Headache & Migraine

Headaches and migraines occur with varying intensity and accompanying symptoms, though migraines are typically more intense.

Any type of headache can sometimes be preceded by symptoms, and triggers may be different from person to person. Common triggers include certain foods, hormonal change or imbalance, stress, and strenuous exercise.

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3,000,000+ cases in the US yearly

Able to self-diagnose

Can be long-term or lifelong

Understand the Basics


What is a Migraine with Aura?

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What is a Migraine with Aura?

There are different types of migraines, and with these migraines, you may experience some painful side effects. Read this article to learn about migraine with aura.

Do I Have Migraines?

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Do I Have Migraines?

Migraine headaches can be completely debilitating. Read this article to find out what the symptoms of a migraine are.

Is Migraine Another Word For Headache?

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Is Migraine Another Word For Headache?

Is a migraine another word for a headache? Get to know more about the difference between migraines and headaches in this article.

Migraines and Nausea: What You Need to Know

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Migraines and Nausea: What You Need to Know

Migraines are severe headaches that can last for hours or days. The pain can be so intense that the headache causes nausea and vomiting. It is thought, that there is a center in the brain, which when affected, can cause nausea and even vomiting in some cases.

Understand Causes


What is an Ocular Migraine?

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What is an Ocular Migraine?

Migraines are extremely unpleasant, but did you know that there are different kinds? Read this article to learn more about ocular migraines and what you can do once you know you have one.

Migraine Associated Vertigo (MAV)

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Migraine Associated Vertigo (MAV)

There is no known underlying cause that leads to migraines, and the subsequent migraine associated vertigo (MAV). Read this article to learn about MAV and how it can be treated.

5 Tips for Living with Migraines

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5 Tips for Living with Migraines

Having migraine headaches can be a very disturbing experience. Migraines have a tendency to disrupt the lives of those who have the condition. This is true especially if the headaches come during working hours. Some people who experience migraines have problems dealing with the condition, because it interferes with their personal lives and even their work.


Why do Migraines Make My Eyes Sensitive to Light?

Why do Migraines Make My Eyes Sensitive to Light?

Migraine headaches are so severe that in addition to the pain felt in the head, other symptoms are also often experienced. Sensitivity to light is a major symptom of a migraine. Read to find out why.

What a Migraine Really Is: Know the Facts

What a Migraine Really Is: Know the Facts

We've all heard of a migraine, and most likely the majority of us have suffered from it at one point or another. The causes vary, and it would seem that their occurrences decrease as you age.

Migraines: What to Expect During Your Visit with a Neurologist

Migraines: What to Expect During Your Visit with a Neurologist

When you have migraines, you should schedule a visit with a neurologist. This article informs you on what you should expect during your appointment.