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Medicines Used for Migraines & Depression

Are Medicines Needed? 

Migraines and depression are considered to be neurological diseases though some treat them as mental illnesses with the associated stigma . Both migraines and depression are energy crisis and can be stopped by voltage applied to specific brain regions in trouble. 1,214 more words


Headache Treatment Overhaul Thanks to NICE

We all occasionally get a headache, whether from dehydration, diet or fatigue but regular sufferers have to deal with debilitating headaches on a very frequent basis. 231 more words


Finally! A Transdermal Triptan Patch

I have experienced exactly one negative emergency room experience related to my migraine (I have experienced many, many, negative emergency room experienced related to my parents’ simultaneous terminal cancers, but that is a subject not for another blog post, but another blog entirely). 711 more words


Tis the Season of Cadbury Eggs and Triptans

What if chocolate is my trigger? I’m not a chocolate lover- I like my sugar the way my Tupelo family like their whiskey- straight up and unaccessorized, but my goodness, Easter will be here soon. 34 more words


Alder Biopharmaceuticals Advances Antibody Therapeutic for Migraine, ALD403

Alder Biopharmaceuticals has completed a Phase 1 study of its therapeutic antibody for the prevention of migraine, ALD403, and plans to initiate a Phase 2 study this year. 193 more words

Easing the pain of migraine attacks

Welcome to Part Three of this series on migraine attacks. Today, I am stepping into the world of guest blogging and am delighted to host Inside The Brain’s first guest blogger – Dr Chad Beyer, who explains how the race is on to discover better and safer drugs to diminish migraine pain and prevent future attacks.   424 more words



Definition (from: PubMed Health) – A migraine is a common type of headache that may occur with symptoms such as    nausea, vomiting, or sensitivity to light. 352 more words