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  • Jan 2020

    What to know about typhus

    Typhus is a rare bacterial infection that people can acquire from insect bites. Discover its symptoms, risk factors, and the treatment options available.

  • Jan 2020

    Why do you get headaches during your period?

    Some people may experience headaches during their periods. In this article, learn why period headaches happen and how to treat them.

  • Jan 2020

    What to know about alcohol and depression

    Alcohol is a depressant and can amplify or trigger depression symptoms in some people. Learn more about the links between depression and alcohol in this article.

  • Jan 2020

    Fragmented sleep may trigger migraine 2 days later

    The largest prospective study to date to look at sleep and migraine risk using objective measurements of sleep finds an intriguing link between the two.

  • Dec 2019

    Everything you need to know about trigger point injections

    Trigger point injections can help relieve chronic muscle pain. Here, learn about the possible side effects, how the injections work, and who may benefit.

  • Dec 2019

    What to know about a CSF leak

    A cerebrospinal fluid leak involves the fluid escaping from the spine or a tear in the brain’s protective covering. Read on to learn more.

  • Dec 2019

    What can cause an afternoon headache?

    Many people experience headaches in the afternoon. Common causes include dehydration, muscle tension, caffeine, hunger, alcohol, and eyestrain. Learn more here.

  • Dec 2019

    What are the stages of the common cold?

    The common cold usually has distinct stages. Knowing these stages can help a person recognize when they may have caught a cold. Read this article to learn more.

  • Dec 2019

    Diabetes and anxiety: What is the link?

    Anxiety is more prevalent among people with diabetes. Read on to find out why and to learn about the treatment options available for each condition.

  • Dec 2019

    Constipation and headaches at the same time

    Sometimes, constipation and headaches can occur at the same time. Read on to learn about some of the conditions that can cause these two symptoms to occur together, plus how to treat them.

  • Dec 2019

    How many head and neck injuries does cell phone use cause?

    A new observational study has analyzed 20 years' worth of data to look at the link between cell phone use and head and neck injuries.

  • Nov 2019

    Chronic Lyme disease: Everything you need to know

    Chronic Lyme disease occurs when a person who has already received treatment for Lyme disease continues to have symptoms in the long term. Learn more about this condition here.

  • Nov 2019

    What to know about recovering from concussion

    Concussion recovery usually takes 2 weeks to 1 month, and most people make a full recovery. Learn about concussion recovery and recovery tips here.

  • 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.