What’s new * nerve pacemaker * food sensitivity debate simmers * stroke

“Nerve Pacemaker” Helps Chronic Migraine Sufferers Acheive Freedom From Pain
DigitalJournal.com (press release)
A relatively new treatment known as occipital nerve stimulation significantly decreases the severity and frequency of headaches in patients suffering from debilitating chronic migraines. The treatment is used by Brian J. Snyder, MD, 

As the food sensitivity debate simmers, more doctors defend testing
Medill Reports: Chicago
Other doctors insist—along with increasing numbers of their patients—that food intolerances could be contributing to weight retention, migraines, eczema, fatigue, mouth sores and a slew of other issues. So, while a number of doctors are adopting food 

Stroke Strikes All Ages, and Rapid Care Is Critical to Avoid Disability and 
“The problem is that these symptoms are similar to the onset of a migraine headache,” Darsey said. “That’s why it’s better to err on the safe side and dial 9-1-1; even if you or a loved one suffers frommigraines, look for subtle differences in 

Research Finding New Ways to Ease Migraines
Research says that of the 50 million Americans who suffer from migraines, the majority of sufferers are women ages 25-50, 2.1 million are adolescents, and just 8% of sufferers are men. Many migraines are triggered by changing weather conditions, 


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