Do you often get headaches on one side of your head? When should you see a doctor? Find the answers to questions that pique your curiosity in our series, The Short Answer. Headache specialist Emad Estemalik, MD, fields this one.
Many of us struggle with headaches. More than 40 million Americans have headaches that are chronic and recurring, according to the National Headache Foundation. Some key contributors to head pain include stress, alcohol, skipping meals, nitrates, menstruation, weather changes, bright lights, exertion, exposure to smoke, high altitude, strong odors and alteration of sleep. Today, there … Read More
Migraines and cluster headaches are not your average headaches. They can lead to debilitating pain (especially cluster headaches), lost work productivity and a poor quality of life. So what if a device the size of an almond could fix them? That’s the goal of a new miniaturized implantable neurostimulator. This tiny device is implanted through … Read More
You probably know someone who suffers from headaches — most of us do. But how well do you understand this common pain condition? Test your knowledge of headaches with our Q&A. Cynthia Bamford, MD, an expert from the Cleveland Clinic Neurological Institute Center for Pain, provides the answers. Q: What is the most common cause … Read More