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From minor tension headaches to severe migraines, the articles in this section explain what's behind your headache and how it can be effectively -- and safely -- treated.

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What can I do to ease headache symptoms?

Headaches can be agonizing and affect your daily activities, but your doctor can show you ways to ease your headache symptoms. Learn about facts, common causes, treatment for headaches.


Migraines Overview

 Migraines Overview

Migraines affect the lives of between 12 and 24 million Americans. Find out why migraines are so greatly underdiagnosed. See more »

Heal Your Sinuses

 Heal Your Sinuses

Healing your sinuses can have a positive effect on your life. Learn more about healing your sinuses from Discovery Health. See more »

Food and Headaches

 Food and Headaches

The relationship between food and headaches will surprise you. Learn more about food and headaches from HowStuffWorks. See more »

Medication and Rebound Headaches

 Medication and Rebound Headaches

Medication and rebound headaches is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about medication and rebound headaches from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Triptans and Migraines

Triptans and migraines are good to know about for your overall health. Learn more about triptans and migraines from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Women and Headaches

Women and headaches may have a different relationship from that of men. Learn more about women and headaches from Discovery Health. See more »

 Alternative Therapies for Headaches

Alternative therapies for headaches can be beneficial for some sufferers. Learn more about alternative therapies for headaches from Discovery Health. See more »

 Nutritional Therapy for Headaches

Nutritional therapy for headaches is good information to know for your overall health. Learn more about nutritional therapy for headaches from Discovery Health. See more »

 Headache Resources

Headache resources are a great source of support for headache sufferers. Get a list of links to government organizations and associations dedicated to headache education and research. See more »

 Headaches Don't Have to Rule Your Life

These 10 tips can help you avoid headaches. Learn more about headaches from Discovery Health. Learn about facts, common causes, and treatment for headaches. See more »