Taking Opioids for Migraines Can Make Them More Frequent

If you have migraines, you likely have a strong desire to do anything you can to get rid of them. The pain can be so intense that there’s a temptation to just get the strongest pain medication you can find, including opioids. But opioids have many risks — they may even cause your [...]

7 Causes of Morning Headaches

Waking up with a headache is a terrible way to start the day. But for many people morning headaches are an almost daily occurrence. In order to figure out how to treat these headaches, you first have to isolate the cause. Here are seven of the more common causes of morning headaches [...]

How to Support Friends and Family with Migraines

Living with migraines is challenging. People who live with this chronic pain condition face numerous challenges in trying to negotiate everyday circumstances to enjoy a reasonable quality of life. However, there are things you can do to make their life easier for them.  Accept Their Symptoms One of the [...]

Could Your Muscles Be Causing Your Migraines?

Understanding and controlling migraine triggers is one of the most effective ways to reduce your migraine frequency. It lets you avoid migraine medication and the potential side effects of medication. Common triggers include foods, drinks, and smells. You might also have certain types of activities that can trigger your [...]

5 Stretches to Try If You Have Tension Headaches

Everybody experiences some degree of tension in their lives. Unfortunately, for many people tension turns into headaches. And those headaches can dramatically undercut your productivity. They can make it hard, if not impossible, to do the things that you need to do or want to do on a daily basis. If you [...]