Intracranial hypotension, which is low pressure inside the head, is usually caused by a spinal cerebrospinal (CSF) leak. The low pressure caused by the spinal CSF leak leads to a headache—a headache that is often much worse when the patient upright or later in the day. Continue Reading
Miles for Migraine, a registered 501(c)(3) non-profit, may be more known for the running events hosted across the country, but the organization will do more to promote education in March.
In a continued effort to increase awareness and education, Miles for Migraine is hosting Migraine & Headache Education Day on Saturday, March 25, 2017 near Philadelphia. The event is an opportunity to meet others in the migraine and headache community for a day of learning. The work of Miles for Migraine was previously featured in HeadWise. Continue Reading
Q: I wake with a headache every morning and go to bed with a headache. When I wake in the morning I always seem to have congestion at the back of my nose. I’m being treated for sinus headache with decongestants and antihistamines but symptoms never go away. This has been going on for 3 years and I’m not sure what to do next.
Migraine has already been identified as a risk factor for ischemic stroke. A recent study looks more at this connection, suggesting surgery patients with migraine are at an increased risk of stroke around the time of a surgical procedure. Continue Reading
For those with migraine, a trip to the chiropractor may not have any effect on the frequency of migraine, according to a recent study.
This study was the first manual-therapy randomized controlled trial on migraine patients to document single-blinding (when researchers, but not the subjects are aware of which subjects are receiving treatment and which are not) placebo group. Continue Reading