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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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Medication and Rebound Headaches

Have you ever taken a medication for a headache and then hours later the pain came back? Discover how some medications can only mask the pain and not really treat it in this article.


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 »

 Identifying and Treating Tension Headache's Underlying Causes

Your headache could be a tension headache. Learn more about tension headache treatment from Discovery Health. Learn about facts, common causes, and treatment for headaches. See more »

 Identifying What Triggers Your Headache Is Key to Treatment

Knowing what triggers a headache is key to finding the right treatment. Learn about headache triggers from Discovery Health. See more »

 Recurrent Headaches Are Painful and Costly to Individuals and Society

More than 45 million Americans suffer from recurrent headaches. Learn more about causes, symptoms and treatments of headaches. Learn about facts, common causes, and treatment for headaches. See more »