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Headache Types, Causes, and Cures

December 10th, 2012


By: Chad Melius

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Our slogan says what this website is all about. We give you useful information about headaches. What are the symptoms and causes of each headache type? If there isn’t any known headache cure, we will at least give you a method of headache prevention or relief.

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Headache News – Snippets From Recent Articles

October 24th, 2014


Here are some brief teasers from recent articles on headaches – teen headaches, headache location, headache food triggers, botox headache treatment, and a headache quiz.

We thought you might like this new type of post. It should keep you up-to-date on headache news. Please help us out by leaving a comment to let us know what you think of this method of bringing you headache news.

Teens and Headaches

– healthychildren.org
Teen Headache

I get headaches a lot. Is there something wrong with me? You are not alone, a lot of teens get headaches. In fact, 50% to 75% of all teens report having at least one headache per month! The pain can range from dull to throbbing. If you’re getting headaches more often or if the pain is getting worse with each headache, your pediatrician can help you manage the pain…

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Dr Michael Noonan

…The “tension” in a tension headache is assumed to be in the muscles of the scalp. But while the scalp muscles can cause some local pain, they are not the major players in headache. This distinction belongs to the neck and is not limited to the muscles. The joints in the neck are major contributors to the production of headaches as well…

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Common Foods Can Cause Migraines

… While there are many causes of migraines–and just as many treatment options–looking at your diet is a great place to start. The foods you eat, how long you go between meals, and the nutritional balance of your meals (ratio of protein to carbohydrates to fat) can all be migraine triggers. Anything that disrupts the body’s normal stability can cause a headache…

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Bad headache?

Since the 1990s, there have been increasing literature that documents the efficacy of botulinum toxin type A (Botox) for the treatment of a variety of pain states including migraine and tension type headaches… For tension type headaches where persistently chronic muscle contraction contributes to the headache, a partial paralysis of the muscle in the region of the pain does much to alleviate the headache…

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Quiz on Headaches

– medindia.net
Headache

Every head has its own headache – Arab Proverb quotes. Who has never suffered from a headache? Check your knowledge on how much you know about headaches. Answer the 11 questions in the quiz and find out. This Quiz has 11 questions. 1/11 1. Which of the following is not a primary headache? Migraine, Tension headache, Cluster Headache (Suicide headache), Meningitis. Submit…

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Sinol Headache Relief Spray

September 24th, 2014


Sinol Headache Relief Spray
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Sinol Headache Nasal Spray is the first FDA registered all natural nasal spray developed for migraine, cluster, and tension headaches. It contains all natural ingredients; it is safe; and it is not addictive. One of these ingredients, capsaicin, is from the pepper plant. Capsaicin is a clinically proven analgesic, or pain reliever. Read more …

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Cluster Headaches – Symptoms and Treatment

August 27th, 2014


By: Chad Melius

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Cluster headaches occur in clusters, and may last for months. They are the most painful type of headache, and cause a horrible pain on one side of the head, near the eye. Although there is no cure, these headaches can sometimes be prevented. If incurred, attacks can be made shorter and less painful. Read more …

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Sinus Headache Relief

July 21st, 2014


Sinus Headache Relief


Dr. Gemma Newman talks about how to get rid of a sinus headache. First she explains about sinusitis, what brings it on, and how to tell if it is the cause of your headache. Then, the topic of the video – different methods of sinus headache relief.

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Sinus Headaches – Symptoms and Treatment

June 21st, 2014


By: Chad Melius

'Merritt Island Walk In Clinic' by Rusty Clark on Flickr

Sinus headaches often go hand in hand with sinusitis, which is caused by swollen tissues that prevent the sinuses from draining. Sinusitis can be induced by allergies, the common cold, a change in temperature, and many other factors.

Sinus Headache Symptoms

How do you know what kind of headache you are experiencing? Even doctors can confuse a sinus headache with other varieties that have similar symptoms. Read more …

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Mycratine Migraine Relief

May 28th, 2014


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Mycratine Migraine Relief is a fast-acting formula that activates neurological receptors in the brain to relieve migraine headaches. It does not contain any pain medication. Instead, it utilizes a patented SNRA nictotine molecule. This molecule, when delivered in small doses, provides fast-acting, long-lasting migraine relief. Read more …

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Heavenly Acupressure Mat

August 19th, 2013


Heavenly Acupressure Mat

Product Description:

Heavenly Acupressure Mats are great for people looking for natural relief from migraines & headaches. They work by stimulating the release of endorphins and oxytocin, the body’s own pain-relieving and feel-good hormones, which have a natural calming and soothing effect on the mind and body. Read more …

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About Adderall and Headaches

July 2nd, 2013


By: Chad Melius

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This article was written to provide some help for those people whose doctors prescribed Adderall for them, and find that they are experiencing headaches as a result of this medication.

What is Adderall?

Adderall is a stimulant used in the treatment of ADHD ( Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder ). This is a disorder characterized by inattentiveness and impulsiveness. Read more …

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What Can Cause a Headache Over Your Left Eye?

March 1st, 2013


By: Chad Melius

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If you have never had a headache over the left eye, consider yourself lucky. Lots of people suffer from this condition. These headaches can come on very quickly and, for some people, they are excruciatingly painful. There are many possible triggers for them, and you can hope to get relief only through the process of elimination. Read more …

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Headache Location vs Eye Dominance

December 12th, 2012


By: Chad Melius

Many visitors to this website come here searching for information on headaches over an eye ( left, right, or unspecified ). In researching the topic of headache location, I could find no information about why a headache might be in a certain location. One thought that came to mind was that it might have something to do with a person’s eye dominance. Read more …

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