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Migraines and Gastrointestinal Disorders: Examining the Connection

Migraines and Gastrointestinal Disorders: Examining the Connection

A recent study by Doulberis and colleagues provides a comprehensive summary of the relevant published studies linking migraine and gastrointestinal or related disorders.

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Nasal Sumatriptan Results in Faster Migraine Pain Relief

Nasal Sumatriptan Results in Faster Migraine Pain Relief

Nasal administration of sumatriptan powder in patients with migraine results in quicker reductions in pain intensity and migraine-related disability compared with oral sumatriptan.

Oxygen Treatment for Cluster Headaches: Cost Estimates Revealed

Oxygen Treatment for Cluster Headaches: Cost Estimates Revealed

Results of a recent study found that the current costs of medical grade oxygen for use in the treatment of cluster headache are not "prohibitively expensive" for either healthcare insurance providers or for patients.

Nurse and Physician Intervention Improves Quality of Life for Migraine Patients

Nurse and Physician Intervention Improves Quality of Life for Migraine Patients

A multidisciplinary medical approach to headache treatment by physicians and nurses can significantly improve quality of life in patients with migraines.

Using Stress to Predict Risk of Migraine Even Before Predromal Symptoms

Using Stress to Predict Risk of Migraine Even Before Predromal Symptoms

Among individuals diagnosed with episodic migraines, stressful events can accurately predict an individual's risk of a headache, even before the onset of prodromal symptoms.

Migraine Prevalence, Severity Linked to Higher Altitude

Migraine Prevalence, Severity Linked to Higher Altitude

People who live at high altitudes may experience increase migraine prevalence, duration, and severity of migraine.

FDA Approves Magnetic Device for Migraine Prevention and Treatment

FDA Approves Magnetic Device for Migraine Prevention and Treatment

The FDA has cleared the non-invasive SpringTMS device for the acute and prophylactic treatment of migraine headaches.

Galcanezumab Monthly Injections Beneficial in Migraine Pain

Galcanezumab Monthly Injections Beneficial in Migraine Pain

Monthly galcanezumab injections at 120 mg or 240 mg offer clinical benefit in reducing migraine pain.

Pre-Attack Symptoms Common in Cluster Headache Attacks

Pre-Attack Symptoms Common in Cluster Headache Attacks

Local and painful symptoms and signs and general symptoms occur frequently prior to cluster headache attacks.

PTSD More Likely in Pregnant Women With Migraines

PTSD More Likely in Pregnant Women With Migraines

Women who are pregnant and have migraines are more likely to have posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD) than women without migraine.

Lasmiditan Effective in Phase 3 Trial for Acute Migraine

Lasmiditan Effective in Phase 3 Trial for Acute Migraine

Eli Lily announced positive results from a Phase 3 trial of their first-in-class drug lasmiditan for the acute treatment of migraine.