The Science of Migraines

Migraines are one of four types of primary headaches, and they come in two forms, those with an aura and those without. The other three primary headaches are tension headaches, cluster headaches and, the catch-all type known as, other primary headaches. These include things like exercise induced or cough induced… » 6/04/14 8:00am 6/04/14 8:00am

Why Cheap Booze Makes Your Hangover So Horrible

You. You're out drinking with your friends, matching them round for round. They're sippin' fancy whiskey, but you're saving money, sticking with the well specials. So why is it, halfway through the night, you're suddenly hit with a brutal headache, and everybody else is fine? » 12/07/12 5:00pm 12/07/12 5:00pm

Is LSD a Treatment For Suicide Headaches?

Who knew hallucinogens were actually good for you? In a recent study, two psychiatrists discovered that patients suffering from agonizing cluster headaches found relief while taking LSD or other hallucinogenic drugs. » 6/28/11 12:40am 6/28/11 12:40am

Remainders - The Things We Didn't Post: Headaches Edition

In today's Remainders: headaches. Microsoft's browser ballot is a headache for the little guys; CereProc talks about the painstaking process of rebuilding Ebert's voice; WiMax taxis in Taiwan get me a little steamed; a magical migraine-diminishing wand, and more. » 3/05/10 4:20pm 3/05/10 4:20pm

Anti-Migraine Machine: Just a Little Push and You'll Be Smiling

Holy wow. You may not know this, but your faithful narrator, me, has migraines that would put a cow under. Every few weeks I get a real scorcher and have to lie down and wait for the pain fairy to cough me back out of her horrible, pressure fitted bowels. That said, there is some sort of device, called the TMS, which… » 6/23/06 9:05am 6/23/06 9:05am