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“What is a migraine headache?”

“What is a migraine headache?”

Lake City, Minn. - Migraine is three times more common in women than in men and affects more than 10 percent of people worldwide, according to the National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke. Mayo Clinic Health System Family Medicine physician Rachel Batdorf, M.D., says, "Although any head pain can be miserable, [...]

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Weekend Wellness: Tracking headaches may help teen see patterns, avoid triggers

Weekend Wellness: Tracking headaches may help teen see patterns, avoid triggers

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: My daughter, 16, has had headaches off and on for the past year. Ibuprofen seems to help, and she says the headaches are not severe. But I am concerned that they are so frequent. What could be the cause of recurring headaches in teens?  ANSWER: Headaches in [...]

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Understanding Headache Types is Key to Treatment

Understanding Headache Types is Key to Treatment

We have all experienced the annoying, relentless and throbbing pain associated with a headache. They can slow us down or even bring us to a complete stop. However, did you know that there are several different types of headaches, and knowing the type you've got can be the first step [...]

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Tuesday Q & A: Headaches that come with menstruation can be severe

Tuesday Q & A: Headaches that come with menstruation can be severe

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: I am 38 and have headaches each month around the first day of my period. Over the last year or so they seem to be getting more severe and lasting longer — sometimes up to three days. Why might this be happening? Are there ways to prevent [...]

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Complex Migraine

More than 28 million Americans — three times more women than men — suffer from migraine, a type of headache that's often severe. Although any head pain can be miserable, migraines are often disabling. With a "complex migraine" symptoms can include weakness, loss of vision, or difficulty speaking in addition to [...]

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Heart Link to Migraines

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5LId2TOFmdE Research into why migraines happen is leading doctors to examine not a patient's head but his or her heart. They're looking to prove that many migraines are caused by a very common, often undiagnosed heart defect. More from Mayo Clinic.

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Menstrual Migraines

In this Medical Edge episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. Richa Sood describes a form of migraine distinctive to women. To listen, click the link below. Menstrual Migraine

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Chronic Headache

In this Medical Edge episode, Mayo Clinic Dr. David Dodick discusses chronic headaches. To listen, click the link below. Chronic Headache

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