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.
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.
A new study reveals a connection between light sensitive nerve cells in the eyes and areas of the brain that regulate mood. The findings may help explain how light can induce some of the negative emotions that often accompany migraines.
A new study in BMJ Case Reports warns of the unexpected consequences of participating in hot chili pepper eating contests.
Migraine triggers can increase oxidative stress, a new study reports. Targeting oxidative stress may help to prevent migraines.
Almost 1 in 5 people now use opioids to treat migraines. Researchers say a growing number of patients are using opioids to replace medications approved and specially designed to treat migraines, despite knowing the risks of opioid use.
According to a new study, there is no evidence of an association with white matter hyperintensities or silent brain infarcts in women with migraines with auras.