Acute Migraine Treatment in Pregnant Women Acute Migraine Treatment in Pregnant Women
What are the keys to effectively treating pregnant women with acute migraine while considering the safety of medications in this population?Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

The New Health Care: When Email Comes to the Doctor ’ s Office, Wait Times Decrease
The growing use of electronic consultations can save time, expense and headaches. (Source: NYT Health)
Source: NYT Health - March 18, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Authors: AUSTIN FRAKT Tags: Doctors Medicine and Health Computers and the Internet Source Type: news

Major concern over 'probiotics for migraines' research
Bio-Kult has, according to the manufacturer, been ‘scientifically developed to target the digestive tract and the head’ with 14 different bacteria, but experts have criticised the research. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 17, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Science Saturday: A new era in migraine care
For the millions of people who have migraine, the search for pain relief can feel like a nightmare game. "Spin the wheel, see what drug you land on, and just try it. That's the trial-and-error approach that we have had to use in migraine," says?David Dodick, M.D., a neurologist at Mayo Clinic's Arizona campus. The [...] (Source: Mayo Clinic Research News)
Source: Mayo Clinic Research News - March 16, 2019 Category: Research Source Type: news

Medical News Today: What is an orgasm headache?
Orgasm headaches are sudden, intense headaches that occur just before or during an orgasm. They are generally harmless and a person can often treat them at home. However, people who experience headaches during sex should see a doctor, as they can be a symptom of a serious condition. Learn more here. (Source: Health News from Medical News Today)
Source: Health News from Medical News Today - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Sexual Health / STDs Source Type: news

How to Take a Headache History How to Take a Headache History
Dr Deborah I. Friedman suggests strategies for arriving at a correct diagnosis when taking a headache history.American Headache Society and Medscape (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - March 15, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Article Source Type: news

Pregnant mother who was diagnosed with a brain tumor at 17 weeks delayed treatment
Sheila Downing, 33, from California, was diagnosed with a rare, slow-growing tumor after suffering headaches and vision spots early in her pregnancy last year. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 15, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Half-Dose of Mountain Sickness Med, Acetazolamide, Works as Well as Full Dose
THURSDAY, March 14, 2019 -- A lower dose of a medication to prevent acute mountain sickness is as effective as the standard, higher dose, a new study finds. Acute mountain sickness (AMS) can cause headaches, gastrointestinal upset, fatigue,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 14, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Half-Dose of Mountain Sickness Med Acetazolamide Works as Well as Full Dose
THURSDAY, March 14, 2019 -- A lower dose of a medication to prevent acute mountain sickness is as effective as the standard, higher dose, a new study finds. Acute mountain sickness (AMS) can cause headaches, gastrointestinal upset, fatigue,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 14, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Half-Dose of Mountain Sickness Med Works as Well as Full Dose
THURSDAY, March 14, 2019 -- A lower dose of a medication to prevent acute mountain sickness is as effective as the standard, higher dose, a new study finds. Acute mountain sickness (AMS) can cause headaches, gastrointestinal upset, fatigue,... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 14, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Heartbreaking moment captures a father being told he has an incurable brain tumour 
Geoff, whose last name is unknown, was rushed to Royal University Hospital in Stoke with an excruciating headache. Doctors feared it was a stroke. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Migraine sufferers PANIC as Migraleve Pink out of stock - reason for shortage REVEALED
MIGRAINE treatment Migraleve Pink is currently out of stock in the UK, with sufferers now asking about the future of the tablets and whether this means they ’ll be discontinued. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 14, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Research finds simple urine test allows for rapid diagnosis of preeclampsia
(MediaSource) About one in 20 women develop preeclampsia during pregnancy, which can be life-threatening to both moms and babies. However, it is difficult to diagnose because symptoms often mimic those of a normal pregnancy, such as swelling and headaches. Now a new innovation may help start treatment sooner by quickly identifying preeclampsia with a simple urine test. In a new study, researchers at The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center developed a fast and easy test to accurately diagnose the condition in just three minutes. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

The power of gratitude in the workplace
(Portland State University) The study shows that being thanked more often at work predicted better sleep, fewer headaches and healthier eating, because it improved nurses' work satisfaction. (Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science)
Source: EurekAlert! - Social and Behavioral Science - March 13, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

Migraine Tied to Increased Risk for Dry Eye Disease Migraine Tied to Increased Risk for Dry Eye Disease
Migraine and dry eye disease share underlying inflammatory processes that may explain the association between the two conditions, a study found.Medscape Medical News (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - March 12, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Ophthalmology News Source Type: news

