Mythbusters: 6 Common Migraine Myths and Why They’re Wrong A migraine is a neurological disorder primarily affecting the CNS or central nervous system. The CNS delivers signals and chemicals to major organs in the body, like the brain. In migraineurs, nerve endings are slightly more
Are Migraines Genetic? It’s a common question. Migraine sufferers have been the subject of scientific studies for decades. So far, science has determined that a defect or mutation in several genes leads to migraine susceptibility. But genetic mutations don’t create migraines; they ma
Learning how to avoid migraines while traveling is a priority for some. How can anyone escape the change in cabin pressure when flying or have a set schedule? Here are some great tips I've learned from my own experience.
Preventing migraines may seem like a fluke. I bet you feel more exhausted after each attack, am I right? The key to really treating migraines is to follow these guidelines to prevent or reduce attacks.
Stress is one of the most common triggers for migraines, but coming down from stress can be just as bad as the stress itself. The researchers at Montefiore Headache Center are still trying to figure out the reasons for letdown migraines; however, a possible explanation is that cortiso
What happens when you get too stressed? When the pain is too much, been there too long and you can’t shirk your responsibilities in order to spend the next 25 years of your life hanging out, alone, in your bed?
Migraine and Caffeine: Friends No More About two months ago, I had a new patient present to my office with daily chronic headaches. She would wake up every morning at around 6:30 and go for the medium-sized cup of caffeinated coffee. Immediately, she felt some relief of the headache