We've seen a disturbing trend in the online Migraine community — an increase in suicides. It's occurring among both females and males, and it's occurring in a wide range of ages. One person who took his life was only 14-years-old. Some of these Migraineurs had been working so hard with their doctors without any progress or relief that they... Read more
When our doctors order tests because of our Migraines or headaches, we often have questions about those tests. We want to know what the tests can reveal, and we want to know how they're performed.
Although there are no diagnostic tests to confirm a diagnosis of Migraine, there are times when our doctors may order tests to rule out other... Read more
More than 37 million Americans live with Migraine disease. Of those 37 million Americans, between two and four million have Chronic Migraine (CM). That may seem like a small percentage, but there's nothing small about Chronic Migraine.
Consider these facts:
People who have Chronic Migraine have a Migraine or headache more often than... Read more
One of the most difficult and frustrating issues facing those of us with frequent Migraines and headaches is that of medication overuse headache (MOH), aka rebound. As with most issues related to Migraines, the susceptibility to MOH and which medications cause MOH can vary from person to person. The International Headache Society has gathered... Read more
Do you know what the term "subclinical" means when discussing Migraines and headaches? When we're looking at Migraine and headache information, whether it's from our doctor, a book, or an online article, we sometimes come across medical terms that can be confusing.
Sometimes, it's easy enough to substitute another word or a short phrase for... Read more