Migraines Articles & Stories :

Why Migraines Are More Prevalent in Women

Why Migraines Are More Prevalent in Women

In the United States, headaches are a part of the daily struggle for over 45 million people. Of them, migraine headaches are by far the most prevalent and require professional attention to combat the often times debilitating symptoms. The intense pain felt during a migraine is a direct result ... Read More


Expert Commentary: Sayeed Iqbal, M.D, FACOG - 11-11-2009

Expert Commentary: Sayeed Iqbal, M.D, FACOG - 11-11-2009

Given the recent press reports of celebrities that have died following headaches, a short primer of the different types of headaches is due. The most common type is a tension headache that affects women more than men. It is caused by constriction of muscles on the scalp. Treatment is by over t... Read More


Lasting Effects of Migraines

Lasting Effects of Migraines

A recent study reveals that migraines act as mini strokes that can have a lasting impact on the brain. Scientists at the University of Rochester in New York and a team at the Danish pharmaceutical group Novo Noridsk have conducted studies that suggesst Migraines may have a lasting effect on t... Read More


Migraines and Cardiovascular

Migraines and Cardiovascular

They’re painful, they’re debilitating, but could migraines also be deadly? New research says that at least one in five migraine sufferers, if not more, are at an increased risk of death. At the age of 35, Hailey McDad is one of them. That’s because she suffers from migraines with aura. “My ha... Read More



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