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4 Phases of Migraine

4 Phases of Migraine

Every individual with migraine experiences their headaches differently. Furthermore, each individual migraine attack may be different from the last. Still, there is a general pattern that most migraines follow. It involves three principal phases: Premonitory,...

Is Your Headache Triggered By Caffeine?

Is Your Headache Triggered By Caffeine?

Is Your Headache Triggered By Caffeine? If you're used to drinking coffee to start your day, you might have experienced a "caffeine headache" when you don't get your morning cup of Joe. You're not alone. In fact, such caffeine withdrawal headache is quite common among...

Migraines/Headaches Hereditary

Migraines/Headaches Hereditary

There is a 50-75% chance that you will experience migraines if one or both of your parents have them. Furthermore, 80% of those with migraines have at least one close relative who also experiences the disorder. In other words, migraines can be hereditary. What Makes...

Pediatric Headaches

Pediatric Headaches

Headaches in children are common and can become more frequent or severe through adolescence. In fact, migraines affect up to 15 percent of high school children, up to 11 percent of elementary school children and roughly 3 percent of preschool children, according to...

Migraine and Aura

Migraine and Aura

Approximately one in four migraine sufferers will experience a migraine with aura. Below, we’ll define what aura is, when it usually occurs, and what the symptoms are. What Is Aura? Aura is the second of the four possible phases of a migraine: Premonitory...

Great Day Houston

Great Day Houston

June is Migraine and Headache Awareness Month! Our board member, Heidi Bedell, and Executive Advisor, Christine Hollinden, helped raise awareness about these debilitating headaches and shared the mission of The Will Erwin Headache Research Foundation.  

Migraine and Headache Tracker

Migraine and Headache Tracker

Tracking your migraines and headaches can be a helpful tool in identifying triggers, patterns, and trends in your debilitating headaches. Use this tracker to document your symptoms and speak to your doctor about any patterns you notice.  

Lower Daily Stress to Reduce Migraine Frequency

Lower Daily Stress to Reduce Migraine Frequency

Consider these statistics: Migraine pain and symptoms affect 29.5 million Americans, and approximately 75% of these people are women. Women report more painful and longer-lasting headaches and more symptoms, such as nausea and vomiting. Migraines are most common in...

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