Migraine treatment through the nose reduces pain: study

March 3, 2015 2:40 PM

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Migraine treatment through the nose reduces pain: study

A promising treatment that involves delivering lidocaine, a topical numbing agent, to nerves in the back of the nasal cavity through the nostrils appears to reduce debilitating headaches, researchers said.

“Going forward it is going to be a viable option,” says Albany Medical Center’s Dr. Kenneth Mandato, a vascular and interventional radiologist and the lead researcher.

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