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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

  • Nerve Treatment Via Nose Shows Promise Against Migraines

    By Alan MozesHealthDay Reporter SUNDAY, March 1, 2015 (HealthDay News) — A procedure that delivers the anesthetic lidocaine (Xylocaine) directly to nerves in the back of the nasal cavity appears to offer significant relief to migraine sufferers, preliminary research indicates. Early findings suggest that a single outpatient treatment can reduce migraine pain levels by about 35 percent [...]

  • Kids Can Get Migraines Too

    TUESDAY, Feb. 17, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Migraines aren’t just a problem for adults — about 6 percent of children and more than one-quarter of teens aged 15 to 17 have migraines, according to the American Migraine Foundation (AMF). “There are many things that can be done if your child suffers from migraine, or if you [...]

  • Study Rates Migraine Medications

    TUESDAY, Jan. 20, 2015 (HealthDay News) — The best medications to use if you suffer migraine headaches are listed in a new study. Researchers reviewed recent scientific literature and concluded that a number of classes of drugs were effective for treating acute migraine. These include triptans, dihydroergotamine (DHE) and many NSAIDS (nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs that include aspirin, [...]

  • Abuse in Childhood Tied to Migraines in Adulthood

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — Adults who experienced childhood abuse or neglect have a higher risk of migraine headaches, suggests a study published online Dec. 24 in the journal Neurology. “Childhood maltreatment can have long-lasting effects, like associated medical and psychological conditions including migraine in adulthood,” study author Dawn Buse, director of behavioral medicine [...]

  • Expert Offers Tips for Preventing Holiday Migraines

    WEDNESDAY, Dec. 24, 2014 (HealthDay News) — The holidays can be a challenge for people who suffer migraines, which can be set off by certain foods and drinks. “This is the season in which many people overindulge in things that can trigger attacks of migraine,” Dr. David Dodick, chair of the American Migraine Foundation, said in [...]

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