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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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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5 Completely Unexpected Migraine Triggers

What is triggering your headaches? Knowing your migraine triggers goes a long way in protecting yourself against headache pain. Many causes of headaches are fairly familiar: For example, stress, lack of sleep, and dehydration. However, there are some that even long-time headache sufferers might never have heard of before.   Beware of These Potent, but […]

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Tingling Sensation in The Head: What is The Cause?

Known as paresthesia, a tingling sensation in the head is a common experience most of us have had at one point in our lives. It can feel like a burning sensation, or like that pins and needles sensation you get when your foot falls asleep, or you may experience it as numbness in the head […]

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Magnesium and Migraines: What is the Relationship?

Are you thinking about using magnesium for migraines? There are many different causes for migraines – determining the true cause for your migraines is one of the most important steps for treating them effectively. Magnesium for headaches has produced promising results for patients across the spectrum of migraine-related disorders and could be right for you. […]

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What Kind of Tea Helps With Headaches?

Tea for migraines is one of the most popular approaches to home headache relief. Although no tea is powerful enough to eliminate a headache, the right tea at the right time may reduce headache length. Tea consumption can be part of an overall plan to lower frequency, too. What kinds of teas are most effective in […]

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Your Thyroid and Migraines: What is the Relationship?

Your thyroid gland is an impressive little powerhouse. It is responsible for maintaining your body’s metabolism and produces two hormones that help maintain core body temperature and production of amino acids and proteins. However, these hormones are also notorious for causing all sorts of health conditions when they are out of balance. It’s no surprise then […]

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