Treating Subclinical Hypothyroidism May Help Migraine – via

New research shows that patients with migraine who have subclinical hypothyroidism and receive thyroid treatment have significantly fewer and less severe headaches. To the best of our knowledge, this is the first study showing that treatment of subclinical hypothyroidism was effective in reducing both the frequency and severity of migraine attacks and improved the quality […]

Don’t Shrug Off Summer Headaches – via

Between the heat, dehydration, air quality, and July 4 fireworks, many shrug off headaches as just another symptom of summer. But Kerry Knievel, Director of Headache Neurology at Barrow Neurological Institute in Phoenix, Arizona, said we need to start taking headaches more seriously. It is important to seek treatment for them, because often patients have […]

Electric Stim Armband May Reduce Migraine Pain – via

Electrical stimulation has shown promise in the treatment of migraines and one device worn on the forehead, the Cefaly, has been approved by the US Food and Drug Administration for the prevention of migraines.  A recently reported study has found that a second electrical stimulation (electric stim) device that is worn on the arm, rather […]