Did you know striped patterns, whether seen on a building architecture, wallpaper, a shirt, or even occurring naturally somewhere can quickly set off vigorous gamma oscillations in your brain. Look up at your computer screen and usually you see an afterimage of some striped pattern in some form. From stripes on your coworker’s shirt to blinds on your office or home window, … [Read more...] about Beware-Stripes can Trigger Migraines-and sometimes even Seizures!
These symptoms are experienced at some stage in a migraine attack…. Lilliputian hallucinations (seeing small sized people) Olfactory hallucinations (smelling imaginary smells that aren’t there) Macrosomatognosia (feeling as if all/or part of your body is larger than it actually is) Enhanced creativity Aphasia (trouble writing/speaking or expressing language) … [Read more...] about Strangest Migraine Symptoms!
Many studies since 1999 have confirmed the link between migraine and heart disease. If you’re experience migraine attacks, what do all these studies mean for you? Can you benefit from these studies? Migraine and Heart Disease In a recent study in July 2016, published in online British Medical Journal, there was a focus on mortality. All those who’re suffering from … [Read more...] about There’s a Link between Migraine and Heart Disease: Critical Things You Must Know Now
Usually bright lights can worsen migraine headaches, but in a new study it was found that LED light might do the reverse. Two doctors recently used green and white LED lights on a small group of people with promising results. Sometimes bright lights can worsen headaches, but in a new study it was found that LED lights can in-fact do the opposite. Doxtors Rajesh Khanna and … [Read more...] about LED Green Lights offer a New Hope to Doctors who want to Treat Migraine Pain
Way back in 2006, the FDA issued a warning about regular use of triptans for migraine along with some antidepressants because there was a risk of serotonin syndrome. But what’s the exact risk? Is it high? Many new studies in the past few years suggest that this risk is very low, and thousands in the United States and Europe have been mixing their medications without adverse … [Read more...] about Serotonin syndrome- What’s the Actual Risk to Regular Triptan Users?
Cirrus Healthcare has recently released a new kind of drug-free treatment for migraine. The company has extensive experience in designing products related to barometric pressure. Building on that experience they are now promoting their earplugs to control weather related migraine. These earplugs have been made using “latex-free, soft hypoallergenic silicone”. They’ve been … [Read more...] about Specially Designed Earplugs Can Handle Weather Migraines
In a study published in March 2017, it was found that stem cells can help treat migraines. The results from these studies weren’t spectacular, but they do hold promise. Let’s have a close look. Actually, this was a small open-label study. It involved just 9 people (1 man and 8 women). Steam cells were taken from each patient, were tested for viability, and were then … [Read more...] about Pioneering Stem Cell Research Holds Promise For Lasting Migraine Treatment
The use of solid-state, novel caloric vestibular stimulation (CVS) device can significantly reduce number of migraine days experienced by many adult migraineurs, according to a new double-blind, randomized study published in Headache. The Study The volunteers in the study had a long history of migraines. They experienced significant reduction in number of episodes in a … [Read more...] about A New Drug Free Device “Caloric Vestibular Stimulation Device” Can Prevent Episodic Migraine
Millions around the world suffer from migraine headaches. For many of them, traditional pain killers offer little hope, as they are ineffective. Fortunately, today there are some new, innovative treatment options available on the market that can help reduce migraine pain. I am discussing the best ones here. Cosmetic Surgery Louisiana State University Health Sciences … [Read more...] about Top Innovations In Migraine Treatments
You can get affected by painful migraine at some point in your life, but is your body weight and migraines related? A new research in 2016 has investigated the link between body mass index and migraine risks. In the US, as much as 13 percent of the population experiences migraine attacks, and its prevalence is four times higher among women-maybe due to some hormonal … [Read more...] about Being Either Underweight Or Overweight May Increase Your Risk Of Migraines
Many dedicated bloggers have made it their mission to write about and build awareness about migraine and offer some hope to millions of sufferers around the world. In fact, these are real people who’re wrangling with this tough condition day-after-day and are giving some time and energy to trying to help others. All of them have different focuses-some are emotional, some are … [Read more...] about Top Migraine Bloggers In 2017
Researchers who carried out a new analysis of the Women’s Health Study in Boston in November, 2016 have found that women who get migraine headaches, particularly those without auras, may be at increased risk of hypertension. They concluded that there is 11 percent increased incident hypertension risk associated with history of migraine with auras, but 27 percent increased … [Read more...] about Migraine Tied to High Hypertension Risk in Some Women
For all those who understand the pain of migraines, the world seems to stop as soon as they strike. They continue to see auras for minutes, or sometimes even hours, and it’s impossible to even more, much less continue with day-to-day life. Most of the time, migraine sufferers try to find a dark, quiet place and hide in debilitating pain until their migraine goes away. In most … [Read more...] about Moringa for Migraine Treatment and Relief
Most migraine attacks and post-traumatic headache sufferers mostly find their headache get worse as they expose themselves to light, forcing them to quite their daily tasks and seek some comfort in darkness. A new study carried out by Harvard Medical School in 2015 reveals that exposing people with migraine headaches to pure-wavelength green light can significantly reduce their … [Read more...] about A Narrow Band of Green Light has the potential to Improve Migraines