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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

  • Could Reducing Stress Actually Bring On a Migraine?

    In a surprising twist on how stress may affect migraine risk, new research suggests that patients who are able to lower their stress levels may end up inadvertently boosting their immediate risk for a migraine attack.

  • Unneeded Brain Scans for Headaches Cost $1 Billion Per Year

    Since most headaches are benign, guidelines have recommended against routine MRIs or CT scans. Yet doctors frequently order these expensive scans anyway, the researchers say.

  • FDA Approves Headband-Like Device to Prevent Migraines

    The U.S. Food and Drug Administration on Tuesday approved the first device aimed at preventing migraines. The device, called Cefaly, is a headband-like device that runs on a battery and sits across the forehead and over the ears, the FDA said in a statement.

  • More Stress Equals More Headaches, Study Says

    German researchers have confirmed what many people have suspected all along—that stress can lead to headaches. Their study found that people who reported headaches had more stress compared to those who never reported headaches.

  • Power of Suggestion Revealed in Study of Migraine Drug

    By Mary Brophy MarcusHealthDay Reporter WEDNESDAY, Jan. 8, 2014 (HealthDay News) — A new study of migraine sufferers suggests that what you’re told when your doctor prescribes medication can influence your body’s response to it. Researchers from Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center in Boston compared the effects of a common migraine drug and [...]

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