Ask The Expert: Hairband Headache and Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension (IIH)

Do you have a question for a headache expert? Visit our contact page and submit your questions. https://headaches.org/contact/   QUESTION: I have lived with chronic headache and migraine for years. I also have two additional medical issues, connective tissue disorder…

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Migraine with Aura Doubles Ischemic Stroke Rate

Migraine with Aura Doubles Ischemic Stroke Rate

People who have migraine with aura are more likely to have strokes caused by either a blood clot in the heart or a clot within the brain’s blood vessels compared to those who have migraine without aura,  a new study indicates….

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High Blood Pressure Linked to Fewer Headaches

High Blood Pressure Linked to Fewer Headaches

In an unusual twist, high blood pressure may actually be beneficial, at least when it comes to headaches. According to a recent report, patients with hypertension (high blood pressure) were up to 40% less likely to have migraine and other…

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Calcium Channel Blockers

Calcium Channel Blockers

The calcium channel blockers are a group of medications that have been used for treating a variety of cardiovascular disorders such as high blood pressure. These medications alter the movement of calcium ions into muscle cells of blood vessels. This…

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Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

Hypertension (High Blood Pressure)

High blood pressure is called the “silent killer,” because there are few physical symptoms of high blood pressure. However, hypertension can be a major cause of heart attacks and strokes. High blood pressure can cause headache, but in general is…

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