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migraineThe Los Angeles Times (10/24, Maugh “Booster Shots” blog http://tinyurl.com/surgery-for-migraines) reported, “Surgery to remove so-called trigger points for migraines can lead to dramatic improvements in patients’ health, researchers from University Hospitals in Cleveland reported” at the American Society of Plastic Surgeons meeting. In a study of 69 migraine sufferers who underwent surgery, 61 “maintained their positive response to the procedure for the full five years,” of which 20 “patients reported elimination of the migraines entirely.” Another “41 reported a significant decrease in symptoms and frequency, and eight experienced less than a 50 percent improvement.”

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