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How to Tell the Difference Between a Sinus Headache and a Migraine

According to a study involving migraines and sinus headaches, 86% or patients who thought they were dealing with chronic sinus issues actually had migraines. Why does this confusion exist in the medical community? We’re going to take a closer look at the difference between migraines and sinus headaches as well as a safe way to [...]

2017-08-17T06:18:46+00:00 August 20th, 2017|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on How to Tell the Difference Between a Sinus Headache and a Migraine

Chronic Headaches – 5 Important Factors in Finding Relief

Dealing with chronic headaches, perhaps even daily ones, can be difficult for both a patient and a healthcare practitioner. There a number of factors to be considered when trying to determine the best way to deal with chronic headaches. Here are 5 vital things to pay attention to: The underlying cause – Unfortunately, this often [...]

2017-08-09T12:41:28+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Chronic Headaches – 5 Important Factors in Finding Relief

Identifying and Getting Help for Migraines in Children

Migraines are a neurological condition that frequently is misdiagnosed or underdiagnosed in children. This is because young kids often lack the vocabulary to describe what is happening accurately. Also, for children, the headache is not always the worst symptom. Migraines may be accompanied by severe abdominal pain, nausea and vomiting (with no other explanation), dizziness, [...]

2017-08-09T12:35:15+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Identifying and Getting Help for Migraines in Children

The Genetic Link Between Migraines and IBS

If you suffer from both migraines and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), you are far from alone. In fact, these two conditions happen together so often that researchers went looking for a genetic factor that could link the two. What did they find? Is there a natural way to get help for your migraines? Read on [...]

2017-08-09T14:38:04+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on The Genetic Link Between Migraines and IBS

Migraines: Is Medical Marijuana the Right Solution?

Migraines can truly be debilitating for those who suffer from them. This condition can leave a person wondering what the best way to get relief really is. According to some new research, a controversial solution is medical marijuana. But is this really the best option? Researchers were looking at a combination of tetrahydrocannabinol-cannabidiol (THC-CBD) and [...]

2017-08-09T14:29:17+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Migraines: Is Medical Marijuana the Right Solution?

The Link Between Debilitating Migraines and Depression

Migraines are a common neurological condition, but the symptoms can vary wildly from patient to patient. For some, migraines cause moderate pain and are an occasional occurrence, while others are severely afflicted with frequent and extremely painful episodes. Researchers have linked chronic and debilitating migraines to depression. Is there any way to find relief? Research [...]

2017-08-09T14:13:28+00:00 August 13th, 2017|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on The Link Between Debilitating Migraines and Depression

Risk of Migraines Increased Whether Under or Overweight

Migraines are something that one wants to avoid if at all possible. Known for intense, throbbing head pain, nausea, vomiting, and sensory sensitivity, they can really sap a person’s energy and limit daily activities. A recent study has revealed a link between migraines and those who are either overweight or underweight. What Do Migraines Have [...]

2017-08-04T07:44:45+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Risk of Migraines Increased Whether Under or Overweight

What If You Could Foretell When Your Next Migraine Would Occur?

One of the most difficult things about dealing with migraines is never knowing when the next one will strike and leave you out of commission for a day (or several, depending on how bad the episode is). But what if there was a way to predict when the next migraine would strike. Sure, you’d still [...]

2017-08-04T05:28:00+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on What If You Could Foretell When Your Next Migraine Would Occur?

Recognizing the Difference Between a Migraine and Stroke

Migraines are very common with about 12% of adults experiencing them. Some symptoms can overlap between a common migraine and a stroke (which calls for emergency medical attention). How can you tell the difference quickly enough to get the help a person needs? What you read here may save a life. Identifying the Symptoms of [...]

2017-08-04T07:18:16+00:00 August 6th, 2017|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Recognizing the Difference Between a Migraine and Stroke

Puberty’s Effect on Migraines in Teen Girls

According to the Migraine Research Foundation, about 10% of children suffer from migraines. While adult females with migraines outnumber adult males 3 to 1, for children, boys often have more migraines than girls. The changeover to girls with migraines outnumbering boys seems to coincide with puberty. A recent study published by the International Headache Society [...]

2017-07-26T12:24:07+00:00 July 23rd, 2017|Headaches, Migraines / Headaches|Comments Off on Puberty’s Effect on Migraines in Teen Girls