Exercise helps prevent Migraine

Exercise helps prevent Migraine

According to Researchers and the American Headache society, regular moderate exercise is beneficial in preventing Headache and Migraine frequency in most sufferers. This is thought to be due to the effects of exercise in releasing endorphins (the body’s natural painkillers), reducing blood pressure and improving the body’s resilience and physiologic control. It is essential howvever to gently warm up before exercise and ensure youve had a small meal 1-2 hours prior to commencing your workout….

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Latest Migraine Treatments

Latest Migraine Treatments

Latest Migraine Treatments. A number of new treatments have become available in recent years, including painkilling drugs and botox, which the Food and Drug Administration has approved for treating people who have migraines at least 15 days a month. In March 2014, the FDA also approved a nerve-stimulating headband — the so-called Cephaly device — to treat migraines. The majority of health experts agree that the best way to combat migraines is to identify the…

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2014 Head Pain Diagnosis: survey results

2014 Head Pain Diagnosis: survey results

Media Agencies: please contact editor@headache.com.au to arrange further discussion. Media Release: DATE: 10th Feb 2015 MEDIA RELEASE: HEADACHE & MIGRAINE SCANS ARE OFTEN OVERPRESCRIBED 2014 Headache Survey FINAL Results A www.headache.com.au National initiative. HEADACHES and migraines affect up to 20 per cent of the population, in Australia as well as many other western countries. “Head pain is often cited as the most common reason people seek health expert assistance,” Dr Jerome Dixon Chiropractor and Editor…

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2014 HeadPain diagnosis survey results

2014 HeadPain diagnosis survey results

Posted 10th Feb 2015 Final Results: 2014 www.headache.com.au Head Pain Diagnosis Survey. n=209 Females 87% Respondents Males 13% Tests with the greatest diagnostic success were: MRI & CT Scans were considered diagnostically useful in 24% respondents. Neck Scans or Xrays were considered diagnostically useful in 21% respondents. Blood Tests were considered diagnostically useful in 18% respondents Professions with the greatest diagnostic success were: GP’s helped diagnosis in 63% respondents. Self Diagnosed: 39% respondents self diagnosed…

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