Study sheds new light on how migraines may occur and why those who are susceptible to migraines see improvements in symptoms as they age.
Pregnant women with a history of migraines are at greater risk of both prenatal and postnatal complications. A new study found migraine sufferers are at increased risk of hyperlipidemia and gestational diabetes during pregnancy, and postnatal depression following the birth of their child.
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.
Plumes of glutamate in the brain could explain the onset of migraines with auras, a new study reports.
Researchers identify genetic factors that protect from the chronification of migraines.
Familial hemiplegic migraine type 2 (FHM2) causes a malfunction of astrocytes in the cingulate cortex. Manipulating astrocytes in the cingulate cortex reversed the disfunction, preventing an increase in migraine-like symptoms in mice carrying the FHM2 defect.
Researchers report the hormone prolactin, more commonly associated with lactation in new mothers, may underlie why women are more vulnerable to developing functional pain syndromes than men.
Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) shows promise in diminishing the effects of early dementia and proves a safe and effective method for treating acute migraine and PPA.