Is That Aching Head Hurting Your Brain?

Posted on 08/30/2013 by |AARP Blog Author | Comments

Brain Health | Bulletin TodayIf you suffer from migraines, how worried should you be about a recent study that suggests the painful disorder may permanently change brain structure? For this study, published online Wednesday in the journal Neurology, researchers at the University of Copenhagen in Denmark analyzed 19 different studies and found that people who suffer from migraines have an increased risk of brain lesions — tiny scars on the brain — as well as more infarct-like abnormalities and changes in brain volume. The results showed …

Migraine-Relief Tips: Even Sharon Stone Can Use These

Posted on 09/26/2012 by |Personal Health and Well-being | Comments

Bulletin Today | Personal HealthDebilitating migraines can stop just about anyone in their tracks, even Basic Instinct star Sharon Stone. The glamorous 55-year-old actress, in Milan for fashion week and to chair an AIDS fund-raising gala, was admitted to a hospital with a migraine last Friday after attending a fashion show, Reuters reported. By Saturday, however, she had recovered and was back in fine form — thanks to a slinky black halter dress the New York Times described as “nothing more than a bra …