Migraine - Headache Articles

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Coping With Migraine Pain
by C. Esser Lake
Although the physiological mechanism of migraines is not fully understood, researchers do know that they occur when various factors trigger the trigeminal nerve in the brain to throb and the arteries in the head to become overly dilated.
Migraine Headaches: Triggers and Treatments
by Celeste E. Williams, DailyPhysician.com
The daily stresses of living can cause the muscles around the head and neck to contract, resulting in a tension headache; the most common type of headache. But can you actually experience a migraine headache and not know it?
Heading Off Migraine Pain
by T. Nordenberg
How to recognize the early warning signs of oncoming migraines and take effective action to control and ward off pain.
Migraines and Insomnia: Some Coping Skills
by S. McElhinney
You are ready for bed and feel a migraine coming on. So much for sleep! Not exactly. Here are some tips from other migraineurs that will help you get some ZZZ's.
Weather Cold or Hot: Weather as a Migraine Trigger
by S. McElhinney
The convergence of the complexities of the weather and complexities of the migraines combine to cause a unique pain for many migraine sufferers.
Kids Get Headaches Too!
by S. McElhinney
Is your child suffering from headaches?  Here's some suggestions on when to take action and how to help your kid cope successfully.
Magnetic Fields for Migraines?
by M. Lappin
Recent studies show promise using pulsed electromagnetic field therapy for migraines, but the jury is still out.
Oh My Aching Head!  Holistic Remedies for Headaches
by D. Cheek
Try these three natural therapies for headaches - hypnosis, imagery, and reflexology.
Rebound Headache Cycle: What Is It and How to Break It
by D. Jolly
Break the cycle of medication and banish rebound headache pain with a few simple steps.
Rebound Headache Cycle: How to Safely Taper Off Medications
by D. Jolly
Now that your migraine and pain reliever drugs are on a first name basis, here's some tips on how to taper off your medication.
The Other Migraine Victims: Spouses, Parents, Family & Friends
by S. McElhinney
Why communication between migraine sufferers and their family and friends is critical to maintaining health and relationships.
The Other Migraine Victims: Children
by S. McElhinney
Migraine pain disrupts family member's lives, behaviors and activities. When children are involved, the pain becomes even more disruptive.

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