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What is an orgasm headache?

What is an orgasm headache?

An orgasm headache is intense and it starts suddenly, just before or during an orgasm. These headaches are usually harmless, and a person can often treat them with over-the-counter pain medications. However, headaches during sex can sometimes signal a more serious condition. In this article, we describe what orgasm headaches are, what they feel like, […]

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Dry Eye and Migraines Might Be Linked: Study

Dry Eye and Migraines Might Be Linked: Study

By E.J. MundellHealthDay Reporter Latest Migraine News FRIDAY, March 8, 2019 (HealthDay News) — People with migraines may be at higher odds of also having chronic dry eye disease, and that’s especially true for seniors, new research shows. The 10-year study of almost 73,000 people cared for at ophthalmology clinics in North Carolina found that […]

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naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox, Naprelan, Naprosyn)

naproxen (Aleve, Anaprox, Naprelan, Naprosyn)

What is naproxen, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Naproxen belongs to a class of drugs called nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs (NSAIDs). Other members of this class include ibuprofen (Motrin), indomethacin (Indocin), nabumetone (Relafen) and several others. These drugs are used for the management of mild to moderate pain, fever, and inflammation. They work […]

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Headache

Headache

What are the exams and tests for secondary headaches? The patient history and physical examination provide the initial direction for determining the cause of secondary headaches. Therefore, it is extremely important that a patient with new, severe headache seeks medical care and gives their health-care professional an opportunity to assess their condition. Tests that may […]

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Cefaleas: Causas, tipos y tratamiento

Cefaleas: Causas, tipos y tratamiento

Las cefaleas representan uno de los problemas médicos más comunes; la mayoría de las personas las sufren en algún momento de sus vidas. Pueden afectar a cualquier persona independientemente de su edad, raza y género. La Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS) ha declarado que casi la mitad de los adultos a nivel mundial experimentarán […]

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Type 2 diabetes: How do migraines affect risk?

Type 2 diabetes: How do migraines affect risk?

Women with current migraine have a lower risk of developing type 2 diabetes, according to a recent large observational study. Migraines may be extremely painful, but they may also lower women’s risk of developing type 2 diabetes. The study also found that migraine declined in the years preceding a diabetes diagnosis. Although migraine and type […]

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Cluster Headache

Cluster Headache

Which medications are used the treatment of pain management, prevention, and other symptoms of cluster headaches? The treatment of cluster headache can be divided into two distinct categories — relief of the acute headache and prevention of future headaches. Oxygen deliverey: Delivering oxygen by a face mask has been shown to help a majority of […]

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butalbital/acetaminophen/caffeine (Alagesic LQ, Capacet, Dolgic Plus, Esgic, Fioricet, and Others)

butalbital/acetaminophen/caffeine (Alagesic LQ, Capacet, Dolgic Plus, Esgic, Fioricet, and Others)

What is narcotic analgesic-apap-caffeine-butalbital-oral, and how does it work (mechanism of action)? Butalbital/acetaminophen/caffeine is a combination product used for treating headache. Butalbital is a narcotic that depresses the central nervous system. Acetaminophen is a pain reliever and fever reducer. It is the active compound in Tylenol. Acetaminophen relieves pain by elevating the pain threshold, that […]

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Tension Headache (Symptoms, Relief, Causes, Treatment)

Tension Headache (Symptoms, Relief, Causes, Treatment)

Tension headache definition and facts Tension headache is the most common type of headache. Although the precise cause of tension headache is unknown, there are factors that seem to contribute to tension headaches, such as Different conditions may contribute to tension headaches such as vision problems or eye strain, overexertion, muscle strains caused by poor […]