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MIGRAINE HEADACHES and cannabis studies completed

Overview

Migraines are pulsating headaches, often on one side of the head. Physical activity may intensify the pain, but symptoms can vary from person to person and from one attack to the next.

Science and Research

2001 - Study ~ Hemp for Headache : An In-Depth Historical and Scientific Review of Cannabis in
Migraine Treatment

2004 - Study ~ Clinical Endocannabinoid Deficiency

2004 - Study ~ Anandamide Is Able to Inhibit Trigeminal Neurons Using an in Vivo Model of
Trigeminovascular-Mediated Nociception

2006 - Study ~ Cannabinoid (CB1) Receptor Activation Inhibits Trigeminovascular Neurons

2006 - Study ~ Endocannabinoids in Chronic Migraine: CSF Findings Suggest a System Failure

2006 - Study ~ Dronabinol reduces signs and symptoms of idiopathic intracranial hypertension

2006 - Study ~ Biochemical Changes in Endocannabinoid System are Expressed in Platelets of Female but not Male Migraineurs

2007 - News ~ Migraine may be related to under production of cannabinoids

2008 - Study ~ Degradation of endocannabinoids in chronic migraine and medication overuse headache.

2009 - Study ~ Cluster attacks responsive to recreational cannabis and dronabinol.

2009 - News ~ Medical Marijuana and Headaches, Migraine

2009 - News ~ Medical Marijuana and Headaches, Tension

2009 - Study ~ Inhaled Cannabis Aborts Cluster Headaches, Journal Reports

2009 - Study ~ Medical Marijuana and Headaches, Cluster

2010 - Study ~ Alterations of the endocannabinoid system in an animal model of migraine: Evaluation in cerebral areas of rat

2010 - Anecdotal ~ Up in smoke: 'Cannabis gave me my life back'

2011 - Study ~ Effects of anandamide in migraine: data from an animal model.

2011 - News ~ Migraines, Marijuana, and Chocolate

2011 - Study ~ The Use of Marijuana or Synthetic Cannabinoids for the Treatment of Headache

2011 - Study ~ Interictal Type 1 Cannabinoid Receptor Binding is Increased in Female Migraine
Patients.

2012 - Study ~ Hallucinogens and cannabinoids for headache.

2012 - Study ~ Use of cannabis among 139 cluster headache sufferers.

2012 - Study ~ Acute reduction of anandamide-hydrolase (FAAH) activity is coupled with a reduction of nociceptive pathways facilitation in medication-overuse headache subjects after
withdrawal treatment.

2013 - Study ~ Effect of Cannabinoid Receptor Activation on Spreading Depression.

2013 - Study ~ Endocannabinoids in the Brainstem Modulate Dural Trigeminovascular Nociceptive Traffic via CB1 and "Triptan" Receptors: Implications in Migraine.

2013 - News ~ Still Believe Nature Got It Wrong? Top 10 Health Benefits of Marijuana

2014 - Study ~ Nocebo and placebo modulation of hypobaric hypoxia headache involves the
cyclooxygenase-prostaglandins pathway.