Can Stress Cause Chronic Headaches?

We’ve all had the occasional headache that comes from being under extreme stress, but for those who suffer from chronic headaches, it can be frustrating when friends and family suggest too much stress is causing their headaches.   This is a problem for everyone who suffers from chronic pain. Because you can’t see it, it’s assumed by others who […]

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Why Do I Have a Headache on the Left Side of My Head?

Headaches can be disturbing, especially if their cause is unknown. But, they are also very common, occurring in about 50 percent of adults. There are two types of headaches, primary and secondary types, and both types can have different symptoms. But they can also have similar symptoms, making them difficult to distinguish from one another. A […]

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Can Food Allergies Cause Headaches?

One of the most common triggers of migraine headaches is food. But there are a variety of foods that are notorious for triggering migraines and cluster headaches, as well as other symptoms. But can an allergy to a food also cause headaches?     Food Allergies Can Cause Headaches  While just about any food can be a […]

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How to Get Rid of Cluster Headaches

Cluster headaches can be excruciating, often surpassing migraines on the pain scale. Many people describe the pain as a stabbing sensation, like a hot poker stabbing them through the eye.   Because the pain sensation and location is similar to that of a migraine, cluster headaches can often be misdiagnosed. But these headaches have very distinctive characteristics that set them apart from other painful […]

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(Infographic) Ocular Migraines: Triggers and Treatments

Awhile ago, we broke down some of the most common causes and treatments for ocular migraines in another post. Now were taking this to the next level and offering all of this information in a fun and easy-to-read format: the infographic! Check it out below and share it with your fellow migraine sufferers!Download PDF

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10 Most Common Causes of Chronic Daily Headache 

If you suffer from chronic daily headaches, you know how much they can affect your life. Chronic headaches make going about your daily activities agonizing, no matter what type of chronic headache you have. But what causes chronic headaches?   1. Stress, Anxiety, and Depression  The most common trigger of chronic headaches is stress, and stress can come […]

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What is an Ice Pick Headache? 

Ice pick headaches are a different type of a headache than migraines or cluster headaches.  Also called primary stabbing headaches, they are characterized by a sensation in the head of being stabbed with an ice pick. But what exactly are they and what causes them?    What is an Ice Pick Headache?  Ice pick headaches, sometimes called stabbing […]

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Why Do I Get Frequent Ocular Migraines?

For migraine sufferers, visual disturbances like zigzag lines or flashes of light are common occurrences, especially in those who experience an aura prior to a migraine. But some people experience these visual disturbances and do not get the pain associated with a migraine. These visual disturbances are known as ocular migraines or migraines of the eye. […]

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What Are Sinus Headaches?

Sinus pain is a common complaint among headache sufferers. In fact, it is so common that there are numerous over-the-counter medications available to treat sinus pain. Walk through the sinus and allergy section of any pharmacy, and you’ll see how commonplace sinus pain really is. But what exactly are sinus headaches and what is the best way to treat them?  […]

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What is the Best Color Temperature 
for Light Sensitivity?

If you struggle with chronic migraines, you know all too well that light becomes your worst enemy when you are experiencing migraine symptoms, but have you noticed that certain lighting is more bearable than others? By understanding what lighting is easiest on your migraines, you can find ways to make your indoor lighting less painful […]

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