Odds of Dry Eye Disease Up With Migraine Headache
TUESDAY, March 12, 2019 -- Patients with migraine headache may have increased odds of dry eye disease (DED), according to a study published online March 7 in JAMA Ophthalmology. Omar M. Ismail, from the University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill,... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - March 12, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Medicines, migraines and, yes, even food can give you a hangover
The symptoms of a hangover can also be caused by medical treatments and conditions, but without any of the temporary pleasure gained from our favourite tipple. Here, we explain why. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - March 12, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Allergan Announces FDA Acceptance of New Drug Application for Ubrogepant for the Acute Treatment of Migraine
DUBLIN, March 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Allergan plc (NYSE: AGN) today announced that the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has accepted the company's New Drug Application (NDA) for ubrogepant for the acute treatment of migraine in adults.... (Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications)
Source: Drugs.com - New Drug Applications - March 12, 2019 Category: Drugs & Pharmacology Source Type: news

Book Review: The Unexpected Joy of Being Sober
“The first time I got drunk, I’d felt like I finally unzipped my wrong skin and slipped into a slinky new one, “writes Catherine Gray. In her new book, The Unexpected Joy Of Being Sober, Gray describes her journey from fake friends, hungover mornings, and failed moderation attempts to finally finding her way to sobriety and the many joys that come with it. Yet early on Gray is unconvinced. She writes, “Don’t get me wrong. I didn’t want to not drink. My day did not look like that. But I didn’t want to drink either. The world in sobriety is much brighter, louder, rawer, and scarier t...
Source: Psych Central - March 11, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Claire Nana Tags: Addictions Alcoholism Book Reviews Disorders General Happiness Memory and Perception Mindfulness Motivation and Inspiration Neuroscience Personal Stories Psychology Psychotherapy Self-Esteem Self-Help Treatment addiction co Source Type: news

Allergan Announces FDA Acceptance of New Drug Application for Ubrogepant for the Acute Treatment of Migraine
Ubrogepant Seeks to be the First Oral Calcitonin Gene-Related Peptide (CGRP) Receptor Antagonist for the Acute Treatment of Migraine Allergan Continues to Expand Its Leading Migraine Portfolio Across the Spectrum of the Disease from Episodic to Chronic ... Biopharmaceuticals, FDA Allergan, Ubrogepant, Migraine (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - March 11, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Dry Eye and Migraines Might Be Linked: Study
Title: Dry Eye and Migraines Might Be Linked: StudyCategory: Health NewsCreated: 3/8/2019 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 3/11/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Migraine General)
Source: MedicineNet Migraine General - March 11, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Care home dehydration tests don't work
(University of East Anglia) Carers often use simple tests to see if an older person is dehydrated. These include looking at their eyes, skin, or asking if someone feels thirsty, tired or has a headache. But new research finds that these tests do not accurately identify dehydration in older people, when compared against 'gold standard' blood tests. The researchers recommend that they are withdrawn from practice. (Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health)
Source: EurekAlert! - Medicine and Health - March 10, 2019 Category: International Medicine & Public Health Source Type: news

High blood pressure warning - do your hands feel like this? Hidden signs of hypertension
HIGH blood pressure symptoms include severe headaches, chest pain, and feeling very dizzy. But you could also be at risk of hypertension signs if your hands have this distinctive feeling. Should you get your blood pressure checked? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - March 9, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Study: Dry Eye and Migraines Might Be Linked
Doctors caring for people with a history of migraine headaches should be aware that they may be at risk for dry eye disease at the same time, researchers said. (Source: WebMD Health)
Source: WebMD Health - March 8, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Dry Eye and Migraines Might Be Linked: Study
FRIDAY, March 8, 2019 -- People with migraines may be at higher odds of also having chronic dry eye disease, and that's especially true for seniors, new research shows. The 10-year study of almost 73,000 people cared for at ophthalmology clinics in... (Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews)
Source: Drugs.com - Daily MedNews - March 8, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Book Review: Mental Illness Is an Asshole: And Other Observations
“In a world where friends are assholes, parents are assholes, even adorable, little three-year-olds are assholes, there is no reason that psychological disorders get a pass,” writes Gabe Howard. Howard, who hosts The Psych Central Show podcast and writes for Psych Central on the topics of bipolar and mental illness, is known for his fun, entertaining and eminently useful observations about mental illness. He writes, “Bipolar, clinical depression, schizophrenia and the like have no respect for the people whose lives they impact.” In his new book, Mental Illness Is an Asshole – And Other Observa...
Source: Psych Central - March 7, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Claire Nana Tags: Anxiety Bipolar Book Reviews Depression Disorders General Habits Happiness Healthy Living Memory and Perception Motivation and Inspiration Panic Disorder Personal Stories Psychology Schizophrenia Self-Esteem Self-Help Sti Source Type: news

