The application of a warm stimulus inside the ear, a caloric vestibular stimulator, reduced migraine days, according to a recent study. The randomized, controlled trial showed individuals receiving caloric vestibular stimulation had an average of 3.5 less migraine days per month than individuals who received the sham stimulation. Continue Reading
Studies in the U.S. and the Netherlands may have identified another trigger for individuals with migraine. These new studies suggest that stripes can trigger activity in the brain that can be responsible for triggering a migraine attack. Stripes in clothing, artwork, blinds, and radiator grills can trigger an attack for individuals with migraine, especially if they are sensitive to light, according to the studies. Continue Reading
On October 7, the National Headache Foundation is joining Miles for Migraine and Runnin’ for Research to raise awareness for headache and migraine. Across the country, individuals will be walking and running to raise awareness. No matter where you live, you can join them.
- Join Miles for Migraine in Philadelphia
- Where: Philadelphia, PA
- What: 2 mile walk, 5K run, or a 10K run
- When: 8:30 a.m. ET
- Join Runnin’ for Research in Morgantown
- Where: Morgantown, WV
- What: 5K walk or run
- When: 9:30 a.m. ET
- Join Runnin’ for Research in Denver
- Where: Denver, CO
- What: 5K walk or run
- When: 9:00 a.m. MT
- Virtually Join Miles for Migraine, Runnin’ for Research, and ClusterBusters
- Where: Anywhere
- What: As far you want to run
- When: Whenever you want
We understand that getting out and being an advocate can be difficult at times. With the virtual run, you can participate how you want and when you want. Just by signing up for your own virtual event, you are showing the community and the people who care for you, that one small step can make a giant impact.
We want October 7 to be the day that as many people as possible around the country take part in an event for migraine and headache awareness. If you aren’t in Philadelphia, Morgantown, or Denver, you shouldn’t feel left out. Sign up for the virtual event.
You can walk, run, use the treadmill, participate in another race in your town, or anything else you’d like to do. Fundraising using the tools provided to you and if you hit the goal by September 25, you’ll receive a t-shirt and medal to wear on October 7.
For children with headache or migraine, going back to school can mean an increase in the triggers they face. Join Sarah Rahal, MD as she hosts a discussion about children with headache or migraine and best practices for preparing them to go back to school. The webinar will be held on Wednesday, August 30, 2017 at 5:00pm ET.
The National Headache Foundation is providing the below information on this study as a public service to its members.
Are your migraines keeping you down?
A migraine prevention research study is enrolling now!
You may qualify if you:
- Are between 18 and 75 years old;
- Have had migraines for at least one year;
- Have migraine headaches 4 to 14 days a month;
- Are able and willing to complete a daily eDiary using an electronic device;
- Are willing to take daily investigational study medication twice a day.
You will be asked other questions about your health and any other medications you are taking to see if you qualify.
There is no cost to fully qualified participants for investigational study medications, study-related lab tests, or study-related exams. Compensation for time and travel may be available.
For more info & to see if you prequalify, call 1-800-960-7501 or visit www.MigrainePreventionResearch.com.