Researchers have identified electrical activity in the brain that is specific to the start of migraines. The new study reports spreading depolarization can be seen as a migraine begins, and an electrical current can be used to stop it in its tracks.
An immunotherapy that acts against an inflammatory molecule associated with migraines, has been shown to be successful in reducing the number of headaches people with chronic migraines suffer each month.
According to researchers, people who suffer from migraines have higher sodium concentrations in their cerebrospinal fluid.
Researchers report ketamine may help to relieve pain symptoms associated with migraine in patients for whom other treatments have failed.
Migraine triggers can increase oxidative stress, a new study reports. Targeting oxidative stress may help to prevent migraines.