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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The Five Best Headache Trackers and Tools

The vast majority of American adults today own a smartphone capable of using apps. What was a fresh, new technology only a few years ago is now ubiquitous. There are apps out there for every purpose under the sun. It should come as no surprise, then, that you’ll find a number of headache-related apps – including […]

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What Vitamin Deficiencies Can Cause Headaches?

We all know vitamins are important. But there are so many of them, from so many sources, it can be hard to keep track. How can you use vitamins to help headache symptoms?

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Lovesick? How to Handle Chronic Headaches After a Breakup

Suffering a breakup can lead to depression and anxiety. Changes in your routine can also cause anxiety that eventually leads to depression headaches and other health issues. Managing the pain of anxiety-induced headaches involves using the tools you have at your disposal and making the most of your new life. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Cognitive behavioral […]

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How to Reduce Headache Triggers at Home

Looking for home remedies to avoid headaches? Not all home remedies for migraines are all they’re cracked up to be. Used correctly, however, many are effective. The first thing to understand is this: Every case of a chronic headache or migraine is unique! To develop the best self-care approaches, you need to know which “triggers” cause your pain. […]

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Does A Healthier Diet Really Get Rid of Headaches?

High levels of stress, dehydration and the exposure to environmental toxins are common triggers of migraines and chronic headaches. Constant exposure to certain elements in our environment can lead to chronic headaches that recur frequently. Today, many people are beginning to realize that their diets are full of additives and preservatives that can cause toxic […]

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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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