Headache News – Snippets From Recent Articles

October 24th, 2014

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

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Teens and Headaches

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, article author

…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


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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