Tag: chronic headaches

Peppermint Benefits: Relief for IBS, Tension Headaches, and More

Peppermint Benefits: Relief for IBS, Tension Headaches, and More

Peppermint benefits include the treatment of digestive disorders and other conditions including headaches, according to the results of two reviews, one published in American Family Physician and the other in the British Medical Journal.

As more human studies demonstrating the effectiveness of encapsulated peppermint oil have been published over the past

Are You Suffering from Jaw Pain?

Are You Suffering from Jaw Pain?

Because your jaw is one of the joints you use most often, dealing with jaw pain can be difficult—it can affect your ability to talk and eat. Often, jaw pain is related to problems with your teeth resulting from an oral health issue or from a habit like teeth-grinding.

But jaw

6 Home Remedies for Headaches

6 Home Remedies for Headaches

When a painful headache threatens to disrupt our day, our first instinct often is to take some Tylenol or Advil for relief. But if you suffer from chronic headaches, or if you’re prone to negative reactions to the main ingredients in some of these OTC pain relievers, you might want

Need a Boost? Try Caffeine

It’s well accepted that a dose of caffeine generally improves wakefulness and boosts energy. Now researchers are identifying specific ways in which the stimulant improves brain function and memory, especially in older adults, and may even help protect the brain against disease.

Research published in the September 2014 issue of Neurobiology

Domestic Violence Linked to Higher Rates of Chronic Disease

In May 2015, the Society for Women’s Health Research announced an online campaign called “Beyond the Bruises” that unites survivors, advocates, organizations, and celebrities in bringing awareness to the effects of domestic violence on chronic disease. The campaign features a short film that shares the stories of domestic violence survivors

Why Your Pain Relievers May Hurt Your Head

Headaches can literally be a pain in the neck when you have arthritis. For those with osteoarthritis (OA) of the spine, neck pain can be referred to the head, triggering migraine or tension-type headache—pain that is often treated with chronic use of medications. Even if you don’t have spinal OA,

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