The key to resolving any chronic health condition is to discover the root causes and then supply the body with the needed raw materials to correct any deficiencies or to bring the body back into balance. Therefore, you will need to become somewhat of a detective, patiently investigating each known
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Stress, bright lights, sleep pattern changes, the weather—unfortunately, there are countless migraine triggers that can take you out of commission, and some of them aren’t always under our control. What you can control, however, is what you put into your body. Oftentimes, what you eat and drink on a daily basis
Do you have a caffeine addiction? It’s not uncommon. As little as 100 milligrams of caffeine a day, the amount in about 12 ounces of coffee, can lead to symptoms of caffeine withdrawal—e.g., headaches and marked fatigue—when caffeine consumption is discontinued.
Higher daily doses of caffeine (the average adult caffeine
Headache location can be on one side or both sides. They may be intermittent, episodic, or constant. Some are acute—they come and go rapidly. Others persists for days or weeks. When the exact headache location cannot be identified, it is called a generalized headache.
Where Is a Cluster Headache Location?
Cluster headaches are
Q. “I often hear people say they are addicted to caffeine. Is that possible?”
A. Robin Kanarek, PhD, a professor of psychology in the School of Arts and Sciences at Tufts, answers: “Caffeine intake does produce some of the characteristics associated with addictive drugs, although there are important differences. Caffeine has
When working long hours or trying to get through a tough workout, caffeine is often the quickest and most accessible way in which to get a much-needed pick-me-up. And coupled with America’s love of coffee, tea, and soda, the stimulant can sometimes be difficult to avoid. But, is it possible
Sodas and diet sodas are highly addictive and difficult to stop altogether, but we have some practical guidelines to help you. Use this step-by-step guide on how to quit drinking soda and diet sodas successfully.
People get headaches for many different reasons. Sometimes they may be triggered by what we eat or drink. Going too long without eating also may trigger headaches.
“Certain foods are notorious for causing headaches,” says Egilius Spierings, MD, PhD, a neurologist, clinical professor and director of the Headache & Face Pain
If your usual morning routine includes downing a strong cup of coffee, then any departure from this habit could result in a caffeine headache. This is because caffeine isn’t just a stimulant—it also has what’s called a “vasoconstrictive” effect, which means that it narrows blood vessels, including those situated in
There is no technical definition for brain fog, but the symptoms are often described as difficulty concentrating, memory lapses, fatigue, reduced mental acuity, and a feeling of ‘haziness’ around cognition. Though there is limited research on the relationship be-tween brain fog and diet, we do know there are many nutrients