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  • Nov 2019

    What to do about a dent in the head

    There are many possible causes of a dent in the head, including injury, surgery, congenital conditions, and tumors. The treatment for a dent in the head depends on the cause. Learn more here.

  • Nov 2019

    What can cause a headache and a nosebleed?

    Headaches and nosebleeds are common and not usually a cause for concern. When they occur together, however, people may be worried that they are linked. Learn about their causes and when to see a doctor here.

  • Nov 2019

    What to know about positional headaches

    Positional headaches occur when sitting or standing, and they tend to go away shortly after lying down. They are often related to leaks of cerebrospinal fluid. Learn more here.

  • Nov 2019

    What to know about caffeine withdrawal headaches

    Caffeine withdrawal headaches happen if someone who regularly consumes caffeine suddenly cuts down or stops consuming caffeine. Read more about the causes of caffeine withdrawal headaches and how to treat them.

  • Nov 2019

    What causes a numb face?

    Several conditions can cause facial numbness, including migraine, allergies, and Bell’s palsy. Learn more about these and other causes in this article.

  • Nov 2019

    What to know about headaches after exercise

    There are many possible causes to a headache after exercise, from simple things like dehydration, to possibly more complex medical issues. Read this article to find out about the possible causes, treatment, and prevention.

  • Nov 2019

    Should you work out when you are sick?

    Although working out while sick may not sound enjoyable, it can be a way to alleviate mild symptoms. Learn about the benefits and risks of working out while sick here.

  • Nov 2019

    What can cause pain in the temple?

    In most cases, temple pain is linked with stress or headaches. In rare cases, it can indicate an underlying medical condition. Learn about causes, symptoms, and treatments for temple pain here.

  • Nov 2019

    What to know about headaches at night

    Several things can cause headaches at night. Read this article to learn more about the conditions associated with nighttime headaches, as well as how to treat them.

  • Nov 2019

    What to know about a headache behind the eyes

    Many issues can cause a headache behind the eyes, from eye strain to more serious conditions, such as migraine. Here, find out more about the causes and how to treat them.

  • Oct 2019

    What to know about pressure in the temples

    There are many causes of pressure in the temples. They include certain types of headache, head injuries, and some more serious conditions. Learn more here.

  • Oct 2019

    Everything you need to know about essential oils

    Essential oils are the concentrated extracts of potentially beneficial plants, such as lavender and peppermint. Learn more about their uses and the possible risks here.

  • Oct 2019

    What is a neurologist?

    Neurologists specialize in diagnosing and treating conditions that affect the nervous system. Here, learn about the conditions they treat and the procedures they perform.

  • Oct 2019

    What are the possible causes of neck pain?

    There are many possible causes of neck pain, from muscle strain to spinal stenosis. In this article, we list more causes of neck pain, discuss their symptoms, and provide some home remedies.

  • Oct 2019

    What are migraine auras?

    Migraine auras are sensory symptoms, including visual disturbances and physical sensations, that occur during or before a migraine episode. Learn more here.

  • Oct 2019

    What to know about sugar detox symptoms

    Sugar detox symptoms may feel unpleasant, but they are temporary and should subside after a few days. Learn about possible sugar detox symptoms and how to manage sugar withdrawal.

  • Oct 2019

    What to know about pressure in the head

    Here, we describe causes and treatments for a feeling of pressure in the head. Some underlying issues, such as sinus infections, are common and easy to treat. Learn more here.

  • Oct 2019

    What causes left sided facial numbness?

    Possible causes of left sided facial numbness include stroke, multiple sclerosis, and Bell’s palsy. Learn more about left sided facial numbness here.

  • Sep 2019

    Link found between chronic headache and back pain

    A review of 14 studies found that people with persistent headache or back pain were about twice as likely to also experience the other condition.

  • Sep 2019

    What can cause a bump on the forehead?

    People may have a bump on the forehead for many reasons. Learn about causes, their associated treatments, and when to see a doctor here.

  • Sep 2019

    Migraine may raise dementia, Alzheimer's risk

    New research finds a 'significant' association between a history of migraine and various forms of dementia, and Alzheimer's disease in particular.

  • Aug 2019

    What is benign paroxysmal positional vertigo?

    Benign paroxysmal positional vertigo (BPPV) is a condition that commonly causes dizziness. Specific head movements may trigger symptoms, but people can usually treat BPPV with exercises and medication. Learn more here.

  • Aug 2019

    Can acupressure relieve headaches?

    Acupressure is a form of complementary or alternative medicine. Read about research on the efficacy of acupressure for headache, and learn some simple acupressure techniques to try at home.

  • Aug 2019

    What causes eyebrow pain?

    There are many possible causes of eyebrow pain, including sinusitis, headaches, shingles, and glaucoma. Learn about these and other causes, as well as how to get relief, here.

  • Aug 2019

    What causes a persistent headache?

    A persistent headache, or a headache that won’t go away, can have many causes. This article discusses common causes, treatment options, and when to see a doctor.