Sleepwalkers feel no pain even if seriously injured

Although sleepwalkers have an increased risk for headaches and migraines while awake, during sleepwalking episodes they are unlikely to feel pain even when they suffer an injury, a new study finds.

Here's why women are likelier to suffer from migraine

 Migraines, which rank as one of the top 20 most disabling medical illnesses in the world, remain extremely common, affecting more than 36 million people in the United States alone and nearly three times as more women than men.

How to tell if you're having a migraine!

Migraines are painful headaches often localized in a certain area of the head. It is accompanied by a pronounced sensitivity to light and sound. It can last from 2 to 72 hours and can be treated.

Innovative treatment breaks chronic migraine cycle

People suffering from chronic migraine may soon heave a sigh of relief as researchers have found promise in a minimally invasive innovative treatment.

Gene that helps reducing stroke risk found

 A gene that reduces the risk of stroke in young and middle-aged adults has been discovered.

Obese adults at higher risk of getting occasional migraines

Obese people are 81 percent more likely to have occasional migraines as compared to people of normal weight, according to a new study.

Lower incomes linked to migraines

Migraine headaches were found to be more likely to happen to people with lower household incomes, but tended to go into remission at the same rate for people at all income levels.

Migraines can permanently alter brain structure

A new study suggests that migraines may have long-lasting effects on the brain`s structure.

Migraines `not linked to income levels`

Contrary to the theory that social stressors increase the rate of migraine in low-income people, researchers have found that the remission rate when migraines stop occurring for a time or for good was the same regardless of income.

Now, a headband to zap migraines

Scientists have developed a `Star Trek` style band which they claim could prevent migraines when worn across the forehead for twenty minutes a day.

Lightning may bring on headaches, migraines

Lightning may bring on a heightened risk of headache and migraines, says a new research by the University of Cincinnati (UC).

Drinking water may help curb headaches and migraines

Drinking water regularly can reduce the severity of headaches and migraines, a new study has claimed.

Migraines `not linked to mental decline`

Migraines currently affect about 20 percent of the female population, and while these headaches are common, there are many unanswered questions surrounding this complex disease.

New cases of `orgasm headaches` shed light on mysterious phenomenon

Doctors hope that new cases of intense headaches during sex may help uncover its cause.

Financial stress may cause heart attack, back pain and migraines

Worrying about money can increase risks of several significant health problems – such as heart attack, ulcers, migraines, back pain etc.

Migraines likelier in men with impotence

Men who have been diagnosed with erectile dysfunction are 63 percent more likely to also have had a diagnosis of migraine headaches than men without the sexual disorder, according to a new study from Taiwan.

Sexual problems ‘could be behind migraines and headaches’

There is a possible link between migraines, headaches and sexual issues.

Exercise, as good as drugs for migraine

Regular workouts help prevent migraines just as well as relaxation therapy and a common prescription drug.

Migraines are not a lupus symptom: Study

Despite a commonly-held belief among many doctors who treat lupus patients, headaches -- particularly migraines -- are not a manifestation of that disease and should be treated as a separate problem, report researchers in Greece.

Scientists find genes linked to migraines

Migraines are acutely debilitating headaches -- sometimes with an "aura", in which patients have the impression of seeing through frosted glass -- that strike up to 20 percent of the population.