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Are Genetics Responsible For Your Migraines?
Research has shown that epileptics may be twice as likely to have migraine headaches as those who do not have the seizure disorder. What is it that connects these two conditions?
Migraine With Aura and Your Heart
Having a migraine is headache enough without having to worry about cardiovascular disease. For those who experience migraine with aura, it may be important to consider the health of your heart.
From Stomach Aches to Headaches
When the stomach's yearning for food, heads can start aching as well. And it can happen more often among people with stomach problems.
Is it a Migraine?
You’ve got a headache, and it’s a bad one. Your head hurts and you're in pain –  that’s all you know. So how to know when it crosses the line into migraine?
Botox and Surgery Does the Trick for Teen Suffering from Headaches
Taylor Williams, 17, of Wixom, Mich., has suffered from severe headaches for more than two years. The headaches, which caused Taylor to seek medical treatment including emergency care on a number of occasions, were continuous and the medications prescribed were not working.
No Cognitive Problems from Migraines
It is challenging to make sense out of the brain's mysteries. This is especially true in understanding how migraines might affect the brain. But researchers are learning more.
Migraines and Minors
A searing, pulsing a pain in the head. Nausea. Sensitivity to light. These painful symptoms can plague people with migraines for hours and days. Migraines can strike people of any age, but most people experience their first one by adolescence. What are the symptoms and phases of these extreme headaches? How do they express themselves when present in children? New research is helping patients and doctors better understand the answers to these questions. Separate Stages Migraines typically strike in four stages, though these stages may be more noticeable for some patients...
When Big Headaches Hit Little Ones
A migraine headache can knock you flat — and that's for an adult. Imagine how migraines might affect children, especially when it comes to school.
When Migraines Hurt
Having a migraine is enough to deal with on its own, without the worry that it may be a symptom of something bigger.
Why are Headaches Common After Brain Injury?
It seems obvious that headaches would persist after a traumatic brain injury. Curiously, headaches appear to be more common after a mild traumatic brain injury compared to more severe injuries.