Headache in the News Archive

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Format: 2015-04-25
Format: 2015-04-25
  • Dr. Robert E. Ryan Sr. traded pro baseball for headache medicine
    2015 Apr 24

    Dr. Robert E. Ryan, Sr., who founded the Ryan Headache Clinic in St. Louis and was one of the founding members of the American Association for the Study of Headache, died March 30 at the age of 97. He also helped Dr. Seymour Diamond with the establishment of the National Headache Foundation. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch wrote a great feature on the life of Dr. Ryan, Sr.

  • Consumer Reports: What do those drug labels really mean?
    2015 Apr 20

    Consumer Report demystifies some over-the-counter drug labels. Learn more:

  • Canned Oxygen Companies Cashing In On Energy Trend
    2015 Apr 14

    Canned oxygen's popularity is on the rise as a way to get a boost of energy or relief from a headache. National Headache Foundation board member Mark Green, M.D., canned oxygen may have some limited value with altitude sickness and hangovers, but shouldn’t be considered to be a mainstream treatment for medical conditions or headaches.

  • Hidden Sources of MSG
    2015 Apr 10

    MSG is a common trigger for headaches and migraines. Look out for these hidden sources of MSG:

  • Migraine Study Yields Fresh Approach to Ward Off Pain
    2015 Apr 8

    New research can help change your approach to managing your migraines. Here are five strategies to try:

  • Wine Headache? Chances Are It's Not the Sulfites
    2015 Apr 2

    Since the government insisted that wine labels include a “Contains Sulfites” warning, folks have been blaming the compound for their wine headaches. Very likely, finds Lettie Teague, the cause is something else. Read more:

  • How to Be the Best Parent, Despite Your Pain
    2015 Mar 31

    Kids simply don’t understand why mommy is in pain again, or why daddy can’t come when they call. And there are no easy answers to this dilemma. MigrainAgain.com does have eight tips for parenting in pain:

  • Gender Differences Of Migraine Signs You Should Know: Triggers, Pain, And Duration Vary
    2015 Mar 27

    Migraines are silent lightning storms of pain, and men and women report distinct differences on what’s happening inside their skulls. Check out this graphic to learn more:

  • Indoor Cycling May Improve Migraine Symptoms
    2015 Mar 25

    While there's no cure for migraine headaches, hopping on a bike, even a stationary one, can help with symptoms. Learn more:

  • Migraine Headaches and Carpal Tunnel Syndrome Linked
    2015 Mar 23

    Patients with carpal tunnel syndrome are more than twice as likely to have migraine headaches, according to data derived from nearly 26,000 Americans responding to a national health survey. Read more:

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