Diet tips for migraine prevention
Bangkok Post
Women are three times more likely to suffer from migraines than men, with symptoms usually beginning during their teens or in middle-age. The most apparent symptom is a severe throbbing or pulsating headache that is often felt on one side of the head, 

Preventive Migraine Meds Effective, But Underused
Pain Medicine News
by Alice Goodman New Orleans—Several drugs and complementary medicines have been deemed effective for the prevention of migraine headaches by updated guidelines unveiled at the recent annual meeting of the American Academy of Neurology (AAN) and 

Migraine sufferer claims she was terminated for requesting medical leave
Southeast Texas Record
SHERMAN – A woman suffering from chronic migraines has filed a lawsuit alleging she was terminated from her position because she applied for medical leave. Claiming violations of the Family Medical Leave Act and the Americans with Disabilities Act, 

A faulty boiler. A trip to the pool. Even cat fur… What’s behind your dizzy 
Daily Mail
Migraine sufferers appear to experience dizziness more often than non-sufferers, says Susan Haydon, of the Migraine Trust. ‘It sometimes occurs as part of the “aura” — or warning signs — that many people with migraine have before their headache 

Abused or neglected children often physically unhealthy adults, research finds
Plain Dealer
Part of that explanation may come from recent work by a team at the University of Toledo and Ball State University, who studied blood samples from female migraine sufferers to see if early childhood experiences had any impact on their headaches and 

Pfizer Canada Announces Neuropathic Pain Research Award Recipients (press release)
This year’s award recipients will investigate a variety of innovative research areas including treatments for chronic migraines 6 to new diagnostic and prognostic methods for pain patients living with chronic pain 7 to an investigation into whether 

20 Reasons Women Need Access to Birth Control
Sixty percent of women with migraines link their attacks to menstruation. Studies indicate that menstrual migraine occurs in 8–14% of women. Certain birth control polls can decrease the hormonal fluctuations that trigger certain migraine attacks in 

Pharmacists must put care before commerce
The Guardian
Examples include Sumatriptan 50mg for migraine, Tamsulosin for benign prostatic hyperplasia, the morning-after pill, and larger packs of analgesics and anti-inflammatories. They may only be displayed beyond the reach of customers and sold under 

Achieving Optimal Health through Transdermal Magnesium Therapy
Acupuncture Today
Deficiency of this mineral is related to a host of chronic health conditions including heart disease, strokes, cancer, migraines, asthma, diabetes, and osteoporosis. Roughly 70 percent of all Americans do not consume the RDA of Magnesium.