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Migraines Can Affect the Stages of Sleep, Study Finds

Migraines and Sleep If you’re one of the 35 million Americans suffering from migraines, you’re probably aware of how these debilitating headaches can wreak havoc on your nightly slumber. Most folks with migraine report experiencing sleep disturbances, such as insomnia and trouble falling or staying asleep. There’s also evidence that both sleeplessness and too much sleep can trigger migraines in sensitive individuals. Now, a study published recently in Neurology reported that people with migraines may get less quality REM sleep...
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Fragmented Sleep Linked to Future Migraines, Study Says

Migraine sufferers are two to eight times more likely to suffer from sleep disturbances, and nearly half of migraineurs identify sleep deprivation as a trigger. Now, a new study published in the journal Neurology shows how fragmented sleep – the act of involuntarily waking up throughout the night – can trigger migraine headaches up to two days later. Investigators from Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center and Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, MA conducted a prospective study of 98 adults...
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