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migraines

Could smartphones complicate migraines?

Our ever-present iPhones and other devices might have some curious effects on health—but there's no conclusive proof.

New life for an old drug

Migraine study finds high doses of aspirin can effectively treat symptoms—an affordable option for those who lack access to costlier medicine.

New tool emerges in migraine battle

An innovative medicine aims to relieve symptoms in people who saw no effect—or ill effects—with past treatments.

Top 7 migraine myths

They're a real and debilitating problem for millions of us, yet misunderstanding persists. Here are the facts.

Non-drug migraine treatments often ignored

Cognitive behavioral therapy, stress management, relaxation techniques and biofeedback may reduce symptoms by 50 percent.

Patient Story

‘I just don’t have the energy I used to have’

Hot flashes, headaches and weight gain all sucked the energy out of Diane Peterman—until a menopause specialist helped her regain control.

FDA approves first drug aimed at preventing migraines

People who thought their migraines were difficult to prevent may actually have hope of finding pain relief.

FDA throws cold water on whole body cryotherapy

Exposure to ultra-low temperatures shows no benefits and may be dangerous.

Is it a cluster headache?

This sort of pain is distinct from a migraine, but often difficult to diagnose.

The sweetness of sound

Research shows sound therapy can balance brain signals. Could it be a new prescription for high blood pressure and migraines?

Experimental migraine drug acts fast

It's still too early to say for sure, but the promise of relief from chronic, excruciating headaches may be on the way.

Stroke risk may be greater for certain migraine sufferers

Research suggests patients having visual disturbances or taking estrogen face increased odds.

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