According to the World Health Organization (WHO), headaches are one of the most common disorders of the nervous system, with an estimated 47 percent of the population suffering from at least one headache within the past year. There are a variety of different types of headaches, with the most commonly recognized types being migraine, tension-type headaches and cluster headaches. Headache disorders are a worldwide health concern, affecting individuals of all ages, races, socio-economic status and all geographical areas.
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If you were having a heart attack, would you know it? If you’re a woman, there’s a chance you might miss the warning signs. While a man clutching his chest or grabbing his left arm often comes to mind when you think about what a heart attack looks like, recent research published in JAMA Internal Medicine found that one in five women under the age of 55 having a heart attack don’t experience any chest pain, and many have no …Read more
You may think that your income level has nothing to do with how you experience pain; however, recently published research in Neurology has shown that individuals who have lower incomes also have more pain from migraines. The recent study examined whether suffering from migraines limits an individual’s education and employment potential, which can ultimately lead to a lower income status. The study also posed the question of whether having a stressful life with limited access to healthcare leads to an …Read more
Before I begin, I’d like to mention that I have some surprising news that you may want to stand up for. That’s right, stand up; because what you are currently doing can be severely harming your health.
Years ago, our ancestors’ average day consisted of hunting (or running from) wild animals, gathering foods to eat, or tending to crops. As our species evolved, our society has shifted to a much more sedentary lifestyle. Gone are the days of working the …Read more