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headache

How to battle a sinus infection

A neti pot, a flu vaccination and a heap of healthy food—just a few ways you can help ward off trouble.

America’s migraine problem

Millions suffer from these intense, recurring headaches. Are we taking them seriously?

Fending off migraines? Keep a diary

While the exact causes of these severe headaches remain unknown, identifying triggers can help.

Preeclampsia? Be proactive

Your obstetrician will keep a close eye on your blood pressure during your pregnancy—but there are other signs you can watch for on your own.

The cold truth about migraine headaches

Early humans' ability to adapt to cold temperatures may have contributed to the differences in the prevalence of migraine headaches that exist today.

Sleep apnea may boost Alzheimer’s risk

An estimated 30 percent to 80 percent of the elderly suffer from this chronic condition.

Migraine? Know your triggers

When one strikes, you should have a log handy to write down possible causes such as food, environment and sleep disruptions.

5 things to know about hyperemesis gravidarum

As Duchess Kate battles this condition, questions arise about the difference between this and regular morning sickness.

The scoop on avoiding ‘brain freeze’

Pain occurs when cold food touches the back of the palate.

Is it a cluster headache?

This sort of pain is distinct from a migraine, but often difficult to diagnose.

Experimental migraine drug acts fast

It's still too early to say for sure, but the promise of relief from chronic, excruciating headaches may be on the way.

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