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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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 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 »

 Cluster Headache Pain Can Be Relieved

Cluster headache treatment can help you feel better. Learn great information on treating your cluster headaches from Discovery Health. See more »

 You Can Stop Your Migraine Headache Pain

Migraine headache pain is no fun. Learn about what you can do about migraine headache pain in this article from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 Hangover Headaches

Hangover headaches can be avoided with these helpful tips. Learn more about hangover headaches from HowStuffWorks. See more »

 When to See a Doctor for Your Headaches

Knowing when to see your doctor about headaches can prevent unnecessary visits. Learn when to see your doctor from Discovery Health. Learn about facts, common causes, and treatment for headaches. See more »

Why do we get headaches?

 Why do we get headaches?

Headaches are one of the most common medical complaints, but why do we get them? Find out what causes headaches and what the types of headaches are. See more »

What causes an ice cream headache?

 What causes an ice cream headache?

Ice cream headaches are caused by a constriction of blood vessels in the roof of your mouth. Learn about ice cream headaches. See more »

 What do I need to know about alternative and complementary headache therapies?

Alternative and complementary therapies are nontraditional forms of headache treatments. Get facts about alternative therapies from Discovery Health. See more »