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To Fend Off Migraines, Try Keeping a Headache Diary

To Fend Off Migraines, Try Keeping a Headache Diary

Latest Migraine News SATURDAY, July 14, 2018 (HealthDay News) — A migraine diary may help you pinpoint — and avoid — headache triggers, a neurologist says. About 12 percent of people in the United States suffer from migraines, according to the Migraine Research Foundation. “A migraine can be debilitating and can impact daily activities, your […]

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What causes a headache with nausea?

What causes a headache with nausea?

Some types of headache are accompanied by nausea, which is the feeling of needing to vomit. Migraines are the most common cause of both a headache and nausea. Other common causes include: In this article, we explore the common causes of both headaches and nausea, as well as some underlying issues that are less common […]

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Could Estrogen Play a Role in Men’s Migraines?

Could Estrogen Play a Role in Men’s Migraines?

By Amy NortonHealthDay Reporter Latest Migraine News WEDNESDAY, June 27, 2018 (HealthDay News) — Many women with migraines have headaches triggered by hormonal fluctuations. Now a small study hints that estrogen could play a role in men’s migraines, too. The study of 39 men found that those with migraines had higher estrogen levels, on average, […]

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What does having both chest pain and headache mean?

What does having both chest pain and headache mean?

When chest pain and a headache happen at the same time they are usually unrelated, though some conditions can cause both symptoms. Experiencing chest pain and a headache at the same time may be related to the heart, the immune system, or psychological factors. The cause is usually not serious, but people may be concerned […]

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How to make and use a cold compress

How to make and use a cold compress

A cold compress is a frozen or chilled material, such as an ice pack or a cool, wet washcloth. When used correctly, they can help to relieve pain and swelling or cool a fever. Cold compresses take a variety of forms, including commercially available products and homemade solutions. A cold compress can aid in treating: […]

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Can CBD oil help with migraines?

Can CBD oil help with migraines?

Cannabidiol oil may relieve pain and reduce inflammation, and it shows some promise as a treatment for migraines. Cannabidiol (CBD) is one of over 120 substances in cannabis. It comes from the marijuana plant, but it contains only trace amounts, if any, of tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), the compound that produces a high. This means it has […]

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Does the 20-20-20 rule prevent eye strain?

Does the 20-20-20 rule prevent eye strain?

Spending long periods looking at computer, phone, or tablet screens can strain the eyes. Using the 20-20-20 rule can help to prevent this problem. The rule says that for every 20 minutes spent looking at a screen, a person should look at something 20 feet away for 20 seconds. Following the rule is a great […]

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What does a right-sided headache mean?

What does a right-sided headache mean?

Many people experience headaches on the right side of their head only. The pain may be accompanied by other symptoms, including fatigue, nausea, and visual disturbances. Almost 50 percent of adults each year report headaches, making them among the most common health complaints. Read on to learn more about headaches on the right side of […]