An infusion of the local anesthetic Lidocaine may provide relief to patients with chronic migraines that do not respond to other medications.
People who use cannabis to help manage the pain associated with chronic migraine are six times more likely to suffer from rebound headaches, or medication overuse headaches, than those who do not use marijuana.
Researchers identify genetic factors that protect from the chronification of migraines.
According to researchers, Botulinum toxin, or Botox, injections can help to reduce the frequency of chronic migraines. Compared to those treated with a placebo, migraine suffers experienced 1.6 fewer attacks per month following Botox injections.
Chronic migraine sufferers saw significant pain relief after four weeks of electrical brain stimulation in the part of the brain...