Fox 47 Segment: Study at Michigan State

March 24, 2023

EAST LANSING, Mich. — Can shooting cool air up your nose stop or reduce migraines? Medical researchers at the Michigan State University College of Human Medicinethink it’s possible, and they are conducting a study of a device that does just that.

“Migraine is stigmatized, migraine is underdiagnosed migraine is undertreated, and sometimes people get the treatments that are not the best treatments,” said Dr. Larry Charleston IV, director of Comprehensive Headache and Facial Pain program. “So this is something to help us to find out, will this be a treatment? Or could this be a treatment for patients with migraine and a safe one at that,”

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