science about how to keep your brain sharp while getting older

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 […]

At least, according to a recent small Japanese study. In their study researchers had a closer look at the relationship between multiple chemical sensitivities and migraine in 95 patients of a headache clinic. They found that 20% of patients with migraine had multiple chemical sensitivities. These group of patients had also the following (hyper)sensitivities: light […]

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.

This is the conclusion of a recent study in South Korea. Researchers used information from the Korean National Health Insurance Service. They compared the incidence rates of cardio-cerebrovascular diseases between 2 groups of people with and without migraine (130.050 representatives in each group) in the period between 2002 and 2018. To cardio-cerebrovascular diseases belong f.e. […]

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.

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.

This is because of the nitrites that are often used as preservatives for bacon, sausage, ham, and other type of processed meat. The salts of nitrite (but also nitrate) are commonly needed to enhance the colour, extend the shelf life of processed meats and also help hinder the growth of harmful microorganisms (such as in […]

Lifestyle and, nutrition, in particular, can have a significant impact on migraine attacks. Here are some scientific facts about the relation between nutrition and migraine.

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