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What are Migraines?

Migraine is a severe form of headache felt as a throbbing pain at the front or side of the head. Migraines may also be accompanied by other symptoms such as a sensitivity to light or nausea.

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Increase in out-of-pocket costs associated with lower adherence to neurologic medications

Increase in out-of-pocket costs associated with lower adherence to neurologic medications

Researchers identify possible new therapy for concussion-related headaches

Researchers identify possible new therapy for concussion-related headaches

Light touch on the skin loses its pleasure in people with migraine

Light touch on the skin loses its pleasure in people with migraine

Inflammation detected in the brains of veterans with Gulf War Illness

Inflammation detected in the brains of veterans with Gulf War Illness

AAN issues new guideline for sleep problems in children and teens with autism

AAN issues new guideline for sleep problems in children and teens with autism

Seurat publishes preclinical studies of intranasal IGF-1 in rat model of migraine headaches

Seurat publishes preclinical studies of intranasal IGF-1 in rat model of migraine headaches

Migraine sufferers appear to have hyper-excitable visual cortex, study suggests

Migraine sufferers appear to have hyper-excitable visual cortex, study suggests

Higher opioid doses do not seem to improve pain, study finds

Higher opioid doses do not seem to improve pain, study finds

High intake of dietary flavonols tied to lower risk of Alzheimer's dementia

High intake of dietary flavonols tied to lower risk of Alzheimer's dementia

CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder designated with new disease code in WHO medical classification list

CDKL5 Deficiency Disorder designated with new disease code in WHO medical classification list

The influence of neuroanatomy on treatment response of patients with trigeminal neuralgia

The influence of neuroanatomy on treatment response of patients with trigeminal neuralgia

New neuromodulation device may help prevent migraine

New neuromodulation device may help prevent migraine

Young blacks, Latinos less likely than white people to have poor outcomes after bleeding stroke

Young blacks, Latinos less likely than white people to have poor outcomes after bleeding stroke

Researchers show existence of particular type of sphincter in the brain's blood supply

Researchers show existence of particular type of sphincter in the brain's blood supply

Neuroimaging study reveals structural changes in the brain of migraine patients

Neuroimaging study reveals structural changes in the brain of migraine patients

Missing one night of sleep may increase Alzheimer's biomarker, study finds

Missing one night of sleep may increase Alzheimer's biomarker, study finds

Meta-analysis highlights predictors of chronic migraine

Meta-analysis highlights predictors of chronic migraine

Study shows abnormal cardiovascular response to nitroglycerin in migraine patients

Study shows abnormal cardiovascular response to nitroglycerin in migraine patients

Treating lipedema with liposuction could benefit women with 'painful fat' disease

Treating lipedema with liposuction could benefit women with 'painful fat' disease

Obesity, but not poor diet and lack of exercise, associated with higher dementia risk

Obesity, but not poor diet and lack of exercise, associated with higher dementia risk