Thalamo-cortical network activity during spontaneous migraine attacks

Objective: We used MRI to search for changes in thalamo-cortical networks and thalamic microstructure during spontaneous migraine attacks by studying at the same time structure with diffusion tensor imaging and resting state function in interconnected brain networks with independent component analysis.

Methods: Thirteen patients with untreated migraine without aura (MI) underwent 3T MRI scans during an attack and were compared to a group of 19 healthy controls (HC).

Frequent Migraine Prevention Study…Ongoing Study

Description

A study to evaluate an investigational drug designed to inhibit receptors that are believed to contribute to migraine attacks.

This study lasts up to 55 weeks, in which participants will be screened, go through two phases of treatment and have a follow-up visit.

Study Treatment Phase – Part One – 12 Weeks

Participants will be randomly assigned to receive the investigational drug or a placebo.

Top Tips for Having a Successful Experience With Your Migraine Specialist

When you’ve suffered with migraines for a while, and they are a regular and debilitating occurrence, it’s important to visit a specialist to get to the root cause of your problems and plan a course of treatment that can release you from the upset and pain of regular migraines.

Suffering the pain,

How Migraine Aura Can Impact Your Life

When discussing migraines the first symptom – and most common – that people expect to experience is  pain. Migraine pain may or may not be more significant than that of a normal headache. Some individuals who have mild-to-moderate head pain are actually diagnosed with migraine.  The pain does not have to be severe or debilitating to be migranous in nature.

Suffering Regular Headaches? When Should You See Your Neurologist?

Most of us will suffer the occasional headache – and occasional headaches are no real cause for concern. Rest, fluids and some over the counter pain relief usually sees them off, and the cause is usually simple to identify.

But when you are suffering regular headaches, or the kind or severity of the headache changes without any obvious reason,

Surprise! BOTOX® prevents occurrence of migraine!

If you are in the Palm Beach Gardens area, and suffer from chronic migraine, then contact Palm Beach Neurological Center today to learn more about how BOTOX® treatments may help you.

A Surprising Treatment for Chronic Migraine is BOTOX®

If you are one of over 3 million patients diagnosed with chronic migraine in the US,

Five Reasons to Keep a Migraine Diary

There are a number of reasons that your doctor might ask you to keep a migraine diary. If you have been suffering regular and severe attacks there could be a number of contributing factors, and being able to figure out what those factors are is step one to treating the migraines, and possibly even preventing them.

Which Foods Cause Migraines and How to Avoid Them

Which foods cause migraines – and how do I avoid them?

As well as a debilitating headache, often centered in one point of the head, migraines can cause temporary loss of vision, distortions to senses like taste and smell, ringing in the ears, light sensitivity and floaters in the vision.

Medication can reduce,

How are Migraines Diagnosed

Ways Migraines are Diagnosed

People often think their bad headache is a migraine – but in truth a migraine is far more than simply a headache, and encompasses a range of other symptoms.

What are the symptoms of migraines?

Migraine symptoms vary – not everyone will experience every symptom,

What is a Migraine?

What is a Migraine?

Migraines are episodic headaches that are characterized by pulsating head pain, usually occurring on one side of the head that can worsen with routine activity.  These attacks may be accompanied by nausea, vomiting, an increased sensitivity to light, an increased sensitivity to sound, dizziness, blurred vision, an aura, and other symptoms.

Episodic migraine refers to attacks that occur less than 15 days per month. 

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