Headaches and Sex

Headaches and Sex

Posted:Sun 17th May 2015 Headaches associated with sexual activity have been reported by about 1 percent of adults. But the actual statistics are almost certainly higher, according to a Loyola University Medical Center neurologist and headache specialist “Many people who experience headaches during sexual activity are too embarrassed to tell their physicians and doctors often don’t ask,” said Dr. José Biller, who has treated dozens of patients for headaches associated with sexual activity (HAS). Biller…

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Menopause and Migraine – the link

Menopause and Migraine – the link

Posted Tues 5th June 2015 The frequency of migraine headaches is greater among perimenopausal (around menopause onset) and early menopausal women than their premenopausal counterparts, according to research presented at the 56th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Headache Society (AHS). Relying on a subset of data from the American Migraine Prevalence and Prevention (AMPP) study, a team of researchers from the University of Cincinnati mailed a survey to 120,000 American households. While examining data…

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Stress Headaches and Migraines: methods for relief.

Stress Headaches and Migraines: methods for relief.

Posted 5th May 2015 Stress has been cited as a cause and/or trigger by many headache and migraine sufferers. According to Dr Jerome Dixon Chiropractor and Editor of www.headache.com.au Medical researchers agree on key strategies to alleviate stress induced headaches and migraines. Useful Methods to reduce Stress triggered ‘Stress Headaches’ or ‘Stress Migraines’ Biofeedback is a mental discipline that involves learning how to control the body’s functions, such as heart rate. With biofeedback, patients are…

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Meditation and Migraine Relief

Meditation and Migraine Relief

Posted Fri 17th Oct 2014 New Study: Meditation and Migraine relief. A new ‘pilot’ study, using a small sample group does suggest that meditation and yoga can provide relief of frequency and severity of migraines.The study was designed to assess the safety, feasibility and effects of a standardized meditation and yoga intervention called mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR) in adults with migraines. Nineteen adults were randomly assigned to two groups with 10 receiving the MBSR intervention…

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