Category Archives: Headaches

Conquering Migraines

They can make your life a living hell.  You often wonder when the next one will hit.  Dirty little terrorists!  You feel like you have no control over them.  Medication helps some people, but does not get rid of migraines … Continue reading

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Migraines: My personal story.

The year was 1979.  I was 11 years old. I was watching  the Muppet Show on a typical Saturday. The sound of lawn mowers and dogs barking in the distance.  All of a sudden, I could not see part of … Continue reading

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The headaches that will make you cry: Cluster Headaches.

Imagine you get a strong, penetrating, burning pain around your eye (orbital pain) that may radiate to your face, neck and shoulders.   It makes you teary-eyed involuntarily… and after several intense short-lived bouts that repeat themselves over and over … Continue reading

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What in the World Are Cervicogenic Headaches?

WHAT ARE THEY? The word cervicogenic is composed of two latin words:  The prefix cervico which means neck and the suffix -genic which means producing or causing.  Therefore, a cervicogenic headache is produced by structures in the neck.  Diagnosing this … Continue reading

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What can you do about Tension Headaches?

POSTURE and EXERCISES Where your shoulders and your head stand in space affects your suboccipital muscles(located between your skull and top of your neck), your scalene muscles (to the sides of your neck), your SCM (front of your neck from … Continue reading

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Do you suffer from tension headaches?

I used to think that people who had tension headaches were the lucky ones when I suffered from debilitating migraine headaches.  Then, I found out most of my triggers.  I hardly ever have a migraine headache anymore.  I know people … Continue reading

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Are You Serious about Getting Rid of Your Headaches?

I already covered the most important red flags when it comes to headaches on my last post.  Before I go further into ways to alleviate different types of headaches, I definitely need to ask you a question:  Are you serious … Continue reading

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