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Occipital Stimulation For Cluster and Migraine Headache

Both cluster and migraine headaches, when chronic and severe can be very difficult to treat. Cluster headaches are characterized by severe stabbing one sided headaches, with pain behind the eye. They .
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Sinus Headache Symptoms Is it Sinus Or Migraine?

Sinus headache symptoms are so common that many people just shorten the phrase to “I have sinus. " This can encompass anything from pain around the eyes and nose to runny nose, nasal ..
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The Magnesium Migraine Connection

So what is the magnesium migraine connection? There are many theories about how magnesium is involved in migraine headache. What seems to be well accepted is that there are receptor sites in the ..
(July 08, 2008)
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Menopause and Migraine

Too many times when women with migraine approach menopause, they expect their headaches to disappear. Unfortunately, that is not always the case. While close to 70% of women will see improvement with .
(July 09, 2008)
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Does Depression Cause a Migraine Or Does a Migraine Cause ..

Migraine triggers and other causes of headaches can come from many sources. So often we are looking for just one thing that causes migraines and headaches when in reality it is a combination of many ..
(July 10, 2008)
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Migraine Headache and TMJ Syndrome

Headache and TMJ syndrome may go together if you have chronic recurring headaches. While wildly over diagnosed in the 1970's recently newer imaging techniques, such as MRI's, have allowed for a ..
(July 13, 2008)
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Migraine Aura Or Ocular Migraine? Which is Which?

Migraine aura is part of the total headache phase but occurs in only about 15% of people with migraines. Auras are typically physical changes in the senses that herald a migraine. Most people are ..
(July 15, 2008)
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Aromatherapy Headache Treatment

For thousands of years aromatherapy headache treatments have been used for migraine and tension headache. You may have heard of it before this but wondered how aromatherapy and headache go together. ..
(July 20, 2008)
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Weight Gain and Loss in Obese Children

There is considerable hype in the news about the incidence of childhood obesity and the risks. At the present time it is estimated that close to one third of the children of America are overweight to .
(July 29, 2007)
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Post Traumatic Headaches - Life After the Car Accident

Many times after a car accident people will have initial neck pain, are seen in the emergency room and treated. If the injuries are not life threatening they are sent home with some medication and ..
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Treximet: A New Migraine Medication

On May 16, Glaxo-Smith-Kline Pharmaceuticals, the makers of Imitrex, announced that they were releasing a new drug for the treatment of migraines. The new drug was to be called Treximet and ..
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Migraine Headaches and Pregnancy

Many women who have migraines and headaches seem to watch their head pain disappear during pregnancy. Almost 70% of women with a history of migraine headaches improve during this time. Unfortunately, .
(May 13, 2008)
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