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Friday, August 19, 2016

GINGER

Ginger works as well as sumatriptan for migraine headaches; 88% vs 86% report high satisfaction

Ginger powder works as well as the drug sumatriptan for treatment of migraine headaches and with fewer side effects according to a double-blind study from Zanjan University Of Medical Sciences in Iran which randomly assigned 100 patients with acute migraine to receive either sumatriptan or ginger.

High satisfaction was reported by 88% of those given ginger versus 86% of those given sumatriptan.

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Posted by Larry Hobbs on Fri, Aug 19, 2016 9:19 am | [0] comments

Monday, February 14, 2011

NATURAL DESICCATED THYROID — HEADACHES

Desiccated thyroid reduced headaches from 55% to 15% compared to Synthroid (T4), Dr. Starr

The number of patients reporting headaches fell 55% when they were taking Synthroid (T4 thyroid hormone) to 15% when they were switched to natural desiccated thyroid notes Mark Starr, MD in his wonderful book Mark Starr, MD talks about this in his wonderful book, Hypothyroidism, Type 2: The Epidemic. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Feb 14, 2011 3:20 pm | [0] comments

Thursday, January 12, 2006

HEADACHES

Headaches are more common and more incapacitating in obese people

"[H]eadaches are more common and incapacitating in obese patients than [normal weight people]," according to a new study from Brazil. "[M]igraine is the most important diagnosis in this population." Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Thu, Jan 12, 2006 7:10 am | [1] comments

Monday, April 18, 2005

HEADACHES

Obesity increases the risk of severe headaches

Obesity increases the risk of severe headaches according to research presented at the American Academy of Neurology 57th Annual Meeting in Miami Beach, Fla., April 9 - 16, 2005. Read the entire article | Email this article
Posted by Larry Hobbs on Mon, Apr 18, 2005 4:38 am | [0] comments
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