Does Caffeine Help Migraines?

If you have migraines, should you avoid caffeine? The answer isn’t so simple. A headache expert explains how consuming too much caffeine may be a trigger, but a small amount may even be beneficial.

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Are Migraines Hereditary?

After learning your grandparent had migraines, you’re now wondering if there’s a chance you’ll have them, too. In fact, genetics may play a role in the development of migraines — but not always.

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How Long Do Migraines Last?

In an ideal world, you wouldn’t want a migraine for even one minute. But this special type of headache can last extra long, depending on the type. Here’s what to know about the length of a migraine, and when to seek help.

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