New Migraine and Headache Info on MMC, 1/19/10
For those of you who are super busy or don't feel well enough to look around for what's new, each week, I'll be posting links for you here. Links to the newest Migraine and headache information we've made available here on MyMigraineConnection.
Without further ado, here's some of the newest information we've published here for you:
Why Children with Migraine Often Need Special Care
Even very young children can have Migraines. They may need special consideration in their activities at home and at school. They may need to take medications at school or have other needs that seem odd to other parents. If your child has Migraines, have you encountered problems with other parents? We have something to help you...
Reflecting on the Haitian Disaster
After the disaster in Haiti, countless individuals were left without the proper supplies needed to care for diseases, ranging from the chronic to the acute. Though we certainly never wish to prepare to be struck by such disaster, we must keep in mind that things certainly do happen, and there are times when you may be stuck without the materials...
Why Light Worsens Migraine Pain
Researchers have discovered a new pathway in the brain that explains why light makes the pain of Migraines worse...
Migraine and Depression May Be Linked Genetically
New research indicates a genetic link between Migraine, particularly Migraine with Aura, and depression...
Sumavel Needle-Free Sumatriptan Now Availaable
Good news for those of us who use sumatriptan (Imitrex / Imigran) injections -- Sumavel Dose-Pro is now available in the US for the acute treatment of Migraines and Cluster headaches....
Migraine & Headache Term of the Day
Exploring the medical terms we see and hear when learning about Migraine and other headache disorders.
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New Ask the Clinician Questions & Answers
Get Answers To Your Migraine and Headache Questions
When you have questions about Migraines or headaches, our site offers three ways to ask those questions and get answers.
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Medical review by John Claude Krusz, PhD, MD.