Tag Archives: Headache

Too much coffee raises the odds of triggering a migraine headache – EurekAlert

Philadelphia, August 8, 2019 – Drinking three or more servings of caffeinated beverages a day is associated with the onset of a headache on that or the following day in patients with episodic migraine, according to a new study in The American Journal of Medicine, published by Elsevier. Results are consistent even after accounting for… Read More »

Association Between Headache and White Matter Microstructure With Diffusion Tensor Imaging – Neurology Advisor

In patients with headaches, imaging may show widespread higher white matter (WM) diffusion compared with headache-free individuals in the general population, according to study results published in The Journal of Headache and Pain. The researchers note that while the association between headache and WM microstructure has been investigated with diffusion tensor imaging (DTI), this was… Read More »

Defective potassium channels cause headache, not body pain – Medical Xpress

Top: Normal distribution of TRESK channels (green) in facial pain sensory neurons. Bottom: Absence of channels in the knock-out mouse model. Credit: Guo et al., eNeuro 2019 Defective potassium channels involved in pain detection can increase the chance of developing a headache and could be implicated in migraines, according to research in mice published in… Read More »

Healthy living lecture: Headache vs. migraine – webcenter11

FAIRBANKS, Alaska Last night’s Healthy Living Lecture at UAF explained the difference between a headache and a migraine. From an outward perspective, these two conditions seem to be the same thing, a sharp pain felt along the scalp. In reality, they are very different. Dr. Joshua Costello, of Alaska Brain and Spine, says headaches, when… Read More »

Significance and Prevalence of Headache in Multiple Sclerosis – Clinical Pain Advisor

Migraine is at least 3 times more common in patients with multiple sclerosis (MS) than in the normal population, the significance of which is not well understood. Recent studies have indicated a preponderance of headache complaints in patients with MS that could be due to multiple etiologies. The majority of headaches reported in studies were… Read More »