Houston Lifestyle Changes That Will Help You Avoid Headaches

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 Avoid Migraines Focus on Natural Sugar and Dietary Fiber Low blood sugar can cause migraines no […]

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Holiday Stress and Depression

The holidays are a time for joy and gathering with the family. They are also a time of stress and tension as you run shopping errands and try to organize a large meal for an even larger family. The extra energy it takes to manage this chaotic time of year can result in stress headaches […]

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Mindfulness-based Stress Reduction May Help With Migraines

Among the 36 million people that suffer from migraines, there is a high demand for non-pharmaceutical treatments. There are preventative drugs available to reduce the frequency and severity of migraines as well as medications to treat them. However, migraine sufferers have many reasons to avoid medications, not the least of which are side effects that […]

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Electric Muscle Stimulation is a Safe, Non-Invasive Headache Treatment

Electric muscle stimulation (EMS) is just one of the non-invasive headache treatments that we offer at Houston Headache Institute, often in conjunction with other medicinal treatments. Mostly known for its use in back and neck pain treatment, EMS has proven effective against migraines and chronic headaches. Also, headaches originating from muscle tension or temporomandibular joint dysfunction […]

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Migraine Genetics: What Do I Do If it Runs in My Family?

Are migraines hereditary? Unfortunately, in some cases, they are. Our genetic makeup affects us in many different ways and certain genes can affect how your body responds to specific types of stimuli. Additional research is still needed to understand the exact causes of migraines, but researchers have already learned that because of certain alterations in […]

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Sleeplessness and Headaches

Waking up with a headache first thing in the morning is not the way anyone wants to start their day, but individuals who suffer from sleep apnea face this dilemma on a regular basis. For many, sleep apnea and snoring go hand-in-hand. They are two of the most common causes of morning headache pain. Morning […]

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Regenerative Medicine: How Stem Cell Treatments Help to Treat the Chronic Migraine

People who suffer from chronic headache or migraine pain can now look to stem cells as a possible form of treatment. Although stem cell research has been going on for years, there has been much controversy concerning where the cells are harvested. The simple fact is, they can be harvested from your own body via […]

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Alternative Solutions for Headache Relief that Don't Include Medications

Are you getting tired of turning to the medicine cabinet every time you feel the familiar pains of a headache? Here at the Houston Headache Institute, we’re always working to help patients find treatments that work to relieve their pain with fewer unpleasant side effects. Try one, or more, of these tested and reliable remedies […]

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