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Stress Really Does Cause Headaches
2014-02-20 11:57:23

[ Watch the Video: Stress Causes Headaches ] Lee Rannals for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online A new study being presented at the American Academy of Neurology's 66th Annual Meeting in Philadelphia from April 26 to May 3, 2014 provides even more evidence that stress really does lead to more headaches. Researchers surveyed 5,159 people aged 21 to 71, asking questions about stress levels and headaches four times a year for two years. Participants were asked to say how many headaches...

2014-01-23 23:26:37

The new “Migraine Headaches Causes” article on the website Vkool.com covers the most common headaches triggers. Seattle, Wa (PRWEB) January 23, 2014 The new “Migraine Headaches Causes” report on the website Vkool.com delivers typical causes of headaches. At the beginning of the article, the author reveals different types of headaches, such as tension headaches, migraines, mixed headaches syndrome, cluster headaches, and sinus headaches. If the headache is behind just one eye, it...

2013-11-20 16:27:05

CHICAGO, Nov. 20, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The holiday season is upon us. While many Americans are looking forward to celebrating the holidays with loved ones, more than 180 million headache sufferers are dreading the thought of loud crowds, travel delays and family squabbles which aggravate their symptoms. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120118/CG37630LOGO) To help sufferers during the peak headache season, Accelerated Physical Therapy is offering free headache screenings in their...

2013-08-06 23:27:31

Dr Josh Wagner recently opened The Back and Neck Relief Center of Manhattan, NY and is the only practitioner to utilize a specific and gentle non-invasive chiropractic approach called Torque Release Technique for dramatic relief of headaches and migraines in short amounts of time.This comes timely just after June, the Headache and Migraine Awareness Month. Manhattan, NY (PRWEB) August 06, 2013 Dr Josh Wagner, DC of The Back and Neck Relief Center of Manhattan, http://www.DrJoshWagner.com,...

2013-07-29 23:17:30

Neck pain and headaches can be a real burden. iHealthNet.org health expert Dr. Adams Scott launched new medical interest group and article to share details on this topic. Portland, Oregon (PRWEB) July 29, 2013 There’s a reason why some people suffered from a condition commonly known as the neck pain and headache. The pain and discomfort experienced by the sufferer is often incomparable and difficult for others to understand. More often than not, they’re nothing serious nor an...

Making Whoopee Is The Cure For Chronic Headaches Says German Study
2013-03-06 13:44:24

Michael Harper for redOrbit.com — Your Universe Online When a migraine attack sets in, the common response for most people is to dim the lights, remove any noises or distractions and lie down in bed until it passes. A new study suggests that these may be just the first steps toward setting the mood for a far more effective way of getting rid of a headache. According to team of neurologists from the University in Muenster, Germany, having sex can lead to “partial or complete...

Painkillers May Lead To More Headaches, Trapping People In A “Vicious Cycle”
2012-09-19 09:56:52

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Painful headaches that affect nearly a million people in the UK, and many more millions worldwide, may be partly caused by overuse of common painkillers such as aspirin, paracetamol and triptans, according to the National Institute for Health and Clinical Excellence (NICE). The watchdog estimates that one in 50 people who experience headaches are suffering because they overuse their medications. The warning comes as the group,...

Understanding 'Brain Freeze' May Lead To Migraine Treatments
2012-04-24 04:26:11

Lee Rannals for RedOrbit.com Scientists are studying how the brain's blood flow causes a "brain freeze," which could eventually lead to a better understanding of other types of headaches. A brain freeze is a near-instantaneous headache that occurs when someone is taking a bite of ice cream, or slurping down an Icee. Scientists still do not have a handle on exactly why this phenomenon occurs, but they have determined that those who suffer migraines are more prone to experiencing a...

2009-12-18 07:48:00

ARLINGTON, Va., Dec. 18 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Headaches are extremely common. Almost everyone has experienced a severe headache at least once in his or her lifetime. In most cases, headaches are minor nuisances that resolve within a short time. However, a headache can on rare occasions be the warning sign of a potentially serious disorder that requires immediate medical attention. Potentially serious disorders that can produce headache pain include brain tumors, stroke (particularly...

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2009-10-19 07:35:00

Migraine sufferers, beware. You may be more prone to an alcohol-induced headache after a night of drinking, according to researchers from the Jefferson Headache Center. The research will be presented at Neuroscience 2009, the Annual Meeting of the Society for Neuroscience, in Chicago. Until now, studying the mechanism behind migraine and other forms of recurrent headaches has not been possible in an animal model, according to Michael Oshinsky, Ph.D., assistant professor of Neurology at...