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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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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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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MSG and Headaches: What is the Relationship?

If you experience chronic migraines, you probably know that MSG is a trigger for most migraine sufferers. But do you know why MSG is bad for you? Once you understand how exactly MSG interacts with your brain and affects your body, it will be even easier to stay away from it and explain to others […]

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