The answer to migraine pain might be through the nose

March 1, 2015 4:44 PM

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A new procedure has been tested that would be able to reduce the occurrence of migraines up to 35 percent over a course of a month, which could significantly alter the experience of many sufferers. The procedure itself involves putting anesthetic lidocaine onto the nerves in the nasal cavity.

One upside to this procedure is that it is an outpatient one and it is relatively low in invasiveness. Administering the anesthetic lidocaine during the study was done by inserting very thin catheter into the participants noses. They also received image guided therapy while it was being inserted in...

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