Are Underused

Posted by Sondra Forsyth

About 38 million Americans suffer from migraines in the United States, according to the Migraine Research Foundation. The most commonly used and effective classes of medication, triptans and DHE (Dihydroergotamine), … Read More→

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Menopause and Migraines

Posted by Jane Farrell

Migraines increase as women approach menopause, according to new research. The discovery was made by investigators at the University of Cincinnati (UC), Montefiore Headache Center, Albert Einstein College of Medicine … Read More→

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Hope for New Migraine Prevention Drugs

Posted by Jane Farrell

Migraine researchers and clinicians are growing excited about a new class of drugs called Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide (CGRP) monoclonal antibodies, which are showing promise in treating high-frequency episodic migraine and … Read More→

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Weather May Cause Migraines

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If you suffer from migraine headaches, you might want to blame the winds. Canadian researchers say warm winds may trigger migraines. The report appears in the Jan. 25 issue of the scientific journal Neurology.Dr. Wernher Becker and a team of scientists at the University of Calgary studied the effects of warm westerly winds called "chinooks" on 75 migraine patients. Nearly half of the sufferers appeared to be affected by a change in the weather with the arrival of the chinook.