Botox treats chronic migraines by temporarily inhibiting nerve cells from producing pain and allowing muscles to relax. Most insurance companies will cover Botox for migraines if two or more medications have been ineffective in relieving your migraines. Botox injections can be administered every 12 weeks by a board-certified physician. Visit […]
There is no universal food or beverage that triggers migraines but common culprits include caffeine, alcohol, MSG, chocolate, and more. In order to avoid migraines in the future try eating healthy foods like whole fruits and vegetables and eat on a consistent schedule to avoid drops in blood sugar, which […]
An orgasm headache is a sudden, intense head pain that comes on at the moment of orgasm. This type of headache may be caused by the blood vessels in your head dilating at the peak of orgasm, but experts aren’t totally sure why it occurs for some people. An orgasm […]
Patients who experience more than five COVID-19 symptoms during their first week of illness are more likely to have a long-term case, according to a new study. Certain symptoms in particular – fatigue, headache, difficulty breathing, a hoarse voice, and muscle or body aches – were also found to be […]
A woman complained of severe headaches that impaired her vision from the ages of 18 until 25, her current age. Though painkillers helped with symptoms, she sought medical attention and doctors found a tumour in her brain. Once they began to operate, they learned the tumour was actually a cyst […]
A new study found bisexual, lesbian, and gay people might have more migraines than straight people. Migraines are severe throbbing headache that lasts for over four hours and usually comes with nausea, vomiting, and sensitivity to noise and light. While the study did not conclusively find why LGB people might […]
The most common types of primary headaches are tension headaches, migraine headaches, and cluster headaches. Secondary headaches are the result of another medical condition, and can include a sinus or allergy headache, hangovers or dehydration, and concussions. Here’s how to identify your type of headache and when you need to […]
Drinking caffeine can either relieve headache pain or trigger it, depending on the amount you consume. Caffeine narrows blood vessels, which may relieve pain caused by some headaches, like migraines. However, if you become dependent on caffeine and stop drinking it, you may experience headaches as a result of caffeine […]
The best home remedies for headaches include cold or hot compresses, acupressure, and relaxation techniques. You should make sure you drink lots of water, improve your diet, and take vitamins or supplements to relieve headache pain. Here’s what you need to know about the different types of headaches and how […]
The best ways to get rid of a headache include drinking more water, eating balanced meals, trying relaxation techniques like deep breathing, and taking medication like Tylenol. Headaches can be caused by many factors – including stress, poor diet, and underlying medical conditions – and figuring out what’s triggering your […]
The first time I experienced a migraine with aura, a condition which for me involves sudden and temporary loss or disruption of vision, I thought it was due to a fall on the ice rink. I’ve now learned the condition is less common that regular migraines, and isn’t very well […]
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