Friday, July 21, 2017

Migraine Headaches Overview

According to the International Headache Society, there are 129 different types of headache, but the three most common are migraine, (accounting for 31 percent of headache visits to doctors); tension headache, caused by stress (47 percent) and sinus headache, related to sinus infection or hayfever-type allergies (6 percent).

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Migraine Headache Treatments

Migraines cause severe pounding, throbbing pain usually on one side of your head, and often nausea and vomiting. Frequently, they strike in the morning, and last from a few hours to two days. Some poor souls get migraines almost daily. Others experience them every few weeks or months. Most migraine sufferers get two to five […]

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Cluster Headache Treatment

Some people—overwhelmingly men—suffer “cluster headaches,” very severe migraines localized around or behind one eye that typically strike several times in rapid succession over a few days. Cluster headaches usually begin between age 20 and 40. They often strike at night, last about an hour, and are accompanied by agitation, nasal stuffiness, sensitivity to light, and […]

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