Chronic Pain & Arthritis

Migraine Headache Prevention Study

Click the JOIN button if you think you might be eligible for this study. Twitter Please complete the form below with your contact information. By completing this form, you are providing your permission (consent) for research professionals to contact you about active or future studies and health research news. Email Address * First Name * Last Name

Migraines Vs Headaches

Migraine & Cluster Headaches

Intro Questionnaire Registration Web Site It has been estimated that 1 in 4 Canadian households has someone affected by migraine headaches. Migraines can affect a person’s ability to perform everyday activities for up to 3 days, therefore having a significant impact on quality of life. Cluster headaches are far less common but can be just

Migraine Triggers

Migraine Triggers and Important Lifestyle Changes

Though they affect more people than asthma and diabetes combined, we still know relatively little about what causes migraines. However, when it comes to preventing a migraine, learning to identify your own personal triggers is crucial. Some common triggers include stress, red wine, pickled foods, skipping a meal, chocolate and caffeine. You might want to try

Migraine Aura

Migraine Aura, Other Migraine Symptoms and Stages (Plus When to See a Doctor)

Migraines tend to progress through four distinctive stages: prodrome, aura, attack (headache), and postdrome. But not everyone who has migraines experiences every stage. For others, signs and symptoms may vary from one migraine to another. Read on to familiarize yourself with some of the migraine stages and their symptoms, and learn when you should contact a doctor

Sinusitis or Headache

Sinusitis is inflammation of the sinuses. The sinuses are air-filled spaces in the skull located behind the forehead, nasal bones, cheeks, and eyes. Inflammation can occur as the result of an infection from a virus, bacteria, or fungus.  Sinus headache is a common symptom described as pressure-like pain, pain behind the eyes, toothache, or tenderness

Migraines and Headaches

The pain of a migraine headache is often described as an intense pulsing or throbbing pain in one area of the head. However, it is much more; the International Headache Society diagnoses a migraine by its pain and number of attacks (at least 5, lasting 4-72 hours if untreated), and additional symptoms including nausea and/or