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Migraine Relief with New Antibody Drug

Migraine is a neurological condition characterized by severe, debilitating headaches – usually intense pulsing or throbbing on one side of the head. It is often accompanied by extreme sensitivity to light and sound, nausea, and vomiting. Migraine is three times more common in women than in men. The Migraine Research Foundation estimates that U.S. employees… Read More »

A Migraine Prevention Treatment on the Horizon

What if there was a way to prevent migraines from starting? Based on some hopeful clinical trial results, millions of people suffering from migraines may soon have an answer. Current medications treat only the symptoms of recurring migraines; they offer no help to prevent the start of a migraine attack. Researchers investigating the intricate details… Read More »

Migraine Suppression Device Approved by FDA

The U.S. FDA recently approved an interesting approach for treating migraines that doesn’t involve the standard treatment regimen of migraine medications. Using the principle of transcutaneous electrical nerve stimulation (TENS), the device is a headband that delivers small electrical impulses to branches of the trigeminal nerve, a nerve responsible for facial sensations and motor functions.… Read More »

New Migraine Treatment Guide

The American Academy of Neurology (AAN) has recommended new guidelines concerning treatment options for migraine headache relief. Migraines affect millions of people every month, with often debilitating consequences. The AAN recommendations focus on the benefits and risks of three popular migraine treatments: non-prescription medicines like ibuprofen & naproxen, and prescription medicines for triptans and opioids.… Read More »