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. Walkthrough 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 […]

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Understanding Caffeine Withdrawal Headaches

IS THAT CUP OF COFFEE GIVING YOU A HEADACHE? The next time you suffer from a headache or a migraine, think about when you had your last cup of coffee. Research suggests that there could be a link between your caffeine fix and your migraine attacks. So you might want to think twice about that double […]

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It’s Not Just a Headache: How a Migraine Changes Your Brain

If you suffer from migraines, you already know that they’re one of the most painful types of headaches. In addition to the characteristic throbbing or stabbing pain, people with migraines often experience nausea, vomiting, light and sound sensitivity, and difficulty communicating when a headache occurs. You might not know, however, that permanent brain changes actually […]

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Living with Chronic Headache: Migraine Sufferers Story

Life with migraines is unpredictable. Some days, you wake up, and you’re relieved to find that you have no aches or pains. You know it’s going to be a great day, and you’re excited to either be especially productive at work or relax pain-free on the couch. Sometimes, these good days continue for so long, […]

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Can Migraines Cause Aneurysms?

If you’ve got serious headache pain, it’s worth asking: Is it a migraine or unruptured aneurysm? Millions of people throughout the U.S. suffer migraines. A migraine is a severe, often chronic headache characterized by visual changes, such as the distinctive “halo,” and other symptoms before headache pain. What many people don’t know, however, is that […]

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Pregnancy Headaches

Migraines often go away or become less serious during pregnancy, for as many as three-quarters of female migraineurs. Unfortunately for those still afflicted during pregnancy, many medicines used to treat migraines and other serious headaches are ones that can affect the uterus and cross the placenta to affect the developing baby, so most should be […]

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The Top Five Best Exercises for Preventing Tension Headaches

By most estimates, tension headaches are the most common kind of headache in the United States. As the name suggests, these headaches are linked to muscle tension in the body – typically in the neck, back or shoulders. Tension headaches can be debilitating, but certain exercises and stretches for tension headaches can help. Over time, […]

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Treating Headaches With Antidepressants

Antidepressants Prove Effective Against Headaches Recent studies have shown that antidepressant medications are effective in treating headaches, including some forms of chronic migraines. These medications can be used to reduce the frequency and severity of some types of headaches. Although not yet conclusive, the studies are showing promise in the field. Tests continue to be […]

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How to Prevent Migraines with Lifestyle Changes

Doctors agree: Making changes to your lifestyle can reduce the prevalence of migraines. This is especially true if you are suffering headaches in Houston, where many migraine triggers are encountered on a daily basis. Healthy Lifestyle Changes: How to Prevent Headaches Focus on Natural Sugar and Dietary Fiber Low blood sugar can cause migraines no […]

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What is the Best Lighting for Migraine Sufferers?

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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