More Kids With Serious Headaches

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Visits to pediatric emergency departments for headache pain in children are on the rise There is a growing body of evidence that pediatric emergency departments are seeing a steady increase in the number of children presenting with headaches, as supported by new research to be presented at the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) 2016 National […]

Migraine: Both Too Much, Too Little Weight

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Both too much, too little weight tied to migraine Both obesity and being underweight are associated with an increased risk for migraine, according to a meta-analysis published in the April 12, 2017, online issue of Neurology┬«, the medical journal of the American Academy of Neurology. The researchers looked at all available studies on body mass […]

Dopamine Levels Fall During Migraine Attacks

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Dopamine levels fall during migraine attacks, brain scans show Using PET scans of the brain, University of Michigan researchers showed that dopamine falls and fluctuates at different times during a migraine headache. This could help scientists better understand dopamine-based therapies for migraines as well as a patient’s behavior during an attack. The connection between dopamine […]