A clinical trial found that patients using the headbands 20 minutes a day needed less medication and had fewer migraines.
There has been little scientific evidence to back up the assertions of headache sufferers attributing their pain to the weather. Now, a study of more than 7,000 patients, led by researchers at Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center provides some of the first large-scale data on how environmental conditions influence headache pain.
Twenty-eight million Americans suffer from migraine headaches. An increasingly popular surgical option is providing relief for many patients.