The aftereffects of a lumbar puncture include severe headaches. Experts have mixed opinions regarding the treatment or prevention of headaches after patients undergo such procedure. Here we separate facts from the myths.

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Why Do You Get Migraines?

Posted by on Jan. 18, 2013

Scientists know that migraine is caused by swelling blood vessels in the head that press against the nerves. Previously, it was believed that the problem was due to abnormalities in these vessels that allowed them to swell. Now, researchers believe that there is an underlying central nervous system (CNS) disorder that results to susceptibility to a variety of triggering mechanisms.

Why-Do-You-Get-Migraines

Biofeedback is all about awareness of physiological functions. It is a method used to improve health and affect changes within the body—and these changes include getting rid of headaches.

Can Biofeedback Help Headache Sufferers

Caffeine for Migraines?

Posted by on Dec. 21, 2012

Because of nausea and vomiting that might be induced by migraines, it can be tough making headache sufferers take medicine. One way to beat this is through an inexpensive and very accessible medication: caffeine-enhanced aspirin.

Caffeine for Migraines

Researchers used randomized trials to compare true acupuncture with sham acupuncture, controls and other interventions. Researchers concluded that, after at least eight weeks of observation, acupuncture can be a useful treatment for patients who had frequent tension headaches.

Acupuncture

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