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A new link between migraines, opioid overuse may be key to treating pain

A new link between migraines, opioid overuse may be key to treating pain

Source : https://today.uic.edu/a-new-link-between-migraines-opioid-overuse-may-be-key-to-treating-pain

About 10% of the world population suffers from migraine headaches, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. To alleviate migraine pain, people are commonly treated with opioids. But, while opioid treatment can provide temporary pain relief for episodic migraines, prolonged use can increase the frequency and severity of painful migraines.

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