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Headaches and Migraines

If your head hurts, the first step in making the pain going away is to find out why your head hurts. Your headache could be a tension, cluster, sinus, or  rebound headache—or even a migraine. The more you know, the easier it is to stop or prevent headache pain.

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Everyone gets headaches. Find out more about headache and migraine triggers and treatments, and the best way to fight the pain.

Headaches and Migraines News

  • Childhood Trauma Tied to Migraine Risk as Adult

    FRIDAY, July 3, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Experiencing a traumatic event during childhood may raise the risk for migraines as an adult, new Canadian research suggests. “We found the more types of violence the individual had been exposed to during their childhood, the greater the odds of migraine,” study author Sarah Brennenstuhl, from the University of [...]

  • Migraine’s Link to Higher Heart Disease Risk May Not Be Genetic

    THURSDAY, July 2, 2015 (HealthDay News) — People who have migraines have a greater risk for heart disease, but their genes may not be to blame for the connection, new research suggests. Scientists looked at two large studies that pinpointed genetic variations that can increase the risk for migraine and heart disease. The first study included [...]

  • Surgery May Help Teens With Frequent Migraines, Study Contends

    By Valerie DeBenedetteHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, June 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Migraine surgery may be an effective choice for teens who haven’t gotten relief from standard treatment, a small study suggests. In the study, researchers at Case Western Reserve University School of Medicine in Cleveland reviewed the medical records of 14 patients, with an average age of [...]

  • New Drugs Might Prevent Migraines Before They Start

    Competing teams of researchers are closing in on a new class of drugs that can prevent chronic migraines by interrupting the chain of events thought to create the headaches.

  • High School Football Players May Be at Doubled Risk of Migraine

    By Dennis ThompsonHealthDay Reporter THURSDAY, June 18, 2015 (HealthDay News) — High school football players appear to be twice as likely to have migraines as the average person, which may be due to head injuries and concussions the athletes endure during play, two small new studies suggest. The first study found that one-third of a group of [...]

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