The World’s First Drug to Prevent Migraines Has Just Been Approved

On Thursday, the US Food and Drug Administration approved the first drug explicitly developed to prevent migraines. But while the drug may signal a new wave of effective treatments for this debilitating — yet often ignored and dismissed — medical condition, there are still questions as to how many migraine sufferers will actually be able to afford it in the US. Read More >>

My Smartphone Gave Me a Painful Neurological Condition

A few months ago I started getting headaches, and they were weird. If a bad hangover headache feels splitting, I’d describe these headaches as searing, as if someone had hit me over the head with a red hot rod of steel sending electric bolts of pain across my skull. Read More >>

The Science of Migraines

Migraines are one of four types of primary headaches, and they come in two forms, those with an aura and those without. The other three primary headaches are tension headaches, cluster headaches and, the catch-all type known as, other primary headaches. These include things like exercise- or cough-induced headaches. Read More >>

Why Do We Get Headaches?

From dull tension headaches to crippling migraines, sometimes your cranium can feel crippled. But what causes all those headaches? Read More >>

Migraine-Beating Brain EMP Approved for NHS Headache Sufferers

The National Institute for Health and Care Excellence, a group that determines what treatments are made available to us on the NHS, has approved a magnetic brain massage system known as transcranial magnetic stimulation, or TMS. To treat migraines. Read More >>

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Why Cheap Booze Makes Your Hangover So Horrible

You. You're out drinking with your friends, matching them round for round. They're sippin' fancy whiskey, but you're saving money, sticking with the well specials. So why is it, halfway through the night, you're suddenly hit with a brutal headache, and everybody else is fine? Read More >>