The most frequently mentioned triggers among migraineurs
in the UAE include increased screen time, stress, consuming salty and processed foods, use of additives, irregular sleep pattern and physical exertions, among others.
We are increasingly enthusiastic about offering a new therapy to the millions of migraineurs
still searching for a better and consistent treatment for their acute migraine attacks.
"Weight loss in adults and children with obesity greatly improves migraine headache by improving all the main features that worsen migraineurs
' quality of life," he added.
While several targeted prescription medications have been available to adult migraineurs
, there have been few options for adolescents.
There are no data available on the prevalence and intensity of migraine, triggering factors and the impact of migraine on daily lives of the migraineurs
, and their treatment-seeking behavior.
More impressively, fully one-third of the chronic migraine group and 16% of episodic migraineurs
filled three or more opioid prescriptions within that 12-month interval.
Voxel-based morphometry (VBM) studies demonstrated that supratentorial brain regions presented decreased volume in MOH,, and infratentorial brainstem regions showed increased volume in the PAG region,, and decreased PAG volume was demonstrated after medication withdrawal in MOH. Previous brainstem VBM studies demonstrated that migraineurs
presented gray matter volume decrease in the spinal trigeminal nucleus, dorsomedial pons, PAG, dorsolateral pons, and medullary raphe, and another study confirmed the smaller midbrain volumes in migraineurs
. In the aforementioned two studies, the migraineurs
were diagnosed without medication overuse according to the ICHD-II and ICHD-III beta.
In migraine patients experiencing autonomic symptoms, it was reported that the pain was mostly unilateral, more severe, and frequent, with a longer attack duration and better response to triptans in comparison to migraineurs
without autonomic features (1-3).
Patient-reported, real-world evidence recorded on the Migraine Buddy(c) platform collected in April of 2018 shows that about 43 % of a sample of 43,189 migraineurs
(n =18,484) suffered from anxiety and/or depression during at least one migraine attack.
(2) Data suggest that all migraineurs
have some increased risk of stroke.
The impetus for the study was the fact that, even though three-quarters of America's estimated 38 million migraineurs
are women, all of whom will eventually undergo menopause, the question of what happens to them headache-wise as they go through this process of permanent cessation of ovarian function has received little research attention, said Dr.
Sleep disturbance and affective comorbidity among episodic migraineurs
. Headache 2014;54:116-24.