Many backaches can be prevented by employing proper posture. In fact, more backaches are caused by poor posture than about anything else. Proper posture is also good for your health because your organs will function better, and you’ll look better. Moreover, poor posture can cause more than back pain, it can result in headaches, neck [...]
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I wish I could give you a pill and you’re headaches or migraines would magically disappear; however, it usually takes some investigation to find relief. If you’re trying to get at the root cause of your headaches or migraines, here are some great self-help tools:
If you’re one of the more than 29.5 million migraine sufferers, a new device known as transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS) might just be what you need to zap away pain. When a person experiences the aura stage, they can place the TMS—a small handheld device—against the head, and it will spark a magnetic pulse that disrupts abnormal electrical [...]
Migraines can be debilitating. Symptoms before a migraine can last eight to ten hours and often include feeling off balance, mood changes, cravings for sweets, or overall tiredness or lethargy. During a migraine, symptoms usually last from four to seventy-two hours and can include all or just one of these symptoms: sensitivity to light and/or [...]
Find out how migraines increase your risk for stroke.
According to the Society for Neuroscience (SFN), “every year, 16 to 18 million Americans experience migraines. Signs include nausea, extreme sensitivity to light and noise, fever, chills, aching, sweating and, most notably, pain.”
The SFN claims the cause of this mind numbing pain is related to “serotonin, changes in blood vessel size, and the activity of nerve [...]
Headaches are fairly common, yet there are many different kinds, and they range from early morning headaches to exertion headaches to vascular ones. Each headache type also has different symptoms and requires different treatment options.