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Why does my head feel heavy?
The weight of the head can seem heavier sometimes, which may have a variety of causes. Learn more about the treatments and when to see a doctor here.

What to know about frontal lobe headaches
Several types of headache can cause pain at the front of the head. Read on to learn more about causes, ways to find relief, and when to see a doctor.

What are the effects of meningitis? 22 symptoms
Many people recover from meningitis with proper medical treatment, but some people may have lifelong effects. Learn about how meningitis affects the body.

Why do I feel both tired and dizzy?
Several conditions can cause both fatigue and dizziness. We take a look at five, and discuss other symptoms and treatments for each condition.

What is this pain in the back of my head?
Learn about five causes of pain in the back of the head. We also look at the triggers and treatment options for each of these headache types.

What to do about a sinus headache
A look at sinus headache, a condition where the area around the nose becomes painful. Included is detail on home remedies and the potential causes.

What causes a buildup of pressure behind the eyes?
In this article, we look at reasons for feelings of pressure behind the eye, including a migraine or sinus infection. When should you see a doctor?

Migraine a 'risk factor' for cardiovascular disease
People who experience migraine may be at greater risk of cardiovascular diseases such as stroke and heart attack, a new study reveals.

What different types of headaches are there?
Learn about some different primary and secondary headaches, including their causes and triggers. For each, we also examine the available treatment options.

Migraine relief: Prediction system may help to prevent pain
A team of Spanish-based researchers has simulated a migraine prediction system that may drastically improve the lives of people living with migraines.

Can apple cider vinegar cure a headache?
Headaches are a common complaint for many people. There are many natural remedies available, including apple cider vinegar. Does it work?

Can you get a headache from sugar?
Rapid swings in blood sugar levels from to eating too much sugar or too little sugar can sometimes cause headaches. Learn more in this article.

What is an intractable migraine?
Learn all about status migrainosus, a migraine that lasts for longer than 3 days, also known as intractable migraine. We look at symptoms and treatment.

What is a vestibular migraine?
We take a look at vestibular migraines, a type of migraine that involves dizziness and vertigo. Learn about the symptoms, causes, and treatment options.

Migraine breakthrough: New drug halves attacks
In a phase III clinical trial of people with episodic migraine, a drug called erenumab was found to cut the number of monthly migraine days by over half.

Could a spinal fluid test help to diagnose migraine?
After finding a link between higher levels of sodium in cerebrospinal fluid and migraine, researchers suggest it be investigated as a means of diagnosis.

What you need to know about occipital neuralgia
A look at occipital neuralgia, a condition also known as a tension headache. Included are details on how they differ from other headaches and prevention.

Five common causes of early morning headache
Learn about a number of causes of early morning headaches, including sleep problems, along with what can be done to treat and prevent them from occurring.

What you should know about barometric pressure and headaches
A look at barometric pressure headaches and migraines, which is where weather causes pain. Included is detail on triggers and how to avoid them.

What is a basilar migraine?
Basilar migraines can cause severe pain and are often accompanied by visual disturbances. Learn more about their diagnosis and how to cope.

Migraine pain could be eased with ketamine, study finds
Researchers suggest that ketamine may be an effective treatment for migraine among patients who fail to respond to standard therapies.

Why does diabetes cause headaches?
While headaches are not usually dangerous, they may indicate poor blood sugar control in a person with diabetes. Learn more in this article.

Are migraines a self-defense mechanism?
Migraines can severely impact daily functioning and productivity, but could they actually be a mark of the brain's self-protective mechanism?

What are the health benefits of butterbur?
This article explores the different uses and health benefits of butterbur. It is most commonly used to treat migraines and hay fever. Learn more.

Migraine with aura may raise stroke risk
People who experience migraine with aura - but not migraine without aura - could face a 27 percent greater risk of stroke, a new study finds.