What’s new……. 20th May

Migraines: they are all in the head
The Guardian
I see now it was my first migraine. Today migraines are in the news and they’re in my head, tightening around my crown like an alice band. The NHS is considering offering Botox to patients with chronic migraines. They don’t know quite how it helps,  

Year away from pro bass circuit went long way toward Putnam native’s Elite 
Charleston Gazette
All along the way, however, Starks found himself battling periodic migraine headaches, dizziness and blurred vision that got worse as time went along. In 2009 and 2010, he earned prize money in only three Elite tournaments.

DoctorsHealthPress.com Reports on Study Showing New Herbal Remedy for Migraines
Houston Chronicle
A team of researchers looked at both anti-inflammatory drugs (or NSAIDs) and complementary treatments thought to be effective for migraine prevention. The Doctors Health Press e-Bulletin article reports that researchers analyzed published studies from  
Device Helps Local Migraine Sufferers
CBS Local
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — If you or someone you know suffers from chronic headaches ormigraines then you know sometimes the pain is so bad you’ll do almost anything to get relief. For some people, that means a drive northwest of Pittsburgh for an Study Targets Effective Adolescent Migraine Relief
Becker’s Orthopedic & Spine
The combination of sumatriptan and naproxen sodium effectively relieves adolescent migraine pain, according to a study reported in Modern Medicine. Nearly 600 teenagers ages 12 to 17 years who suffered an average of two to eight migraines per month 

Finally, effective migraine relief for teenagers?
The combination of sumatriptan and naproxen sodium safely and effectively relieves acute adolescentmigraine pain and its associated symptoms compared with placebo, according to the results of a new randomized trial. Billed as the first large-scale, 

Endless Headaches Often Misdiagnosed As Migraines
CBS Local
This is not a migraine. Frishberg suffers from “New Daily Persistent Headache.” It’s a chronic condition which can be difficult to diagnose. Dr. Bryan Grosberg said, “It’s a headache that starts on one particular day and just continues going.Dangerous, complex migraines linked to high risk for stroke
A coincidence led nine days later to Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, where a rare type of migraine was diagnosed and treated – but any moment during that time could have been disastrous. “Nicole ‘dodged a bullet.’ Her symptoms were classic for a type of 

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