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Weather Triggers and Migraine Headaches

Have you noticed that many of your migraine headache attacks are related to weather conditions? This is not surprising – in a National Headache Foundation survey, 3 out of 4 respondents reported weather as one of their migraine triggers. Fortunately, while the weather is something that no ordinary mortal can control, you can still control the coping mechanisms. What Are…read more →

Come Read And Get To Know Cluster Headaches

Cluster headaches may be the least common type of headache – tension headaches and migraines beat it to the punch – with a prevalence of less than 1 in 1,000 persons but it is just a pain in the neck, so to speak. Medical Definition In medical circles, cluster headaches refer to headaches that recur over a period wherein the…read more →

Drinking Tea, Chasing Away Headaches

Let’s learn a lesson or two from the British. During times of stress, aches and even injury, the British usually put the kettle on, bring the teabags out, and enjoy the healing effects of a cup of tea. Scientific Support The British fascination – many will call it obsession – with afternoon tea has now gained scientific support. Tea has…read more →

Relax the Mind and Body with Yoga, Fight Headaches

Stress is one of the most common causes of headaches, thus, the apparent increase in the number of headache sufferers; modern life is filled with physical and mental stress the likes of which our ancestors have not experienced. Fortunately, there are many ways successfully manage stress from adopting relaxation techniques to getting at least 7 hours of restful sleep every…read more →

Headache Relief from Acupuncture Needles

Headaches are sometimes akin to sticking thousands of needles into the skull – painful pricks in the head, forehead and temple that may or may not progress into a dull ache, or a sharp pressure, or a series of blinding bursts of light. As such, the idea of sticking needles into your skin for pain relief seems counterintuitive but it…read more →

Headache Relief from Chiropractic Medicine

Did you know that 9 out of 10 Americans suffer from headaches of different types? But few of them will consider chiropractic medicine for pain relief for many reasons – fear of the unknown, dependence on drugs, and ignorance, to name a few examples. But chiropractic medicine can be an effective alternative method for pain relief, a statement with several…read more →

EEG and MRI for Headache Diagnosis

Physicians use a wide range of diagnostic techniques and technologies to diagnose medical conditions including headaches and migraines, both of which can adversely affect the quality of life among patients. Two of these diagnostic technologies are the EEG and MRI, both of which are used to “see into the body” and, in the process, determine any abnormalities in its structure….read more →

Identifying the Stress Trigger Source of Your Headaches

Stress is one of the most common triggers for headaches in both men and women for many reasons. For one thing, stress itself has physical symptoms like increased blood pressure that increases the risks for headaches. For another thing, stress has related psychological symptoms like anxiety that worsens the symptoms of headaches. In studies, men and women who suffer from…read more →

Headaches in Cancer Patients

Individuals with cancer usually complain of both primary and secondary headaches; primary headaches include cluster headaches, tension headaches, and migraines while secondary headaches are caused by an underlying medical factor such as cancer and its drugs.  Doctors work toward relieving the side effects of cancer itself and the anti-cancer drugs used in its treatment, said side effects of which include…read more →

Headaches: The Least of Your Worries in Dengue

Headaches are a common complaint in a wide range of diseases and disorders from cancers to the common cold. While headaches are not fatal in themselves, these should be resolved so as to ease the symptoms (i.e., pain) of the patient. One such disease wherein headaches are a common complaint is dengue fever.  But headaches are often the least of…read more →

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