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Dealing With Headaches Everyday? Read These.

If you're dealing with headaches everyday, you know the constant strain and tension this condition can have on your life. While headaches can range from tension headaches to cluster headaches to full-blown migraines, sufferers have one thing in common--they want to find relief. While we don't have all the answers, this

Our Top 10 Books About Head Pain

Books are an escape from the everyday drudgery, and if you read books to escape from your head pain, that’s great. Sometimes, though, it’s refreshing to read a book that really speaks to you and echoes what you’ve experienced yourself. Maybe it’s a safety-in-numbers or a knowledge-is-power thing, but for

When Headaches Aren’t In Your Head

It’s frighteningly easy for a simple headache to become chronic. Perhaps it started mild enough to be ignored. Maybe you took a few over-the-counter pain medications and then hurried on with life. However, headaches – even mild ones – shouldn’t be ignored. Not only can these headaches indicate that something

Headaches In Children – Causes, Prevention, And Treatment

Few things are worse than seeing your children in pain. If they have a scrape on their knee, it’s easy to clean it gently, bandage the knee, and give them a kiss. Usually that’s enough. But what about headaches in children? These can be harder to make “all better.” Children

Medical Apps That Are Changing Healthcare

Mobile technology is changing everything we know about business and industry. Not just relegated to social interaction, mobile apps are influencing the way we apply for jobs, how we communicate with one another, and even affecting our medical care. Consider these statistics: In May of 2013, the Pew Institute noted that

How Capsaicin Can Help With Chronic Pain

While hot wing challenges and eating chili made with ghost peppers seems like a fool's errand, the chemical compounds found in several types of peppers have been proven to help with a variety of pain condition. Before we dive into the science of capsaicin for pain, it is interesting to

Do Too Many Headache Patients Receive Brain Scans?

Chronic headaches are sometimes symptoms of larger, more serious issues, such as brain tumors. But most of the time, they’re not. Despite the mostly benign causes of headaches, doctors generally order too many brain scans such as magnetic resonance imaging (MRI) and computerized tomography (CT), according to a study by

Homeopathic Treatments For Head Pain

Migraine sufferers are increasingly trying alternative and complementary therapies to ease pain that traditional medicine might not fully erase, or to avoid the many side effects brought on by traditional pharmaceutical options. Homeopathic medicine, a field that posits the body has the power to heal itself given the right resources,

How Important Are Expectations With Migraine Treatments?

The way that a doctor presents information about migraine treatments to a migraine patient can dramatically affect treatment outcomes, notes research conducted at Boston’s Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center (BIDMC). Doctors and researchers have long believed in a correlation between a doctor’s message and how well a patient responds to

Recipe: Pumpkin Seed Pesto

When a headache strikes, you can strike back by eating foods rich in magnesium! Magnesium works to relax blood vessels and muscles in the body, which will in turn help to alleviate the pain in your head. Pumpkin seeds are particularly rich in this nutrient, with ¼ cup containing nearly