Migraine Headaches

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"I came in last year for the Migraine study. OMG!!!!! It HAS changed my life. I was a chronic migraine sufferer… my only hope is for a breakthrough medication that can give me my life back. I suffer from 15+ migraines a month and this new medication brought it down to 2 or 3! It is such a game changer..” 2017

 

Contact us to find out if you may be a candidate for one of the new investigational medication research studies for Migraine Headaches, at no-cost to you. 

  • Participants must be at least 18 years of age and in generally good health.
  • Women who may be pregnant or nursing a child are not appropriate candidates for a research study at PRI.

Or, feel free to contact us at:888*PRI*HOPE [774-4673]

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Migraine Headaches

The first medicine developed to prevent migraines was recently approved (in May of 2018) by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA).  These new medications will change the way migraines are treated… and many patients describe these medications as life-changing.  Here at PRI we want to extend our gratitude to the volunteers who worked with us diligently over the last several years to bring this new drug class to fruition. It is our hope that patients with unmet need for migraine relief will be able to access these treatments and will find significant improvement in their lives. 

Migraine headaches are painful, throbbing headaches that last from 4 to 72 hours. When you have a migraine, it may be so painful that you are not able to do your usual activities; 90% of people can't function normally with a migraine headache. While about 30 million Americans are affected by migraines, women are three times more likely than men to suffer from them. 

Certain triggers may cause a migraine to start. Your triggers may be different from someone else's. Some of the common triggers include:

  • Stress.
  • Not eating.
  • Poor sleep habits.
  • A change from your normal routine.
  • Red wine.
  • Cheese.
  • Monosodium glutamate (MSG).
  • Strong odors.
  • Chocolate.

Often times becoming familiar with one's individual headache pattern and triggers can go a long way in preventing attacks. Headache experts also recommend having regular mealtimes, waking up at the same time each morning, not smoking, avoiding excessive caffeine, and regular exercise.