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Migraines May Begin Deep in the Brain

From yahoo.com

Blocking a single neurotransmitter in the brain may stop the firing of the nerves that are linked with migraine headaches, a new study in animals suggests. In experiments, researchers looked at the effects of two vasodilators - which are medicines that cause blood vessels to widen, increasing blood flow…

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over 2 years
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New contact lenses help Jets rookie LB Lorenzo Mauldin's migraines

From yahoo.com

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. - Two weeks ago, New York Jets rookie linebacker Lorenzo Mauldin suffered a scary injury in his NFL debut. The game against the Cleveland Browns was delayed for several minutes, Mauldin was carted off the field and went straight to the hospital.

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5 Things You Can Do About a Bad Night's Sleep

From everydayhealth.com

Many people think of sleep as a luxury or a necessary evil - as downtime that interferes with their ability to get more things done in a day. The reality is that a good night's sleep is vital to our physical and mental well-being. The U.S.

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almost 3 years
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11 Surprising Migraine Triggers

From health.com

Credit: Getty Images by Catherine DiBenedetto Skull-busting pain, nausea, an acute sensitivity to light-the misery of a migraine can be totally debilitating. What's worse, it can last for as long as two days. "That no one dies of migraine seems, to someone deep into an attack, an ambiguous blessing," wrote…

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More evidence supports that kids' headaches increase at back-to-school time

From sciencedaily.com

Headaches increase in fall in children, a trend that may be due to back-to-school changes in stress, routines and sleep, a study shows. Although it may be difficult for parents to decipher a real headache from a child just wanting to hold onto summer a little longer and avoid going…

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almost 3 years
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This Is What A Migraine Physically Feels Like

From huffingtonpost.com

People who get migraines are all-too-familiar with the head-splitting torture that can arise at any given moment. And as if the pain itself weren't enough, the condition often comes with nausea, vomiting and light and noise sensitivity. In other words? It's a pretty excruciating experience.

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Blood fats may play a role in migraines

From foxnews.com

By Agata Blaszczak Boxe Women who get migraines have different levels of certain fats in their blood than women who don't get these headaches, a small new study suggests. If confirmed, the new findings could lead to a blood test that could diagnose patients with migraines, the researchers said.

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Migraine Buddy Helps Patients And Doctors Work Together For Better Treatment

From techcrunch.com

Migraines aren't just awful headaches. They are a neurological condition that often come with cluster of syndromes before and after pain starts. These are called prodromes, which can warn some sufferers when a headache is coming, and postdromes, or "migraine hangovers" that can leave patients feeling exhausted.

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almost 3 years
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Study identifies when headaches during pregnancy may be cause for concern

From foxnews.com

Aches and pains during pregnancy aren't uncommon, but a new study suggests pregnant mothers may have cause to worry about headaches under certain circumstances. The researchers, from the Montefiore Health System and the Albert Einstein College of Medicine and Yeshiva University, have found that if a pregnant woman with high…

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8 Things Mentally Strong People Do Every Single Day

From psychologytoday.com

Just like people aren't born with physical strength, no one is blessed with incredible mental strength at birth. Instead, mental strength is developed over time by individuals who choose to make personal development a priority. In addition to avoiding the things that could hold them back, mentally strong people create…

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almost 3 years