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Strong link found between chronic headache and back pain

A review of 14 studies found that people with persistent headache or back pain were twice as likely to experience the other disorder as well. Chronic headaches and back pain both appear in the top five causes of years lived with disability. Healthcare professionals often treat the conditions separately, but there is a theory that […]

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Menopause with diabetes tied to more severe sleep problems, states study

Among 164 middle-aged women who completed a survey, those with diabetes averaged 10 sleep-related symptoms while those without diabetes averaged about 7 – and symptoms were rated as more severe by women with diabetes, the study team reports in the journal Menopause. “Sleep-related symptoms are one of the most frequently reported symptoms among midlife women […]

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Omani lady with recurrent headaches successfully treated by doctors at Wockhardt Hospital

A 35-year-old Omani woman named Fariyal Yusuf, a teacher by occupation, complained of a recurrent headache since childhood was successfully treated at Wockhardt hospital, Mumbai Central. In the month of October 2018, she had visited the hospital with complaints of throbbing headaches associated with nausea, occasional vomiting and intolerance to light and sound. Her symptoms […]

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Weight loss in obese migraine sufferers can improve their quality of life

“If you suffer from migraine headaches and are obese, losing weight will ameliorate the quality of your family and social life as well as your work and school productivity. Your overall quality of life will greatly improve,” said lead study author Claudio Pagano, M.D., Ph.D., an associate professor of internal medicine at the University of […]

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Migraine increases the risk of complications during pregnancy and childbirth

This is documented by an extensive register-based study recently published in the scientific journal Headache and carried out at the Department of Clinical Epidemiology at Aarhus University and Aarhus University Hospital, Denmark. “The study shows that pregnant women with migraine more often have complications in connection with their pregnancy and childbirth than women who don’t […]

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Continuous headaches turns out to be diagnosed as fatal brain tumour for 29-yr-old man

A team led by Dr Nitin Dange, Neurosurgeon at Global Hospital, Parel successfully performed a complex brain tumour resection surgery on Ganesh Bhor, a 29-year-old neuro technician, who was brought almost brain-dead to the emergency. Tests done revealed that he was having acute hydrocephalus (a condition in which an accumulation of excess Cerebrospinal Fluid (CSF) […]

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Most migraine sufferers avoid alcohol, as it can trigger severe headaches

A migraine is a headache accompanied by a severe throbbing or pulsing sensation on one side of the head.  Some individuals also experience aura such as flashes of light or wavy vision. People often report feeling nauseous and sensitive to light and sound during a migraine attack.  Both the frequency and severity of the migraines […]

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