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7 Headache Fighting Foods

Those who are looking for an alternative to over-the-counter pain medication would be happy to know that there’s another way to take care of that pesky headache. While a lot of headaches people experience are triggered by the food they eat, food can also be the solution to that pounding headache. Here are just some of the food items you…read more →

The Top 5 Steps to Prevent Migraines

Migraines can be considered a chronic condition and an attack can be triggered anytime, anywhere by normal everyday things. Migraine triggers come in many forms, and though one cannot prevent every migraine attack from occurring, these tips may be very useful in reducing the occurrence of migraines or the intensity of the attacks. 1.       Make sure that your headaches are…read more →

7 Ways to Prevent Computer Eyestrain Headaches

Spending long hours in front of the computer can take its toll on our eyes and is one of the most common causes of headaches, especially in the workplace. Experiencing headaches while at work is just plain annoying as it affects our productivity and overall mood while in the office. Luckily, there are a few simple steps people can take…read more →

The Common Migraine: Symptoms, Prevention and Treatment

The common migraine, also known as Migraine without Aura, is a neurological disease which causes the affected person to experience recurrent and sometimes debilitating headaches. It is called “without aura” because unlike the classic migraine (with aura) the person experiencing the headache does not experience any visual or sensory disturbances that signal the onset of the migraine headache. It is…read more →

Migraine with Aura: Recognizing the Risks and Dangers

Experiencing a Migraine with Aura (MWA) can be unnerving especially if you’re experiencing this all for the first time. Many people who suffer from migraines are familiar with this early warning signal that tells them that a headache is coming within twenty minutes to an hour upon the onset of the aura phase. People with MWA usually take painkillers or…read more →

Hypertension Headaches: Knowing Beyond the Basics

Hypertension headaches are one of the tell-tale signs that a person may be suffering from high blood pressure. Hypertension is most often asymptomatic. Except for the occasional headache, a person may not know he or she is hypertensive until it is too late. This is why this condition is often called the “silent killer.” Elevated blood pressure doesn’t necessarily trigger…read more →

What are Allergy Headaches? How to Fight Them Off

Although headaches aren’t a common symptom of an allergy attack, studies have shown that there is a link between allergies and headaches. An allergy attack can trigger any of the three types of headaches which include sinus headaches, migraines and cluster headaches. While it is possible for an allergic reaction to trigger a headache, not all allergies do. Getting proper…read more →

What are Pregnancy Headaches? Understanding headaches during pregnancy.

Pregnancy headaches are just part of a host of other symptoms expectant mothers experience, especially during the first trimester. Often, women who don’t usually get headaches begin to develop them during pregnancy and those who are prone to headaches find that pregnancy makes the discomfort worse. While experiencing headaches during this sensitive time is quite normal, it can be a…read more →

Thunderclap Headaches: Symptoms, Diagnosis, Solution

The term thunderclap headache brings up certain frightening images of something that happens suddenly and intensely, which is exactly what this type of headache is. It seems to occur out of nowhere and reaches its peak within 60 seconds of its onset. Patients who have experienced this type of headache have reported feeling the worst pain they have ever felt….read more →

Arthritis Headaches: Causes, Symptoms and Treatment

Arthritis headaches, also known as cervicogenic headaches, are a symptom of an arthritic condition in the spine or neck. Aside from the headache, other symptoms are present in people with arthritis that affects the 1st, 2nd or 3rd vertebrae. Managing the headaches that come with arthritis depends on what type of arthritis is causing the headaches and what medications are…read more →

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