According to a systematic review and meta-analysis of 11 studies (3.6 million participants), having headaches may increase the risk for dry eye disease. Researchers looked at the different headache types, such as migraines, tension and cluster headaches and found that migraine sufferers have the highest chance of getting dry eye disease. How exactly the headaches […]
A recent research reviewed existing 41 observational studies with 792.500 participants to investigate a possible relation between BMI (body mass index) and different types of headaches. Researchers came to conclusion that participants with either underweight or overweight had an increased risk for migraine. This link between BMI and migraine was nonlinear. The risk was the […]
Researchers of a recent small study investigated a possible relation between different vestibular symptoms (such as dizziness and vertigo) and different types of headaches including migraine.
According to a recent study, it can, in case of chronic tension-type headache. This type of headache accurs at least 15 days per month and results in a tightening feeling on both sides of the head with mild to moderate intensity. It doesn’t cause nausea and doesn’t get worse by physical activity.
According to a recent study, infusions of the local anesthetic lidocaine may be helpful for people with chronic migraine who don’t respond to any other treatment.
Ginger is a quite popular home remedy for migraine treatment. You know these advices: 1/2-1 teaspoon of ground raw ginger in combination with cold or hot cup of water promise to safe you from headache and nausea. But does it really work? What does science say about ginger as a natural treatment of migraine?
According to a recent small clinical trial, implementing a migraine adapted Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) program helps reduce headache frequency and improves psychological functioning. However, it doesn’t improve headache-related impairment in migraine sufferers.
Some supplements for children might offer a safe solution to minimize the frequency and intensity of migraine attacks. Most of supplements have main active ingredients in much higher concentrations, compared to food, and don’t have side effects if the taken in a right dose like the most of prescribed pills do.
According to a recent study, an abnormal release of glutamate in spaces between neurons, floods gray matter of the brain, setting off a migraine attack with aura.
A question: do migraines cause poor sleep quality or does poor sleep quality cause migraines? Most probably the majority of the migraine sufferers would all answer – both. But what does science say about this?