The first drug specifically developed for migraine prevention has been approved by the Food and Drug Administration. Should you switch? Headache specialist Zubair Ahmed, MD, weighs in.
Exercise-induced headaches are a pain. Find out about preventive techniques and prescription medications that can help keep your workouts on track.
Find the truth about questions that pique your curiosity in our series, “The Short Answer.” Clinical psychologist Steven J. Krause, PhD, answers this one about migraine headaches.
Your head is throbbing, but why? Here our expert explains the most common types of headaches, what causes them — and how to get relief.
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If your child or teen has chronic headaches that have not responded to other therapies, your doctor or pediatrician may recommend Botox injections. Find out what you need to know about safety and efficacy.
Weather can affect a number of health conditions, including asthma, allergies and even headaches. Here is how these three health conditions can be aggravated and affected by weather — and expert advice on what you can do about it.
A bad headache can temporarily stop you in your tracks. Chronic migraines or tension headaches can be debilitating. But you don’t always have to reach for ibuprofen to get relief. According to integrative medicine specialist Melissa Young, MD, there are more natural ways to manage and prevent these types of headaches – therapies you can … Read More
School is not the only thing that begins in the fall. For many children, the stress of returning to classes brings on an unwanted result: headaches.
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
If a storm in the forecast fills you with fear of a migraine, you’re not alone. Research about weather as a migraine trigger is not definitive. But many people report feeling a strong connection between what’s happening outside and what’s going on inside their heads. Along with stress, certain foods and other triggers, weather can … Read More