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When Should I Worry About a Headache?

When you’ve got a scorching headache, your first instinct might be to head to Google to search your symptoms. More often than not, you’ll come across the worst possible scenarios like cancer or brain tumor when in reality, your headache is due to dehydration or not enough sleep. However, there are some circumstances when [...]

Preliminary Study Links Migraines and Pregnancy Complications

New research suggests that women with severe migraines may be much more likely to experience complications during pregnancy and childbirth. Although the study couldn’t link migraines or their treatment to the complications explicitly, it does remind us that alternate treatments for migraine might be good during pregnancy. {{{{link id='50671' text='TMJ treatment'}}}} is a drug-free [...]

Could Low Vitamin D Be Responsible for Your Chronic Headaches?

Chronic headache is a common problem that can have major consequences for productivity and quality of life. Unfortunately, it’s hard sometimes to track down the cause of chronic headaches. New research suggests a potentially easy fix for your chronic headaches : vitamin D. Low Vitamin D Is Common Vitamin D levels should be easy [...]

A Low-Carb Diet Might Be the Cure for Your Migraines

Migraines are influenced by many factors, including diet. Most of the attention on diet and migraines has focused on the acute link between certain triggers and migraine attacks. But new research indicates your daily diet can contribute to your overall risk of migraines. At least, that’s the results of several studies showing that switching to a [...]

Neurologist Says Empathy Is the Key to Successful Headache Treatment

Writing in the journal Neurological Sciences, Dr. Gennaro Bussone, a neurologist with more than 20 years’ experience, talked about the challenges facing doctors whose work is treating headaches. He says that many of these challenges have not been addressed by modern medical science, putting the burden on the treating doctor. In particular, the doctor must depend [...]