Headache & Migraine
This board features news, information and resources related to headaches, migraines and pain management.
13 Surprising Ways to Fight Headache Pain! More than 47 million Americans have experienced a severe or debilitating headache in the past three months. Migraines alone affect 9% of the U.S. population and costs $1 billion a year in direct medical expenses.
Ocular Migraines Explained - AllAboutVision.com
Patient Voices: Migraine Almost 30 million Americans suffer from migraines, severe, recurring headaches that may occur along with symptoms of nausea, light sensitivity or weakness. Women are three times more likely than men to have this type of headache, and treatment for migraines varies widely -- from traditional pain medications to preventative drugs to alternative remedies and exercise. Here, six men and women speak about the up’s and down’s of living with migraines. (nytimes.com)
FDA Considers Moving Migraine Medications to OTC Status
It is estimated that nearly one out of hundred people suffer from migraine which is of two types. The first type is the common migraine where the person suffering from migraine will not encounter any auras which mean that there will be no flashes of light when they develop the pain of migraine. The other type is the migraine which is combined with auras that is the person has visions about flashes of light and may also see zigzag lines or blind spots in their visions...
Low testosterone levels raise diabetes risk for men. Scientists have found that low testosterone levels are linked to a resistance to insulin, the hormone that controls blood sugar levels. The study is the first to directly show how low testosterone levels in fat tissue can be instrumental in the onset of Type 2 diabetes.
Link between migraine and restless legs