A few months ago I started getting headaches, and they were weird. If a bad hangover headache feels splitting, I’d describe these headaches as searing, as if someone had hit me over the head with a red hot rod of steel sending electric bolts of pain across my skull.
Teeth grinding is a problem that affects nearly one in ten individuals, yet many of us don’t even realize we’re doing it. And that’s a problem given just how harmful it can be to our health. Here’s how to find out if you grind your teeth when you sleep—and why it’s something you shouldn’t ignore.
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…
From dull tension headaches to crippling migraines, sometimes your cranium can feel crippled. But what causes all those headaches?
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?
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.
It may seem obvious now that your Excedrin isn't loaded with heroin, but consumers of the 1930s couldn't be too careful. This pearl of wisdom comes to you from a June 1932 issue of Modern Mechanics. [Modern Mechanix]
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.
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…