Why do you wake up with a headache?

If you start each morning with a headache, there’s a reason for it.  Consider the following findings, courtesy of the American Migraine Foundation: 50 percent of migraines occur during the sleeping hours of 4:00 to 9:00 am. 80 percent of people with regular migraines often wake up still feeling tired. More than half of patients […]

The Migraine Again Podcast with Paula K. Dumas

SUMMARY The Migraine Again Podcast kicks off with host, Paula K. Dumas, sharing the vision for the podcast. The Migraine Again Podcast helps you thrive in your life, love, and work despite migraine. If you, or someone you know, struggles with migraine, join Paula K. Dumas, Founder and Managing Editor of MigraineAgain.com and Co-Host of […]

There’s A Biological Reason Why Women Get More Headaches Than Men – via Quora.com

Why do women get more headaches than men? No, it’s not that women are more sensitive to pain than men; there’s a biological reason behind the difference. Throughout their lives, women are more likely than men to experience headaches.  In particular, women are three times as likely as men to experience migraines, those nasty debilitating […]

CAM Use Among Migraine/Headache Sufferers Investigated – via empr.com

According to a study published in the journal Headache, the use of complementary and alternative medicine (CAM) for the treatment of migraine and headache is “relatively low” in the U.S. While some CAM products have shown beneficial effects in clinical studies of headache and migraine, “there has been little research exploring the reasons for using CAM, and the types […]

Low energy LED lightbulbs could be giving us all headaches – via DailyMail.co.uk

Energy-saving lightbulbs could be giving us all headaches as they flicker too much. LED bulbs can bring on feelings of dizziness and pain within just 20 minutes of switching them on, an expert has warned. Arnold Wilkins, Psychology professor at the University of Essex, said the flickering of the unpopular lights is stronger than for traditional […]

High Headache Frequency Associated with Excessive Daytime Sleepiness – via ClinicalPainAdvisor.com

An association was established between excessive daytime sleepiness (EDS) and a high frequency of headaches, but not between EDS and chronic migraine or chronic tension-type headache (CTTH).  The results were published in Cephalalgia. Espen S. Kristoffersen, PhD from Akershus University Hospital in Norway, and colleagues conducted a cross-sectional survey of 30,000 people age 30 to 44 via […]