Study Discovers Link Between Migraines and Vitamin Deficiencies

Newsweek reports about a recent study regarding vitamin deficiencies and migraine. The study’s results were revealed during the 58th Annual Scientific Meeting of the American Headache Society  and found that people with migraines were more likely to be deficient in vitamin D, riboflavin, and coenzyme Q10.   In a study …

Study Shows Placebo as Effective as Chiropractic Treatment for Migraine Relief

WebMD reports that a small study out of Akershus University Hospital showed that patients found relief from their migrianes in equal measures from actual chiropractic manipulation and sham chiropractic treatment.   For the new study, researchers at Akershus University Hospital, in Norway, recruited 104 patients who were having at least …

Prevent or Reduce Migraines with a Headache Diet

Science Daily reported on a recent literature review study  by Professor Vincent Martin, MD of the Department of Internal Medicine at the University of Cincinnati College of Medicine that undertook to examine the effects of diet on migraine.  What Dr. Martin and his colleagues discovered was that eating a healthy …

New Study Finds Sugar Pill as Effective as Anti-Migraine Drugs in Kids

CBS News reported on a New England Journal of Medicine study  that tested the efficacy of two migraine drugs in reducing the number of days the children in the study group had migraines. The drugs tested were topiramate, an anti-seizure drug and amitriptyline, an antidepressant. Doctors were surprised to learn …

New Research Suggests that Oral Bacteria Play a Role in Migraine

Medical News Today reported  that researchers have discovered a link between the prevalence of certain bacteria in the mouths of migraine sufferers that may help scientists narrow down the causes of these debilitating headaches:   In all, they sequenced the bacteria found in 172 oral samples and 1,996 fecal samples …