Headaches (Diseases and Disorders) by Barbara Sheen

By Barbara Sheen

An easy "For Dummies" variety e-book that features a part describing what complications are and their attainable motives, a piece on analysis and remedy, a piece on preventative health and wellbeing and way of life adjustments, and a bit on destiny learn (although the publication is from 2004, in order that part is much less fascinating now).

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Again, to combat these rebound headaches, patients often take more painkilling medication, which only worsens matters and causes the rebound cycle to begin again. Suzanne Simmons, executive director of the National Headache Foundation, explains: “As the sufferer continues to Headache medications often have side effects. Even triptan nasal sprays like this can cause stomachaches, heart attacks, or strokes. ” 26 Indeed, rebound headaches can be a big problem. According to Paulino, rebound headaches are the most common cause of chronic daily headaches in the United States.

Reflexology is based on an ancient Chinese theory that blockages in an energy channel known as chi, which flows throughout the body, cause pain and illness. In order to clear these blockages, reflexologists massage specific zones in the foot, which they say correspond to all the organs in the body. For example, reflexologists maintain that massaging the toes clears blockages in the head and neck that cause headaches. Although Massage therapy can be effective in reducing headaches because it stimulates natural chemicals in the body that diminish pain.

One headache sufferer talks about her experience: Everybody’s taking something for headaches, and I was definitely gulping a lot of pills . . when my fiancé took me to the emergency room, I was lying down in the car and my head was splitting—I really, truly thought I was dying. The doctor . . told me I’d had a rebound or drug-induced headache. He said that both over-the-counter and prescription meds can cause rebounding if they are taken too often. . My doctor told me that . . rebounding can be very painful and troublesome.

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