Tag Archives: Headache

Best Pressure Points for Headache Pain Relief – Reader's Digest

Conditions Jill WaldbeiserDec 07 Relieving tension, stress, and soreness is literally in your hands. Just follow our DIY guide. Press here for your head Cookie Studio/Shutterstock There’s nothing like a throbbing noggin to wreck your day. But instead of reflexively reaching for painkillers that can have side effects, you could actually help your body heal… Read More »

Functional nasal surgery relieves chronic headache for some patients – Science Daily

Nasal surgery to relieve obstructed breathing can reduce or eliminate chronic headaches in selected patients, reports a paper in the December issue of Plastic and Reconstructive Surgery®. Eighty-five percent of patients undergoing functional nasal surgery had at least partial improvement in their headaches, according to a research summary and update by Ahmed M. Afifi, MD,… Read More »

Noninvasive Vagus nerve stimulator receives FDA clearance for cluster headache prevention

Basking Ridge, New Jersey-based medical device maker Electrocore has received a 510(k) clearance expanding the label of its non-invasive vagus nerve stimulator (VNS) therapy device to include cluster headache prevention. According to a release from the company announcing the news, no other devices or pharmacologic treatments have received this indication from the agency. Therapy using… Read More »