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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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Learn about causes of headaches in this article, plus get facts, common causes, and treatment for headaches.


 Are alternative or complementary headache therapies for me?

Headaches can make simple every day task seem impossible. Learn more about headaches in the article from Discovery Health. See more »

 Are headache medications for me?

Medications are generally the first form of headache treatment recommended by doctors. Learn more about medications from Discovery health. See more »

 Blood Tests for Diagnosing Headaches

Blood tests can help doctors pinpoint the cause of severe headaches. Learn about the different types of blood tests in this article from Discovery Health. See more »

 Can changing my lifestyle help my headaches?

Changing your lifestyle can help you gain control of your headache pain. Learn how to live better and manage your headache with tips from Discovery Health. See more »

 Could alcohol cause my headaches?

Cluster headache pain can be triggered by alcohol. Learn more about cluster headaches and alcohol from Discovery Health. See more »

 Could caffeine trigger my migraines?

Caffeine is believed to trigger migraines. Learn more about caffeine and migraines from Discovery Health. See more »

 Could chocolate cause my migraines?

Chocolate causes migraines that are triggered by caffeine and phenylethylamine. Learn more about chocolate and migraine from Discovery Health. See more »

 Could food additives cause my migraines?

Food additives in your favorite dishes could be causing your migraines. Learn more about food additives and migraines from Discovery Health. See more »

 Could foods with tyramine cause my migraines?

Foods with tyramine can trigger migraines for some people. Learn more about tyramine and migraines from Discovery Health. See more »

 Could food trigger my migraines?

Foods that you eat everyday could be the reason behind your migraines. Learn more about food and migraines from Discovery Health. See more »