Can Acupuncture Treat Your Tension Headache

Tension and stress headaches are often hard to treat. A patient tries over-the-counter medications, prescribed medications, and preventive measures but nothing help. Some patients suffering from tension headaches are looking at acupuncture to treat this form of headache. The study group consisted of three...

Who Are At Risk For Spinal Headaches And What Can Be Done About Them

There are several medical procedures that can put individuals at risk for spinal headaches. These medical procedures include a spinal tap also called a lumbar puncture, having spinal anesthesia given to you before an operation or like in having an epidural while in labor. These medical procedures require...

What You Need To Know About Migraines

A migraine can disable you with symptoms so severe, that you are unable to function. Migraines are painful and may be accompanied by other signs and symptoms including nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound. Migraine can be so severe as to incapacitate you for hours or even days. The...

Headache Is It Harmless Or A Symptom Of Something Serious

Headaches are pretty common; most everyone has had a headache of one kind or another in their lifetime. Occasional headaches are harmless. Headaches can be a symptom of quite a few conditions ranging from the common cold, hangover or allergies to something more serious like meningitis, a stroke, or a brain...

Other Causes Of Headaches And Migraines

Not all headaches are hangover headaches, sinus headaches or regular headaches. Some may be caused by other more serious medical problems. Headaches are often a first symptom of a potential life threatening condition. Probably the first concern of a patient with recurring headaches is thinking they may have...

Preventing Headaches In Your Child

Is your child a victim of frequent headaches? Do they wake from a sound sleep with a headache? Do they often complain of a headache? If you answered yes to any of those questions you may want to discover ways you help prevent headaches in your child. A child as young as ten or younger can and does have...

Treating Tension Headaches

The tension headache is one that nearly all of us will experience at least one time. That dull, achy feeling that hurts both sides of our head. It also may involve tight feelings in the muscles in the neck and shoulders. It begins slowly and gradually builds up and normally begins in the middle of the day....

What Are Rebound Headaches

A cycle of reoccurring headaches is known as rebound headaches. The cycle begins when you take too much headache medication. You take more than the label instructions say to take and then before you know it your body adapts to the level of medication and your head starts to hurt more intensely than...

What Causes Your Headaches

Scientists are still not sure what cause or multiple causes may be at the root of your headaches; they thought they understood it until recent findings. They now believe that both tension and migraine headaches have the same origin in the brain. Did you know that you have an “anti-pain system”...

Treating Headaches With Natural Remedies

There are those who would prefer to treat a headache without resorting to chemicals and drugs so what follows are some natural remedies that you can use at home to treat a headache. Natural remedies for headaches should be easy to use, free of drugs or surgery, and be something that is relatively convenient...
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