Concussions

If you have suffered an injury to the head that was severe enough to knock you unconscious, you are probably familiar with concussions and their associated headaches.

Cluster Headache

A cluster headache is a rare type of headache that is more common in men. Cluster headaches start suddenly. The pain is usually behind or around one eye and is very severe. The eye and nose on the same side as the pain may become red, swollen and runny. Cluster headaches also cause restlessness. These … Read more

Migraine Aura: A Genetic Link?

One of the more profound effects of migraine headaches is the aura. These manifestations are neurological disturbances, which precede and sometimes accompany the onset of an attack. They can involve ringing in the ears, visual impairments such as flashing lights or blind spots and can occur up to an hour before the actual pain. Recent … Read more

Migraine Clinical Trials

Migraine headaches affect about ten percent of the population. Many migraine sufferers experience their first headache some time during adolescence, most by the time they are forty; but migraine headaches can strike at any age. Research indicates that, fortunately, in most cases, as the patient ages, the migraines lessen in severity and frequency. Migraines typically … Read more

Migraine Myths and Facts

Approximately 14 million people suffer from migraines, but are not diagnosed. They think that their bad headaches can’t be migraines because they believe common migraine myths that doctors know are incorrect. It’s important to get the facts straight. It can help your doctor determine if your headaches are migraines and help you get the treatment you need.

Migraine Triggers

Many people report that their migraines have specific triggers, which may be different for each person. Some patients seem to have no specific triggers. By familiarizing yourself with the most common potential triggers, you can learn about causes that may contribute to your migraine attacks. Here are 11 of the most common migraine triggers reported … Read more

Migraine Symptoms, Types, and Causes

The numbers are alarming: 36 million people in the United States alone suffer from migraine headaches; 75 percent of all sufferers are women; and ten percent of children exhibit migraine symptoms. Many more people go undiagnosed as migraines are easily mistaken for other types of headaches and, often, the sufferer believes that nothing can be … Read more

Headache Resources

In addition to the information that we provide on this website, we encourage you to check out other authoritative websites that may provide additional information about headaches, their causes, symptoms, and the newest breakthrough developments in headache relief. National Headache Foundation: Provides information on headache causes and treatments, a support group list, a state list … Read more