Full Question: Had a bad attack about one week ago and went to ER for meds. Since then I still have tingling in right arm and left sided headache but not as bad as a migraine. When will these symptoms let up and is there anything I can take for them? Is this called postdrome? Mike. Answer: Dear Mike; The headache of a Migraine doesn't have to be severe. If you're still in pain, you're probably still in the headache phase, not the postdrome, and need to be calling your doctor. For more information on the phases of a Migraine, see Anatomy of a Migraine . Please do call your doctor? Good luck, John Claude Krusz and Teri Robert If you need to find a headache and Migraine specialist, please see our listing of patient recommended specialists . Another good source of information and support is our forum . To post to the forum, you'll need to register, even if you're already registered on the main section of our site. You can use the...
The National Headache Foundation (NHF) has designated the first week of June as
National Headache Awareness Week (NHAW). This year marks the 15th annual
observance of NHAW, and the observance falls on June 1 - 7.
NHF Executive Director Suzanne Simons commented,
"We are very happy to be recognizing the 15th annual National Headache
Awareness Week. Our theme this year points out the importance of empowering
sufferers to recognize that headache is treatable and they can take steps to
take control of their condition."
In observance of NHAW, the National Headache Foundation (NHF) is announcing a
series of events across the country in order to educate the public about types
of headache and their impact on daily living, as well as stressing the
importance of seeking an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatments. This
year's National Headache Awareness Week takes place June 1-7, 2008. Nearly 21
million people were reached last year through this successful annual campa...
Over the last few years, long-needed evaluation of our military for Migraine and other headache disorders exacerbated or caused by event and / or circumstances of being deployed have been conducted and the results published. Additionally, more attention has been paid to head and neck trauma and traumatic brain injury (TBI). A new study shows nearly half of U.S. soldiers returning home from combat with headaches problematic enough to require specialized care also have a history of mild head trauma. Study objective: "To determine the incidence and types of head or neck trauma and headache characteristics among US Army soldiers evaluated for chronic headaches at a military neurology clinic following a combat tour in Iraq." 2 Study methods: Conducted with 81 (73 male and 8 female) U. S. Army soldiers who had served in the same brigade. All were evaluated at the same military neurology clinic for the complaint of recurrent headaches following a combat tour in Iraq ...
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