The Cerebral Cortex – Dr. Todd Schwedt

Fascinating article...by Nancy Bonk on Health¬†Central "Another study used a white moving dot pattern on a black background to visually stimulate the subjects, showing the Migraine group had a stronger activation in the middle temporal complex (motion sensitive region) compared to the non-Migraine group. These studies support the idea that Migraineurs have enhanced reaction to … Continue reading The Cerebral Cortex – Dr. Todd Schwedt

Throbbing: rhythm of the brain

With a migraine the word Throbbing is definitely a word that is commonly used. And more. But there is throbbing. It feels like our brain is pulsing with our hearts. Like every blood vessel in our brains is throbbing in pain. But apparently, Throbbing pain has nothing to do with blood flow. And everything to … Continue reading Throbbing: rhythm of the brain

MRI brain scans show FM ‘brain signature’

In the study¬†found the journal of Pain August 31, 2016 it looks like they may have found a way to diagnosis Fibromyalgia using MRI scans. They identified a brain signature that specifically characterizes fibromyalgia central pathophysiology at the neural system level using fMRI. The study included 37 FM patients matched with 35 healthy controls; and … Continue reading MRI brain scans show FM ‘brain signature’