Zinc and magnesium deficiencies may be linked to migraine disorders.
The Will Erwin Headache Research Foundation supports research dedicated to finding a cure for debilitating headaches.
The foundation has teamed up with Memorial Hermann Healthcare System and University of Texas Health Science Center to fund leading research dedicated to these neurological disorders, and more importantly, bringing an end to the pain they cause.
Zinc and magnesium deficiencies may be linked to migraine disorders.
Cluster are more common among children, though most do not get properly diagnosed until adulthood. That is why The Will Erwin Headache Research Foundation strives to further headache research and knowledge, to help sufferers around the world remain informed.
Researchers are taking a deep look into sensory hypersensitivity symptoms of migraines and what is most likely to cause them.
There are multiple options for migraine sufferers with regard to preventative treatment options. Determining which options work best for you is important as each sufferer is unique. Consult with your doctor regarding the options and which ones may be best for you.
The largest genome study of migraine yet has revealed more genetic factors that could contribute to the disorder. Learn more about the study and its findings here -
Be sure to read our latest article on a new preventative migraine treatment - https://hubs.ly/Q01nB7Cp0
Did you know chronic migraine sufferers are characterized as suffering attacks a minimum of 15 days per month? They may experience various levels of pain and symptoms each time.
Stress plays a significant role in the frequency and intensity of migraine attacks. Being able to mitigate stressful situations can reduce the incidence of attacks.
Women suffer at a greater rate than men, likely due to the influence of hormones.
There are four phases to a migraine, lasting anywhere from 8 to 72 hours in total. The first phase is referred to as prodrome, then the aura, followed by the headache and finally the postdrome.
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Migraine sufferers commonly suffer balance impairment in addition to their headache disorder.
Migraines can be induced by certain environmental factors including loud noises, strong smells, or even bright lights. Take note of the factors that impact your migraines most.
A common treatment for cluster headaches is oxygen, but getting the treatment covered by Medicare can be difficult. Read more about it in our latest article, here - https://hubs.ly/Q01kt5Wx0
Migraines are a common chronic disorder that often goes undiagnosed or unseen to the outside world. This leaves migraine heroes suffering in silence.
Many migraine sufferers associate aura with the hour leading up to the onset of a migraine. These conditions could include blind spots, flashes of light or even a tingling sensation. It is important to note that not all migraines are associated with aura and not all auras are followed by a migraine.
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Recent news has revealed the association between migraines and cardio-cerebrovascular disease. Migraine sufferers are at increased risk of suffering cardio-cerebrovascular disease as well. https://hubs.ly/Q01hQNsL0
It is common for stress to cause migraine headaches. It is also common for the chronic pain associated with migraines to create additional stress on the sufferer, creating a cycle that is hard to beat. It is important for sufferers to reduce their stress in order to avoid these negative consequences.
There is currently no cure for migraines, but the latest innovative treatment option may offer relief to sufferers. Read more in our latest article - https://hubs.ly/Q01hGvFF0
Our mission is to find a cure for debilitating headaches. Join us in the fight. https://hubs.ly/Q01g2Pkf0
New data suggests that nearly 50% of the world population suffers from migraines. We must continue our research and spread more awareness about this severe disorder. https://hubs.ly/Q01g2Gm90
We are working to further headache research to broaden knowledge and understanding surrounding headache disorders. https://hubs.ly/Q01g2HqF0
Your diet can impact your migraines more than you may think. A new study reveals that eating more fish and reducing vegetables can help. https://hubs.ly/Q01g2J9g0
The Will Erwin Headache Research Foundation founders, Jimmy and Pam Erwin, and the head of The Will Erwin Headache Research Center, Dr. Mark Burish, M.D., Ph.D., were interviewed by Fox 26 Houston on June 27th to spread awareness about migraines and cluster headaches. Watch the interview here - https://hubs.ly/Q01gNS2w0
Thank you for your support during Migraine Awareness Month. At the Foundation, we are still working toward our mission of finding a cure.
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The Will Erwin Headache Research Foundation was founded to find a cure for debilitating headaches, but we can't do that without your help. Consider contributing today - https://hubs.ly/Q01cCnSb0
Our final migraine misconception is the idea that sufferers are out of control. While we understand the debilitating nature of many headaches, there are many things that one can do in their day-to-day life that could improve their headache frequency. Take a look at some of our articles which describe little things that could be contributing to your headaches more than you think. https://hubs.ly/Q01cCpGv0
Many chronic headache sufferers will attest to the debilitating nature of their headaches. That's why we have to stand behind our headache heroes and have their back.
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Headache sufferers around the world seek relief from their attacks, but are their medicine-taking habits causing them more attacks? This week's migraine misconception is the idea of the more medicine, the better. This is not in fact true. Many sufferers are at risk of medication overuse headaches which come as a result of taking preventative medication for headaches. Read more about medication-overuse headaches here - https://hubs.ly/Q01cCmlT0
Migraines are more common in middle-aged women compared to men. Read this recent article for the chance at some relief.
The word migraine may be a common household term but we have found that an accurate understanding of the headache is not common. Learn more about migraines and who is at greater risk here - https://hubs.ly/Q01dr5dZ0
Each year, June is recognized as Migraine Awareness Month, with the goal of furthering awareness about debilitating headaches and informing the public of these headache disorders. As part of this mission, The Will Erwin Headache Research Foundation has produced this informative video, designed to in...
This week we are debunking the migraine misconception that all migraines come with aura. Aura has been linked to migraines in the past and is generally described as blurred vision in combination with light and sound sensitivity. While aura can occur in conjunction with a migraine episode, not all migraines will come with an aura. In fact, only a quarter of migraines do.
Are you a regular coffee drinker? Have you ever skipped a cup and ended up with a headache? Caffeine headaches are real and occur when caffeine-dependent individuals are in need of caffeine.
In our effort to further awareness surrounding debilitating headaches, each Friday for the entire month of June we will debunk some of the most common migraine misconceptions.
The first of which is that migraine is just another headache. Migraine is a form of headache but not all headaches are migraines. It is important to remember that what distinguishes migraines is their severity and combination of symptoms including nausea and light and sound sensitivity.
Be sure to check out our latest article on the infancy of headache research and funding. We discuss the importance of research and the impact of steady funding. https://hubs.ly/Q01cxnKl0
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The Will Erwin Headache Research Foundation was founded to relieve the pain of sufferers. Read more about our story here.
Many migraine sufferers searching for relief in emergency departments find the services administered do not provide sufficient help. A recent study was conducted to discuss evidence supporting second-line services to further the treatment received.
Check out our latest article on post-concussion/post-traumatic headaches where we dive into the symptoms and possible treatment options. https://hubs.ly/Q01bWHrf0
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For sufferers, the fear of migraine incidence during pregnancy is real. Read our article on the relationship between the two for clarification. https://hubs.ly/Q0195f4h0
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