THURSDAY, Aug. 3, 2023 (HealthDay News) — So, your high schooler has been complaining of headaches. Should you worry? Maybe, claims new research that finds bullying and suicidal thoughts are both linked to more frequent headaches in teens. “Headaches are a common problem for teenagers, but our study looked beyondContinue Reading

WEDNESDAY, May 31, 2023 (HealthDay News) — A nasal spray containing ketamine might help relieve migraine headaches when other treatments fail, a new study suggests. Ketamine is a synthetic anesthetic with hallucinogenic effects that is sometimes used intravenously for migraine headaches. It’s being tried for treatment-resistant depression, too. But it’sContinue Reading

THURSDAY, March 30, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Your body’s internal clock appears to play a big part in the time of day when severe headaches happen. Migraines and cluster headaches have different characteristics and treatments, but experts have long noted that they share key features: Both are neurological diseases inContinue Reading

MONDAY, Feb. 27, 2023 (HealthDay News) — Many women experience blinding migraine headaches around their monthly period, and now researchers have a clue about why. Levels of the female hormone estrogen fluctuate during menstruation, which may lead to increases in calcitonin gene-related peptide (CGRP). This protein widens blood vessels inContinue Reading

TUESDAY, Sept. 13, 2022 (HealthDay News) — A history of migraine headaches could make a woman more prone to pregnancy complications, such as issues with blood pressure or preterm birth, according to a new study. “We now know migraines may be an underrecognized risk factor for adverse pregnancy outcomes,” saidContinue Reading

TUESDAY, July 19, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Sometimes just looking at a person can give clues to their likelihood of developing long COVID after a bout with the virus. For example, obese people are five times more likely to suffer long COVID symptoms that persist at least three months afterContinue Reading

MONDAY, June 20, 2022 (HealthDay News) — Many COVID-19 long-haulers still have neurological symptoms such as headaches, fatigue and memory problems six months later, new research shows. The findings are the first from an ongoing study of long-haulers by researchers at the University of California, San Diego School of Medicine.Continue Reading