When a Headache Treatment Actually Makes the Headache Worse

Migraine is a type of chronic headache that affects millions of people across the globe. While there are several types of drugs available to treat migraine, these medications can cause a range of side effects. Paradoxically, one of those side effects is headache itself, a phenomenon called medication-overuse headache (MOH).

A recent study in animals now provides a new explanation for why MOH occurs, by focusing on a protein…

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Published by RELIEF.

Lincoln M. Tracy
Research Fellow and Freelance Writer