headaches

A Neurologist’s Guide to Secondary Headaches and What They Mean

A Neurologist’s Guide to Secondary Headaches and What They Mean

When harsh headaches strike, identifying the cause of your pain can be the least of your worries. Instead, you kick into survival mode, seeking refuge in a dark, quiet room, ice packs on deck. But,
New Hope for Migraine Sufferers

New Hope for Migraine Sufferers

There are now a number of medications that may prevent or alleviate migraines, as well as a wearable nerve-stimulating device that can be activated by a smartphone.
New Hope for Migraine Sufferers

New Hope for Migraine Sufferers

There are now a number of medications that may prevent or alleviate migraines, as well as a wearable nerve-stimulating device that can be activated by a smartphone.
Sugar-Related Headaches Are Real - Here’s How It Happens

Sugar-Related Headaches Are Real - Here’s How It Happens

A sugar stat to swallow: along with acne, weight gain, and mood swings, sugar can also play a part in triggering painful headaches. You might assume they're triggered by too much sugar at one time
Doctors Explain Why You're More Likely to Get Headaches When You're Sleep Deprived

Doctors Explain Why You're More Likely to Get Headaches When You're Sleep Deprived

Whether you always struggle to sleep or you're just going through a particularly rough patch, missing out on those precious hours of shut-eye can drain you mentally and physically. If feeling fatigued
Now That I Know How Dirty Pillows Are, I’m Obsessed With Sleep Hygiene

Now That I Know How Dirty Pillows Are, I’m Obsessed With Sleep Hygiene

We spend about one third of our lives sleeping - for stomach snoozers, that's an insane amount of face-to-pillow contact. That's why I've recently become obsessed with pillow health. I'm not talking
Here's Why Your Favorite Headband Always Leaves You With a Headache

Here's Why Your Favorite Headband Always Leaves You With a Headache

Headbands have made a comeback since the Blair Waldorf era, and we can't deny they;re serving up looks - and for some, headaches, too. But, what you might not have known is that headbands can actually
Does Red Wine Really Cause Headaches - and Should You Switch to Pinot Grigio?

Does Red Wine Really Cause Headaches - and Should You Switch to Pinot Grigio?

Red wine season is well underway. While Merlots, Cab Sauvs, and full-bodied Malbecs are preferred by many during the chillier months, others stay far, far away from these bottles. But why? Horrible,
CBD Is the Only Thing That Seems to Ease My Migraines, So I Asked a Doctor If There's a Link

CBD Is the Only Thing That Seems to Ease My Migraines, So I Asked a Doctor If There's a Link

I've lived with migraines since I was very young. For about 20 years now, I've dealt with every single symptom that comes along with them. The unbearable, throbbing pain. The aching of my neck, jaw,
This Wellness Kit Is a Must-Have for 9-to-5 Aches and Pains

This Wellness Kit Is a Must-Have for 9-to-5 Aches and Pains

I pride myself on having somewhat of a Mary Poppins desk. Somewhere in my drawers, there's a solution to a problem. Salad stuck in your teeth? I've got floss. Coffee stain on your shirt? I've got a
Relief for Children’s Migraine Headaches

Relief for Children’s Migraine Headaches

New guidelines for therapies for children and adolescents can reduce or eliminate attacks of migraine and greatly shorten their duration.
Relief for Children’s Migraine Headaches

Relief for Children’s Migraine Headaches

New guidelines for therapies for children and adolescents can reduce or eliminate attacks of migraine and greatly shorten their duration.
The Temporary Memory Lapse of Transient Global Amnesia

The Temporary Memory Lapse of Transient Global Amnesia

Those with T.G.A. do not experience any alteration in consciousness or abnormal movements. Only the ability to lay down memories is affected.
The Temporary Memory Lapse of Transient Global Amnesia

The Temporary Memory Lapse of Transient Global Amnesia

Those with T.G.A. do not experience any alteration in consciousness or abnormal movements. Only the ability to lay down memories is affected.
Ever Wondered What a Migraine Feels Like? Here's How a Doctor Describes It

Ever Wondered What a Migraine Feels Like? Here's How a Doctor Describes It

Migraines are the bane of my existence. I've been getting headaches since I was 7 years old, but once I reached my teen years, those headaches started turning into migraines more and more frequently.
How Do We Put This? Burning Scented Candles in Your Home May Be Really Harmful

How Do We Put This? Burning Scented Candles in Your Home May Be Really Harmful

Scented candles can help you unwind and give your home that soft, cozy glow - but if you light them often, you may be putting your health at risk. "Most scented candles are made from paraffin wax,"
Head Hurt While Working Out? Here's What to Know From Doctors About Exercise Headaches

Head Hurt While Working Out? Here's What to Know From Doctors About Exercise Headaches

If you're wondering why you get headaches when you exercise, you're not alone. According to Elizabeth Barchi, MD, expert in sports medicine from NYU Langone Health, while exercise can prevent
Scientists Find How Much Coffee Is Too Much for Migraine Sufferers

Scientists Find How Much Coffee Is Too Much for Migraine Sufferers

People who live with chronic migraines but also love coffee might be in luck. A new study by Harvard researchers seems to show that it takes a lot of caffeine to actually set off a painful episode.
Migraine affects a billion people, but we still don’t know exactly why

Migraine affects a billion people, but we still don’t know exactly why

Migraine is the 3rd most prevalent illness in the world. Almost 3/4 of sufferers are women.