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Surgery Prevents Migraines

Turns out that fixing a hole in the heart might sometimes help prevent a debilitating pain in the head. In an observational study, 87 percent of migraine sufferers who had minor heart surgery to close an atrial septal defect (see diagram) had significantly fewer attacks than the 21 percent of patients given medical treatment only, […] ... More

Heading Off the Pain of Migraines

For the millions of Americans suffering from chronic migraines, the outlook for relief is better than it’s been in years. Debra BenAvram’s health woes kicked off with a “really horrible” migraine three years ago. She has no idea what triggered the attack. But over the next six months, it turned into a constant daily headache […] ... More