Headache News Archive

Allergies Make Migraines Worse

Is the change in seasons giving you the sniffles? Seasonal allergies could make you suffer from more severe migraine headaches, according to new research from the University of Cincinnati University of Cincinnati (UC), Montefiore Medical Center and

Migraine Tied to Restless Leg Syndrome

New research points to possible links among migraine, bruxism, and restless leg syndrome (RLS).  In a cohort study of patients being treated for RLS, more than half of patients were found to have symptoms qualifying them for

Chiropractic Cuts Headache Pain By 71%

Trigger point therapy reduced cervicogenic headache pain by 71% for patients in a new study. The patients also experienced a 59% reduction in neck pain symptoms, as well as improved range of motion and muscle function. Trigger point

Migraine Linked to Stroke Risk

Patients who have migraine with aura may have an elevated stroke risk. Data released by researchers at the 2013 International Headache Congress in Boston, to be published the journal Cephalagia, revealed that this type of migraine carries

Discovery of Migraine Genes Could Pave the Way for a Cure

It is estimated that approximately 14% of adults are affected by migraine headaches, characterized by intense pain either at the front or at one side of the head. Migraines can be very debilitating and often cause an

On-site Chiropractic Lowers Employee Medical Costs

Offering chiropractic care at on-site health facilities could decrease employee medical costs associated with musculoskeletal injuries and headache, suggests the results of a recent study. Musculoskeletal injuries are the most common cause of worker disability in the US,

New Migraine Causes Discovered

Scientists are discovering new causes of migraine headache that could help in the development of future treatment. Migraine affects nearly 18% of women and 6% of men in the US, but scientists are still uncertain about all the

Examining Spines of Children with Headache

Each year, more parents report that their children suffer from recurrent headaches. Diagnosis and treatment can both pose complications for health-care providers. Some suspect that a portion of these pediatric headaches may be cervicogenic headache, which result from