Incidental Findings on MRI Scans for Primary Headache Are Not Uncommon – via Neurology Today

Diagnostic imaging for headaches can lead to a plethora of incidental findings, many of which may prompt more worries and needless procedures, according to a new paper, discussed here.  But headache specialists say unnecessary imaging can be avoided if neurologists follow certain diagnostic processes, including a thorough neurologic exam. It happens often. A magnetic resonance […]

Computer Headaches? Try These Glasses – via

Compared to working in construction, in an emergency room or as a firefighter, there’s almost nothing physically demanding about sitting in front of a computer for eight-plus hours a day. But that doesn’t mean office jobs don’t come with real health risks of their own. According to the author of this article, who suffered from […]

Headaches You Can Set Your Clock To – via

The pain from a cluster headache is worse than childbirth, patients say. Worse than kidney stones.  More like getting shot in the head or being jabbed in the eye by a sharp object. Mark Burish, director of the Will Erwin Headache Research Center, and his team of neurologists, nurses, scientists, and industry startups hope to demystify and find new treatments for cluster headaches […]

Headache experts to gather in Boston for scientific meeting

2017 American Headache Society Annual Scientific Meeting Highlights Advances in Migraine Treatment and Research Leading clinical researchers on headache disorders, particularly migraine, cluster headache, and post-traumatic headache, will present the latest data on new therapies at the American Headache Society (AHS)’s 59th Annual Scientific Meeting.  The AHS accepted more than 220 scientific abstracts, which include […]

Staring at buildings can give you a migraine – via

According to this article, repetitive patterns in modern structures send our brains into overdrive.  Modern buildings, with their repetitive straight lines, windows, and railings can actually induce migraines because they differ so greatly from nature.  I previously shared an article about the same affect from striped clothing. A research team led by the University of […]

Andrew Martin – 3D Modeler

I’d like to officially welcome Andrew Martin to the team! A sculptor based out of Canada with a passion for the fantastical and weird, Andrew has been sculpting since 2006.  He currently operates Monster Caesar Studios.  Check out his portfolio and his blog for samples of his awesome abilities. Andrew has taken on the task of […]

June Is National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month

June is National Migraine & Headache Awareness Month.  Show PURPLE to show your support for migraine and headache advocacy, awareness, education, and research. We are echoing the National Headache Foundation in encouraging headache sufferers to be engaged in the management of their headaches and “Rule Your Headache.” Even today, individuals who suffer from migraine or headache deal […]