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Headache

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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You Can Stop Your Migraine Headache Pain

Having migraine pain and not sure what to do? There are a variety of ways to put an end to your suffering. Learn what you can do about your migraine headache pain from HowStuffWorks.


Blood tests are ordered for many reason such as artery inflammation, infection, or abnormal protein. Check out to types of blood test and common uses. See more »

A healthy lifestyle is as important to headache management as any medication, and your doctor might have great recommendations. Check out tips life style changes and improving your health. See more »

Different types of alcohol could potentially trigger cluster headaches. Learn about facts, common causes, treatment for headaches. See more »

Caffeine can influence how often you get migraines and how severe they are. Learn about facts, common causes, treatment for migraines and headaches. See more »

You might be a chocolate addict, but it could be the cause of those piercing migraines that follow shortly after. Learn about facts, common causes, treatment for headaches. See more »

If you experience frequent migraines and headaches, food additives in your favorites foods could be the cause. Learn about facts, common causes, treatment for headaches. See more »

You might feel like you've investigated every possible cause for your frequent headaches, but if you consume foods with tyramine this could be a possible cause. Learn about facts, common causes, treatment for headaches. See more »

If you suspect your headaches are triggered by a certain food, talk to your doctor to about your options. Learn about facts, common causes, treatment for headaches. See more »

If your migraines are related to your menstrual cycle, you may find that you have headaches more frequently when you ovulate. Learn about facts, common causes, treatment for headaches. See more »

If you're suffering from frequent migraines, drugs that you're currently taking could be the cause. Learn about facts, common causes, treatment for headaches. See more »