Mumps: Virus Causes Puffy Cheeks and Sometimes, Serious Complications
The bottom line: Mumps is a viral contagious disease. People know mumps for patients ’ swollen cheeks and jaw, but patients also suffer fever, headache, muscle aches, tiredness, and loss of appetite. Outbreaks occur every year in the United States and Texas. The MMR vaccine protects people against this disease. (Source: TMA News Room)
Source: TMA News Room - March 5, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

These 2 medical devices have sparked controversy
Sandra Maddock, president, IMARC Research The history of clinical research is filled with unfortunate examples of drug and device trials that involved serious ethical violations, injured patients or even resulted in death. It’s a sobering reminder of the many risks medical devices can pose to patients and the importance of compliance in clinical trials. Although many of these events occurred decades ago, medical devices still have the potential to cause harm. These issues are documented in the FDA’s annual list of medical device recalls and (in some rare cases) even make headlines. Here are two exampl...
Source: Mass Device - March 5, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Danielle Kirsh Tags: Blog IMARC Source Type: news

Updates in Parkinson's, Stroke, and Migraine Updates in Parkinson's, Stroke, and Migraine
Dr Christoph Diener discusses a number of recent neurology studies with the potential to guide practice.Medscape Neurology (Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines)
Source: Medscape Neurology and Neurosurgery Headlines - March 5, 2019 Category: Neurology Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Commentary Source Type: news

Sleep Disorders Among People With Migraine Sleep Disorders Among People With Migraine
This study examined the bi-directional relationship of sleep apnea and abnormal patterns of sleep with chronic and episodic migraine.Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - March 4, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

Do Men and Women Experience Bipolar Disorder Differently?
Bipolar disorder affects men and women in equal numbers, and the symptoms are essentially identical. But some key differences do exist—differences that might be due to biological factors, and social ones, too. For starters, research has consistently shown that women have higher rates of bipolar II disorder, “which typically presents as a chronic depressive disorder with periods of hypomania,” according to Candida Fink, MD, a board-certified child, adolescent and adult psychiatrist with a private practice in Westchester, N.Y. There’s a misconception that bipolar II disorder is less severe than bipola...
Source: Psych Central - March 2, 2019 Category: Psychiatry Authors: Margarita Tartakovsky, M.S. Tags: Bipolar Disorders Gender General Men's Issues Women's Issues Bipolar Disorder bipolar disorder and pregnancy bipolar I Bipolar Ii Gender Differences men and bipolar disorder menopause and bipolar disorder menstruation and bipolar Source Type: news

aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid, Bayer, Ecotrin, and others)
Title: aspirin (acetylsalicylic acid, Bayer, Ecotrin, and others)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/28/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Migraine General)
Source: MedicineNet Migraine General - February 28, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Hay fever warning - the sign underneath your eyes that could reveal your risk of allergies
HAYFEVER symptoms can include headaches, sneezing, and having runny noses. But you could also be at risk of the pollen allergy if you have this one sign underneath your eyes. Should you consider taking hay fever tablets? (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

How Devices Could Tackle Migraine Pain
(Source: MDDI)
Source: MDDI - February 27, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: Amanda Pedersen Tags: R & D Source Type: news

eNeura, Inc. Receives FDA Clearance for Acute Treatment and Prevention of Migraine in Children 12 Years of Age and Older
eNeura's sTMS is the only product available to patients 12 and older for both acute treatment of migraine and migraine prevention BALTIMORE, Feb. 27, 2019 -- (Healthcare Sales & Marketing Network) -- eNeura, Inc., a privately held medical technology co... Devices, Neurology, FDA eNeura Inc, migraine, sTMS, Transcranial Magnetic Stimulation (Source: HSMN NewsFeed)
Source: HSMN NewsFeed - February 27, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

Vitamin deficiency symptoms: Does your skin look like this? Signs of B12 deficiency
VITAMIN deficiency symptoms are not always obvious and can range from minor problems like headaches to more serious mental issues. If you have skin like this, it could be a sign of B12 deficiency. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 27, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox, Naprelan, Naprosyn)
Title: naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox, Naprelan, Naprosyn)Category: MedicationsCreated: 12/31/1997 12:00:00 AMLast Editorial Review: 2/27/2019 12:00:00 AM (Source: MedicineNet Migraine General)
Source: MedicineNet Migraine General - February 27, 2019 Category: Neurology Source Type: news

Infographic: Botox and nerve block migraine treatments
Learn more about treating migraines. Other health tip infographics: mayohealthhighlights.startribune.com (Source: News from Mayo Clinic)
Source: News from Mayo Clinic - February 27, 2019 Category: Databases & Libraries Source Type: news

