Tag: Migraine

Worrisome Headache? KYC - Know Your Cephalgias

Numerous diseases and illnesses have plagued humans and humanity since time immemorial. Headache has been a common problem since the earliest days of the mankind and has affected many since the Neolithic era. 

Sleep Disturbance Linked To Migraine Risk

New York: Researchers have found that nearly half of all patients who suffer migraines report sleep disturbance as a trigger for their headaches. The research team from Brigham and Women’s Hospital in US conducted a study using objective measures of sleep to date to evaluate the relationship between sleep and migraine headaches. The study’s findings, […]

Over 3 cups of coffee per day may trigger migraine

New York: Coffee lovers, please take note. Drinking three or more servings of caffeinated beverages a day increases the risk of migraine. In a study published in the American Journal of Medicine, researchers evaluated the role of caffeinated beverages as a potential trigger of migraine. They found that, among patients who experience episodic migraine, one […]

Migraine may up cardiovascular diseases

London: People who suffer from migraine may be at an increased risk of developing cardiovascular diseases including heart attacks, stroke, blood clot and an irregular heart rate, researchers say. Around one billion people worldwide are affected by migraine. It has considerable impact on quality of life and imposes a substantial burden on society. Although the […]

Hormone therapy 'safe' for women with migraine: Study

New York: Hormone therapy may be safe to treat menopausal symptoms in women who suffer from migraines, a study has affirmed. Migraine is a headache of varying intensity, often accompanied by nausea and sensitivity to light and sound. Hormones have often not been prescribed for migraine sufferers because of the association between exogenous oestrogen use […]

Jawbone disorder can worsen migraine

Sao Paulo: People suffering from chronic migraine headaches are thrice as likely to suffer from severe jawbone disorder, according to a study. The findings showed that temporomandibular disorder (TMD) — affecting the jaw joint — does not directly cause migraine. However, the TMD may worsen one’s migraine attacks in terms of both severity and frequency, […]

Financial stress may up migraine risk

London: Stress caused by financial hardship can increase the risk of developing migraine in people with a particular gene variant, a study has showed. Migraine is a serious and debilitating neurological disease affecting one billion people worldwide. The findings showed that the genetics of circadian rhythms has an effect on migraine and that people with […]