This is your brain having a migraine

On the left, an arrow points to cerebral microbleeds recorded in the left temporal lobe in a case of migraine with aura. On the right, the arrow points to another possible abnormality on the same side of the microbleeds. Image: RSNA and Wilson Xu New research seems to offer the best look yet at how … Read more

The Benefits of Interspecialty Interaction at IFN 2022: Jessica Ailani, MD

The MedStar Georgetown University Hospital Headache Center director shares her experience as a migraine cochair at the Fourth Annual International Congress on the Future of Neurology. [WATCH TIME: 5 minutes] WATCH TIME: 5 minutes “I came out of this meeting with a much better understanding of some of these newer treatment options, how they relate … Read more

COVID-19 headache positively associated with death, meta-analysis suggests

Findings from a large-scale, systematic search showed a significantly higher survival rate in hospitalized patients with COVID-19 who reported headache as a symptom than in patients without headache. Researchers concluded that these data point to the idea that headaches arising secondary to infection are not a “non-specific” symptom, but rather a marker of increased survival.1 … Read more

What you need to know about recurring headaches after COVID

Photo: red stock (Shutterstock) If you’ve been infected with COVID in the past few months, you may still be experiencing symptoms. In a certain proportion of people an infection can turn into: Ithe COVID, which can include a wide variety of respiratory, neurological, digestive, and musculoskeletal problems that can last for weeks, months, or years. … Read more

Migraine drugs may be beneficial for weight loss: Study | Health

According to a study conducted on obese mice, a prescription class of migraine drugs called Triptans are considered helpful in treating obesity. In the study, a daily dose of Triptans resulted in animals eating less food and losing weight over the course of a month. “We have shown that there is a real potential to … Read more