Mom sues four clinics who allegedly dismissed her brain tumor as a migraine for seven years
Erica Fletes, 29, from Eugene, Oregon, has sued four clinics, five doctors and one nurse for $10million. She began experiencing migraines in 2010, but her tumor wasn't detected until 2017. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Migraine and Tension-Type Headache Migraine and Tension-Type Headache
This primer reviews current approaches to prevention and management of migraine and tension headache, highlighting non-pharmacologic and neuromodulation therapies, as well as emerging therapeutics.Seminars in Neurology (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 26, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Neurology & Neurosurgery Journal Article Source Type: news

Southern Specialties Voluntarily Recalls Bagged Green Beans and Butternut Squash Distributed in Southeast because of Possible Health Risk
Southern Specialties Inc. of Pompano Beach, Florida is voluntarily recalling select bags of Marketside brand green beans and butternut squash because they have the potential to be contaminated with Listeria monocytogenes, an organism which can cause serious and sometimes fatal infections in young children, frail or elderly people, and others with weakened immune systems. Although healthy individuals may suffer only short-term symptoms such as high fever, severe headache, stiffness, nausea, abdominal pain and diarrhea, Listeria infection can cause miscarriages and stillbirths among pregnant women. (Source: Food and Drug Administration)
Source: Food and Drug Administration - February 26, 2019 Category: Food Science Source Type: news

Mother was forced to have her EYE removed after a rare cancer spread across her face  
Toni Crews, 29, of Deal, Kent, began battling blurred vision and headaches in July 2016. She was diagnosed with adenocarcinoma - a type of cancer in the gland of her right eye. (Source: the Mail online | Health)
Source: the Mail online | Health - February 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

Barriers to Behavioral Treatment Adherence for Headache Barriers to Behavioral Treatment Adherence for Headache
While nonpharmacological interventions, such as biofeedback, CBT, and relaxation techniques have been shown to be effective for headache relief, adherence is low. Why, and how can it be improved?Headache (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 25, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Family Medicine/Primary Care Journal Article Source Type: news

High blood pressure - does your urine look like this? The colour you shouldn’t ignore
HIGH blood pressure symptoms can include chest pain, headaches, and feeling very tired. But you could also reveal your risk of deadly hypertension symptoms by checking your urine after using the toilet. This is the colour of wee you should never ignore. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A 72-Year-Old Man With a Severe Headache: USMLE Question A 72-Year-Old Man With a Severe Headache: USMLE Question
A 72-year-old man presents with a severe headache that began suddenly a few hours prior. Can you make the correct diagnosis?Osmosis (Source: Medscape Today Headlines)
Source: Medscape Today Headlines - February 22, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Tags: Med Students Interactive Quiz Source Type: news

Causes and Treatments of Migraine Headaches
Migraine and Related Headaches (Source: eMedicineHealth.com)
Source: eMedicineHealth.com - February 21, 2019 Category: General Medicine Source Type: news

Bird flu outbreak warning: UK travellers warned over NEW strain - signs and symptoms
BIRD FLU is a deadly infectious virus that can spread to humans, and may cause headaches, sickness, or a high fever. But, a new avian flu strain has been spotted, and UK travellers have been warned to look out for the deadly bird flu symptoms. These are the virus signs you should know about. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 20, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news

A Blood Test for Pain?
Indiana University School of Medicine researchers have developed a test to measure pain pain in patients. The hope is that such a test could help in the fight against opioid abuse. The study was led by Alexander Niculescu, MD, PhD and was published in the Nature journal Molecular Psychiatry. The study tracked hundreds of participants at the Richard L. Roudebush VA Medical Center in Indianapolis to identify biomarkers in the blood that can help objectively determine how severe a patient's pain is. The blood test would allow physicians far more accuracy in treating pain - as well as a better long-term look at the patient's m...
Source: MDDI - February 19, 2019 Category: Medical Devices Authors: MDDI Staff Tags: Business IVD Source Type: news

Late-Onset Migraine With Aura Linked to Increased Stroke Risk
TUESDAY, Feb. 19, 2019 -- There is an increased stroke risk in late life among patients with late-onset migraine with aura (MA), according to a study published online Jan. 21 in Headache. X. Michelle Androulakis, M.D., from the University of South... (Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News)
Source: Drugs.com - Pharma News - February 19, 2019 Category: Pharmaceuticals Source Type: news

High blood pressure warning - the one sign that could lead to ‘imminent organ damage’
HIGH blood pressure symptoms can include headaches, chest pain, and finding blood in your urine. But you could also be at risk of deadly hypertension if you have this sign - and it could even lead to organ damage. (Source: Daily Express - Health)
Source: Daily Express - Health - February 19, 2019 Category: Consumer Health News Source Type: news