Migraines

Ask questions about projects relating to: biology, biochemistry, genomics, microbiology, molecular biology, pharmacology/toxicology, zoology, human behavior, archeology, anthropology, political science, sociology, geology, environmental science, oceanography, seismology, weather, or atmosphere.

Moderators: MelissaB, kgudger, Ray Trent, Moderators

Migraines

Postby Mimiekkins » Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:13 am

I want to do a science project regarding migraines and how they react or what makes it react.
I want to find a way to make them better or how they are caused. :?:
Mimiekkins
 
Posts: 6
Joined: Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:03 am
Occupation: Students: 12th grade.
Project Question: I need some suggestions on projects regarding migraines.
Project Due Date: October 30
Project Status: I am just starting

Re: Migraines

Postby heatherL » Thu Oct 18, 2012 8:53 am

Hi Mimiekkins,

There are many different types of migraines, each with different causes. Have you tried doing some research on the internet for some information? I did a Google search for "migraines," and found several great sources of information. Here are a few to get you started:
http://www.webmd.com/migraines-headache ... efault.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Migraine
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/migrai ... he/DS00120
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/148373.php

Take a look, try doing your own search, and please post again if you have more questions.

Heather
heatherL
Moderator
 
Posts: 889
Joined: Tue Sep 06, 2005 3:59 pm
Occupation: Professor
Project Question: How do different animals adapt to their environment?
Project Due Date: N/A
Project Status: Not applicable

Re: Migraines

Postby Mimiekkins » Fri Oct 26, 2012 10:16 am

I have done research on migraines and know there are different types. I was diagnosed with migraines at age 7 so for all these years I have tried looking things up and tried to prevent these migraines.
Mimiekkins
 
Posts: 6
Joined: Mon Oct 15, 2012 10:03 am
Occupation: Students: 12th grade.
Project Question: I need some suggestions on projects regarding migraines.
Project Due Date: October 30
Project Status: I am just starting

Re: Migraines

Postby heatherL » Sat Oct 27, 2012 3:18 pm

Do you know what kind of migraines you have? Because migraines have so many different causes, it is difficult to help you come up with a project without knowing the cause. Perhaps you can research the different mechanisms of action for several migraine medications.

Here are some Science Buddies projects related to how drugs work:
http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-f ... p006.shtml
http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-f ... p005.shtml
http://www.sciencebuddies.org/science-f ... p011.shtml

I think (from a different post) that you might also be interested in the ELISA technique. The best way to get involved with ELISA is to find a research lab (like one at a nearby university) to help you with the procedure, since the kits can be expensive.

Let me know if any of these ideas look interesting to you, and we'll go from there.

Heather
heatherL
Moderator
 
Posts: 889
Joined: Tue Sep 06, 2005 3:59 pm
Occupation: Professor
Project Question: How do different animals adapt to their environment?
Project Due Date: N/A
Project Status: Not applicable

Re: Migraines

Postby Jacobie09 » Sat Oct 27, 2012 3:23 pm

What is a migraine?
The subject I hate is the subject I love: Math
Jacobie09
 
Posts: 61
Joined: Fri Oct 26, 2012 4:01 pm
Occupation: Student
Project Question: Not applicable: I do random projects all the time just for fun (although I turn in all my results)
Project Due Date: Not applicable
Project Status: Not applicable

Re: Migraines

Postby heatherL » Sun Oct 28, 2012 6:56 am

Hi Jacobie09,

A migraine is a severe type of headache. If you want to know more information, I posted some links earlier in this thread.

heatherL wrote:There are many different types of migraines, each with different causes. Have you tried doing some research on the internet for some information? I did a Google search for "migraines," and found several great sources of information. Here are a few to get you started:
http://www.webmd.com/migraines-headache ... efault.htm
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Migraine
http://www.mayoclinic.com/health/migrai ... he/DS00120
http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/articles/148373.php
heatherL
Moderator
 
Posts: 889
Joined: Tue Sep 06, 2005 3:59 pm
Occupation: Professor
Project Question: How do different animals adapt to their environment?
Project Due Date: N/A
Project Status: Not applicable

Re: Migraines

Postby Jacobie09 » Sun Oct 28, 2012 11:53 am

No wonder I didn't know. I'm not exactly in that field where I would recognize that.
The subject I hate is the subject I love: Math
Jacobie09
 
Posts: 61
Joined: Fri Oct 26, 2012 4:01 pm
Occupation: Student
Project Question: Not applicable: I do random projects all the time just for fun (although I turn in all my results)
Project Due Date: Not applicable
Project Status: Not applicable


Return to Grades 9-12: Life, Earth, and Social Sciences

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: Bing [Bot], Yahoo [Bot] and 2 guests