headaches

  • Beware: Certain holiday foods are a migraine waiting to happen

    How to steer clear of classic migraine triggers during holiday celebrations.

  • Here's what you need to know about migraines and how to stop them

    In addition to intense throbbing pain on one side of the head, migraine sufferers can also experience nausea, vomiting, blurred vision, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound.

  • 'Hopelessly submerged in pain for days': What it's like to live with menstrual migraines

    Menstrual migraines, which affect more than 50 percent of female migraine patients, tend to last longer and are more intense than other migraines, and they may not respond to typical therapies.

  • How to Tell if Vestibular Migraines Are Why You Get Dizzy So Often

    Yup, migraines might be behind that woozy feeling.

  • Migraines linked to higher levels of nitrate-modifying bacteria in the mouth and gut, study finds

    An American study has found that migraine sufferers have higher levels of oral bacteria that break down nitrates, which could trigger headaches. Researchers from the University of San Diego, USA, have identified a difference in the levels of specific bacteria in the mouth, throat and gut of patients who suffer from migraines. Compared to healthy participants, migraine sufferers were found to have higher levels of the bacteria that convert nitrates into nitric oxide in the blood, which can lead to headaches.

  • 20 Best and Worst Foods for Headaches

    "I can feel a headache coming on." We had just finished eating dinner at Chipotle and her pain seemed to have come out of left field. It was in that moment that I realized most people didn't know much about Mother Nature's headache remedies. Another tip if you're regularly plagued with pain: Keep a headache journal.

  • No, You’re Not Imagining It — The Fall Weather Really Can Trigger Migraines

    A whole host of factors — including changes in daylight, barometric pressure, and temperature — could be to blame. In fact, research suggests that weather is a trigger for around half of migraineurs who are aware of their triggers. While it’s clear that outside ambience can cause head pain, figuring out what it is about the change in season that is the culprit is harder to do, says Lee Peterlin, DO, associate professor of neurology and director of headache research at the Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. “When you have changes in weather, it’s not just temperature.

  • I Got Botox for Migraines and Ended Up With Nicole Kidman’s Forehead

    Having suffered excruciating migraines from the age of 7, I spent years of seeking treatments, taking pills, and having doctors on speed dial. When I turned 37, I couldn’t take it anymore and called my needle-wielding neurologist. June is Migraine Awareness month, and if you have them and don’t know about this treatment, then you should.