Is migraine a disease?

Interesting, well written article, which provokes some questions………. I agree with the vast majority of it…….. but do think that migraine patient advocates are needed and the fast majority do not pass on the ‘migraine disease’ – as stated at the beginning of the article a migrainer cannot be ‘cured’ by a doctor – therefore … More Is migraine a disease?

NEW STUDY – MRI shows brain abnormalities in migraine patients

OAK BROOK, Ill. – A new study suggests that migraines are related to brain abnormalities present at birth and others that develop over time. The research is published online in the journal Radiology. Migraines are intense, throbbing headaches, sometimes accompanied by nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light. Some patients experience auras, a change in visual or … More NEW STUDY – MRI shows brain abnormalities in migraine patients

Interesting new study shows help may be on the way for migraine with aura sufferers

REPOSTED from http://theconversation.edu.au/explainer-what-are-migraines-11720 Explainer: what are migraines? AUTHOR Lyn Griffiths Professor of Molecular Genetics; Director, Genomics Research Centre; Director, Griffith Health Institute at Griffith University DISCLOSURE STATEMENT Professor Lyn Griffiths receives funding from Australian Research Council (ARC) and a Queensland Government Smart Futures grant to support her migraine research. The Conversation provides independent analysis and commentary … More Interesting new study shows help may be on the way for migraine with aura sufferers

“Let’s Do the Monster Mash!”

My choice of monster movie for today bloggers post is ‘Frankenstein’ written by Mary Shelley it is about a creature produced by an unorthodox scientific experiment…………. As Migraine suffers we are all scientific experiments… Not many people realise this, that while Migraine is the number one neurological illness of the world – there is NO migraine cure and … More “Let’s Do the Monster Mash!”

What’s New – Scientists Spot More Migraine Genes

By Maureen Salamon HealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, June 10 (HealthDay News) — Two more genetic links to migraines have been discovered, a finding experts acknowledge won’t yet help those suffering from the throbbing headaches but may one day lead to new therapies. Comparing the DNA of more than 2,300 patients afflicted with migraines without aura — … More What’s New – Scientists Spot More Migraine Genes

What’s New – Latest genetic and biological research shows that migraine is a neurological, not vascular, disorder

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2012/05/120517131659.htm ScienceDaily (May 17, 2012) — The latest genetic and biological research shows that migraine is a neurological, not vascular, disorder and both acute and preventive treatments being developed target peripheral and central nervous systems, according to a prominent migraine expert addressing the American Pain Society (APS) on May 17. Migraine is one of the most … More What’s New – Latest genetic and biological research shows that migraine is a neurological, not vascular, disorder