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For some people with Migraines or cluster headaches, sexual activity can be a trigger or exacerbate the problem. On the other hand, a new study has shown that for a significant number of people with Migraines and cluster headaches, sexual activity can provide some relief, and even provide complete relief for some.
"Headache associated with sexual activity is a well-known primary headache disorder. In contrast, some case reports in the literature suggest that sexual activity during a migraine or cluster headache attack might relieve the pain in at least some patients. We performed an observational study among patients of a tertiary headache clinic." 1
A questionnaire was sent to 800 Migraine patients and 200 cluster headache patients, asking for experience with sexual activity during Migraine and cluster attacks and its impact on the Migraine or headache intensity.
The survey was strictly and completely anonymous.
For purposes of the surve...
I don’t know about where you are, but in Michigan, we had been having fairly constant rain for what felt like close to a month. We were getting one nice day a week, and the rest were rainy, cold, and gray. And it truly made me crazy!
I had a headache all the time. It felt like someone was stabbing me between the eyes. My pain level was up, and for part of the time, I was just barely functional. I just didn’t feel good at all.
And since I’m not g-d, and can’t change the weather, what am I supposed to do at times like this? I guess function the best I can and hope the weather gets better pronto.
As the days cycled through rain, on and off, so did the way that I felt physically, and subsequently, impacted my mood, as well.
Some of us say that we are human barometers. I know that I feel the rain even before it comes. There is something about those low lying clouds that literally clog my brain.
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The number of visits to this page indicates that most of our members don't read or count on this information about Migraine and headache clinical trials, so the page will not continue to be updated. If you're interested in information about clinical trials, visit www.ClinicalTrials.gov . Clinical trials of medications and other treatments for Migraines, headaches, and other conditions are conducted for a variety of reasons. They gather data to determine if medications and other treatments are effective, if they're safe, what potential side effects they may have. Clinical trials also study particular symptoms, the effects of Migraine and other conditions on the body and various organs, and many other things. Participating in clinical trials can be one way to help add to the body of medical knowledge and evidence and to try medications and treatments not yet available. Below, is a list of clinical trials which are enrolling participants for various trials relate...
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