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About 20 Percent of Women Avoid Pregnancy Due to Migraine

TUESDAY, Sept. 15, 2020 – Migraine has a considerable impact on women's pregnancy plans, with about 20 percent avoiding pregnancy due to migraine, according to a study published online Sept. 15 in...

Yoga + Medical Care Better for Episodic Migraines

WEDNESDAY, May 6, 2020 – Yoga plus medical care is better than medical therapy alone for the treatment of episodic migraines, according to a study published online May 6 in Neurology. Anand Kumar,...

Gentle Yoga May Deliver Migraine Relief

WEDNESDAY, May 6, 2020 – People suffering from regular migraines despite medication might consider investing in a yoga mat. That's according to a new trial that tested the effects of a gentle yoga...

Prophylactic Manual Acupuncture Reduces Migraine Days

THURSDAY, March 26, 2020 – For patients with episodic migraine without aura, undergoing 20 sessions of manual acupuncture is superior to sham acupuncture and usual care for prophylactic treatment,...

Trial Finds Acupuncture May Help Prevent Migraines

THURSDAY, March 26, 2020 – A new clinical trial supports acupuncture as an option for reducing migraine headaches, and researchers believe doctors should inform patients it is a possible treatment....

10 New Weapons in the War on Migraines

TUESDAY, March 10, 2020 – There is no cure for migraines – a headache disorder that can cause sensory disturbances and nausea – but several new treatments may help people with the debilitating...

FDA Approves Vyepti (eptinezumab-jjmr) Intravenous Injection for the Preventive Treatment of Migraine

Valby, Denmark, February 22, 2020 – H. Lundbeck A/S today announced that Vyepti (eptinezumab-jjmr) has been approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for the preventive treatment of m...

Meds May Not Prevent Migraines in Kids

MONDAY, Feb. 10, 2020 – Migraine drugs that might work for adults won't prevent the debilitating headaches in kids and teens, a new study shows. A number of drugs are used to prevent migraines, but...

Teva Announces FDA Approval of Ajovy (fremanezumab-vfrm) Injection Autoinjector

PARSIPPANY, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE) January 28, 2020 – Teva Pharmaceuticals USA, Inc. an affiliate ofTeva Pharmaceutical Industries Ltd. (NYSE and TASE: TEVA) today announced that the Food and Drug...

Sleep Disturbances May Trigger Migraine

THURSDAY, Dec. 26, 2019 – Sleep disturbances appear to be a trigger for migraine headaches, according to a new study. "We found that low sleep efficiency, which is the amount of time you're awake in...

Sometimes, Aspirin May Be Enough to Ease Migraines

TUESDAY, Dec. 10, 2019 – A cheap, century-old drug in most Americans' medicine cabinets – aspirin – may come to the rescue for people suffering from migraines, a new study finds. While there are...

Marijuana Could Offer Relief From Migraine Pain

TUESDAY, Dec. 3, 2019 – Headache and migraine patients, take note: medical marijuana may help ease your pain. The findings follow an analysis of data collected by a Canadian phone app that gathered...

How to Prevent Holiday Headaches

SATURDAY, Nov. 30, 2019 – The holiday season can give you real headaches, but you can take action to prevent them, an expert says. To reduce stress, make plans well in advance and know your limits,...

New Type of CGRP Inhibitor Might Ease Migraines

TUESDAY, Nov. 19, 2019 – Migraine sufferers who cannot get relief from existing medications may soon have a novel treatment option, a new trial suggests. The study, of nearly 1,700 patients, found...

'Nerve-Release' Surgery Helped Ease One Man's Tough Migraines

WEDNESDAY, Oct. 2, 2019 – Chronic migraine headaches plagued Adam Pressley from childhood, and by his 30s they had become a near-daily occurrence. Pressley, 31, had tried everything to stop them:...

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