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Chronic migraine headaches are a neurovascular reaction with multiple mechanisms in the brain being affected. They are associated with several symptoms including head pain, nausea, photophobia and more, and can depend on several triggering factors including certain foods, stress, dehydration, hormonal changes and more. Several prescription drugs are used in the prevention of headache attacks […]

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Migraines are chronic and debilitating and affect 12-20% of the world’s population, and are more common in women. Women account for about three quarters of the 28 million Americans who experience migraine headaches. Attacks can begin at any age, but they typically start during childhood or adolescence when they are pretty equal in boys and […]

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Migraine headaches are one of the most common causes of pain and can vary from a minimal impact on activities of daily living to even incapacitating. Numerous over the counter and prescription drugs exist for acute migraine headaches but problems abound with poor satisfaction in many cases and varied side effects in others. In addition, […]

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Women account for about three quarters of the 28 million Americans who experience migraine headaches. Migraines can begin at any age, and occur fairly equally in boys and girls until adolescence. The prevalence of migraines in women in their early forties, and then declines steadily with age. How does a migraine occur? The process resulting […]

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