Headaches and Blood Sugar


All living things on the planet run off of a single substance for fuel called ‘ATP’ or ‘Adenosine Triphosphate’, which comes from sugar/glucose. Likewise every part of every living organism runs off of this substance and this includes the brain. It stands to reason then that if we are low in sugar that the brain should then struggle to run as well. This then is why, after...

Causes of Migraines


A migraine is an incredibly painful and highly debilitating headache that many of us experience from time to time. Tell anyone who understands that you have a migraine and you will instantly be greeted with sympathy and caution – they know how serious this is and how much space you need. What makes a migraine so inconvenient is the fact that it affects the very ability you have to think. Suffer...

Treatment for Acute Migraine


When managing a headache patient, pharmacologic is the only part of the entire regimen. Before prescribing a drug, it is important for the doctor to diagnose the patient properly, review the result of previous treatment, go over preferred therapeutic options (including non-pharmacologic ones), establish a good relationship with the doctor and reassure the patient to maintain his motivation and...

Headaches in Back of Head


The odd thing about headaches is that although everyone probably has several of them throughout the course of a year, they are one of the least understood ailments on earth. In fact, headaches can be symptomatic of so many underlying diseases or conditions that it is often difficult to pinpoint the actual cause. There are even times when a doctor will shake his or her head in dismay and say...

How to Cure Migraines Naturally


We see a great number of people complaining of migraine headaches. Migraine headaches are worse than the general headaches and people cannot spare to have them for a very long time. If you are not very sure whether you have a migraine attack or a general headache, here is a simple clue. Migraine headache is generally restricted to one side of the head and some people may have pain over one side...

How to Get Rid of Hangover Headache


Going out for drinks is great fun and most of us have a few legendary nights out that we can remember being great occasions and tons of fun (or maybe we can’t remember that and we’re just going on what other people say). So if that’s the case then, why is it that the very next day so many people swear that they’re never going out, and never drinking ever again? Well that would be a little...

Migraines in Children


Migraine is one of the most common diseases among children. Children also suffer from headache. Approximately 10% of children who go to nursery or kindergarten, and 50% of those who are going to grade are suffering or have suffered from migraines, recurrent headaches, accompanied by other symptoms. The excessive use of computer, video games and television, reconciled to a few hours of sleep, are...

The Best Headache Treatment Tips For You


The best treatment to your headache is to understand your headache! The reasons may not be far to seek! Some types of headaches may come and go! No medication is necessary for them. Just control your diet, drink lots of water and you would be alright after sometime! The heavy load of oily stuff that you ate in yesterday’s late night party, could be one of the reasons! In that case, give...

Can Your Headache Be Related To Kidney Disease?


To be frank, I am not afraid of the disease. I am afraid of the various types of medications available for the disease. I am not afraid of the effects of the disease. I am afraid of the after effects of medicines prescribed by the doctor, for the disease. There is a mushroom growth of medications for a particular disease. “The best thing a person with chronic headaches can do is get off the...

Why Taking Aspirin for Headache May Be Prolonging a Bigger Problem


Headaches can range from annoying to downright debilitating. Many people reach for the aspirin bottle as soon as a headache starts. Most headaches are not serious but some can be. However, if you have recurrent headaches there are 3 things you should know before taking aspirin. 1. A headache is a symptom A headache is usually a symptom of an underlying problem. The headache itself is not a...

Keith Hillman

Keith Hillman

Keith Hillman is a full time writer specializing in psychology as well as the broader health niche. He has a BSc degree in psychology from Surrey University, where he particularly focused on neuroscience and biological psychology. Since then, he has written countless articles on a range of topics within psychology for numerous of magazines and websites. He continues to be an avid reader of the latest studies and books on the subject, as well as self-development literature.