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Dialing Down Pain From the Brain
Dialing Down Pain From the Brain
Four Chinese characters in calligraphy—寧靜致遠 (ning jing zhi yuan) hang framed on Yuanyuan “Kevin” Liu’s office wall. The words from ancient Chinese literature have become the motto that Liu lives ...
09-29-2022
Facial Pain Comes to Light
Facial Pain Comes to Light
In Brief: Using an imaging technique to visualize pain signals in facial nerves, NIDCR researchers identified a protein that enhances neurons’ responses to painful stimuli. Blocking the protein ...
09-24-2022
Inexpensive Off-Label Drug May Offer Relief From Acute Migraine: Doctors
Inexpensive Off-Label Drug May Offer Relief From Acute Migraine: Doctors
A beta blocker eye drop that costs less than $10 may be able to help acute migraine sufferers by stopping the acute attacks from worsening or at least ...
09-20-2022
Understanding Headaches and Migraines: Prevention Tips
Understanding Headaches and Migraines: Prevention Tips
Headaches are one of the most common complaints seen by primary care physicians and neurologists. There are different types of headaches. The two most common are migraine and ...
09-20-2022
Natural Remedies for Migraines That Work Fast
Natural Remedies for Migraines That Work Fast
Migraines are a neurological syndrome that affects nearly 12% of the population regularly. Migraines are 3 times more common in women than men. One in four households in ...
08-17-2022
Migraine Sufferers Have Options Beyond Just Pain Medication
Migraine Sufferers Have Options Beyond Just Pain Medication
Migraine headaches currently affect more than one billion people across the globe and are the second-leading cause of disability worldwide. Nearly one-quarter of U.S. households have at least ...
07-13-2022
Migraines: What You Need to Know
Migraines: What You Need to Know
B.B. is a 32-year-old woman who has suffered from monthly migraines since she was about 15. The first two days of her period were so bad that as ...
07-4-2022
Banish Tension Headaches With Time-Honored Remedies
Banish Tension Headaches With Time-Honored Remedies
 Stress seems to be built into our daily lives, whether created by looming work deadlines, nerve-wracking traffic jams, or the never-ending demands of parenthood.  And for many, this ...
05-29-2022
Toxic Mold Illness 101
Toxic Mold Illness 101
Buildings used to breathe. It was inevitable and somewhat helpful, but it can make it more expensive to heat and cool those spaces with common central heating and ...
05-23-2022
Are You Getting Enough Of This Vital Mineral ?
Are You Getting Enough Of This Vital Mineral ?
Magnesium glycinate has been increasing in popularity for several years –  with good reasons. However, since 2020, I’ve seen this impressive mineral hit superstar status in my practice. ...
05-21-2022
What Is Bell’s Palsy? Migraine Headache May Double the Risk
What Is Bell’s Palsy? Migraine Headache May Double the Risk
Migraine headaches may double the risk of Bell’s palsy (facial paralysis). Bell’s palsy is a condition categorized by a sudden weakness in facial muscles. This muscle weakness can ...
04-19-2022
Why Do I Get a Headache When I Haven’t Had My Coffee?
Why Do I Get a Headache When I Haven’t Had My Coffee?
Caffeine is our favourite drug. But if we miss out on our fix, it can be a real headache, in more ways than one. Caffeine is a stimulant. ...
04-4-2022
Acupuncture & Ginger Moxibustion Effective for Tinnitus
Acupuncture & Ginger Moxibustion Effective for Tinnitus
Researchers conclude that acupuncture combined with ginger moxibustion has a curative effect on patients with intractable tinnitus. Patients with intractable tinnitus are primarily the elderly or middle-aged people who ...
03-17-2022
Foods That Help Headache & Migraine Relief
Foods That Help Headache & Migraine Relief
Plant-based diets are put to the test for treating migraine headaches.  
01-7-2022
Got a Headache From Too Much Sun? Don’t Take Tylenol
Got a Headache From Too Much Sun? Don’t Take Tylenol
Ah, summer. Sunshine, fresh air, a romp at the beach. Ugh, summer. Sunburns, heatstroke, and those headaches that feel like someone’s using a blacksmithing anvil and hammer right ...
07-28-2021
Diets Higher in Fish Fats, Lower in Vegetable Oils May Help Frequent Migraine Sufferers
Diets Higher in Fish Fats, Lower in Vegetable Oils May Help Frequent Migraine Sufferers
For those who suffer from migraine headaches, a change in diet may help to reduce their frequency. A new study, funded by the National Institutes of Health and published in ...
07-13-2021
Headaches: 3 Tips on How to Get Rid of Them
Headaches: 3 Tips on How to Get Rid of Them
Everyone experiences headaches. From dull throbbing dehydration headaches to incapacitating migraines, a sore head is an extremely common complaint. This is perhaps especially true at the moment. COVID-19 can ...
03-1-2021