Migraine

A migraine is a severe headache causing pain in the front or side of the head. In the UK, migraines affect about 15% of the population and the headaches are three times more common among women than men. Migraines usually first start in young adulthood but it is possible for the headaches to start later in life.
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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Study explores the role of air pollution on the trajectory of stroke

Study explores the role of air pollution on the trajectory of stroke

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Bariatric surgery recipients may have an elevated risk of epilepsy, study finds

Researchers explore neurological manifestations among long COVID patients

Researchers explore neurological manifestations among long COVID patients

Designing a new treatment to treat migraine effectively

Designing a new treatment to treat migraine effectively

Study reveals the long-term neurologic consequences of COVID-19

Study reveals the long-term neurologic consequences of COVID-19

Retired MMA fighters and boxers may see some improvement in thinking and memory scores

Retired MMA fighters and boxers may see some improvement in thinking and memory scores

Seven healthy lifestyle habits linked to lower risk of dementia in people with diabetes

Seven healthy lifestyle habits linked to lower risk of dementia in people with diabetes

Annual flu shot may be linked with lower risk of stroke

Annual flu shot may be linked with lower risk of stroke

AbbVie to present data from its robust migraine portfolio at the Migraine Trust International Symposium 2022

AbbVie to present data from its robust migraine portfolio at the Migraine Trust International Symposium 2022

Gene variants associated with blood type may contribute to risk of early stroke

Gene variants associated with blood type may contribute to risk of early stroke

Study investigates associations between MS prevalence and factors driving regional differences

Study investigates associations between MS prevalence and factors driving regional differences

Women with epilepsy have more depression and anxiety symptoms during pregnancy and postpartum

Women with epilepsy have more depression and anxiety symptoms during pregnancy and postpartum

Large Canadian study suggests COVID-19 mRNA vaccines are safe to use in pregnancy

Large Canadian study suggests COVID-19 mRNA vaccines are safe to use in pregnancy

Specific factors may affect physical and mental quality of life among people with multiple sclerosis

Specific factors may affect physical and mental quality of life among people with multiple sclerosis

Leisure activities may help lower the risk of dementia

Leisure activities may help lower the risk of dementia

Elevated stress during the pandemic impacted the quality of life for kids with headache disorders

Elevated stress during the pandemic impacted the quality of life for kids with headache disorders

Physical and mental activities may help reduce dementia risk

Physical and mental activities may help reduce dementia risk

People who eat more ultra-processed foods may have higher risk of dementia

People who eat more ultra-processed foods may have higher risk of dementia

PCORI approves $258 million funding to support 26 new health care-related studies

PCORI approves $258 million funding to support 26 new health care-related studies

AbbVie Submits Marketing Authorization Application to EMA for Atogepant for the Preventive Treatment of Migraine

AbbVie Submits Marketing Authorization Application to EMA for Atogepant for the Preventive Treatment of Migraine