Migraine

Some Air Pollutants Linked With Increased Migraine Prevalence, Severity

April 22nd 2021, 12:45pm

Article

Research presented at the American Academy of Neurology's annual meeting indicates some air pollutants may be associated with increased rates of migraine prevalence and severity.

When in Menstrual Cycle Does Headache Lead to Emergency Department Visit?

April 19th 2021, 9:05pm

Article

Data from a single health system show women who present to the emergency department for headache tend to do so during the preovulatory interval of their menstrual cycle.

Higher BMI Correlates With Increased Migraine Severity, Comorbidities

April 13th 2021, 7:45pm

Article

Results of a questionnaire-based study show higher body mass index (BMI) is associated with worse migraine symptoms and comorbidities.

History of Abuse Linked to More Severe Migraine Sensory Symptoms

April 12th 2021, 3:42pm

Article

Results from a questionnaire-based study indicated an association between a history of abuse and increased sensory hypersensitivity symptoms among migraineurs.

Review Underscores Lack of Research on Migraine in Postmenopausal Women

April 7th 2021, 1:00pm

Article

A review published in Neuropsychiatric Disease and Treatment highlights the lack of research on migraine prevalence and symptoms among postmenopausal women.

Real-World Data Highlight Trends in Erenumab Prescribing, Patient Characteristics

April 1st 2021, 5:38pm

Article

Researchers used deidentified real-world data to assess characteristics of patients who have received erenumab since its approval.

Examining the Link Between Dietary Intake of Calcium, Magnesium With Migraine

March 30th 2021, 6:51pm

Article

A cross-sectional study explores the relationship between magnesium, calcium dietary intake, and migraine among men and women.

Is High-Flow Dry Gas Therapy Effective in Reducing Acute Migraine Pain?

March 23rd 2021, 4:41pm

Article

Randomized clinical trial results published in Cephalalgia show that trans-nasal high-flow dry gas therapy may play a role in reducing migraine-associated pain.

Study Finds Monthly Migraine Days Associated With Disturbed Structural Network Integrity

March 22nd 2021, 5:15pm

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Compared with healthy controls, patients with episodic migraine and patients with chronic migraine exhibited differing structural brain network characteristics, potentially indicating maladaptive reorganizations of headache-related brain circuits which could lead to migraine attacks or secondary alterations to pain.

Review Analyzes Estrogen’s Role in Migraine Pathogenesis

March 17th 2021, 4:30pm

Article

Results of a scoping review of 19 studies indicate estrogen likely plays a key role in migraine pathogenesis but affects patients in different ways depending on past medical history, age, and use of hormonal therapy.