Headache Center

Headache Treatment

Many people find relief from their tension headaches by taking pain relieving medicines known as analgesics. Aspirin, acetaminophen, and ibuprofen are common analgesics. Anacin® is an analgesic that combines aspirin with caffeine to deliver fast headache relief.

Headache Prevention

Identifying the conditions, behavior, or substances that cause your headaches to occur is the first step when it comes to headache prevention. Things that cause headaches to happen are called triggers. Triggers can include stress, fatigue, hunger, or certain foods. You can successfully reduce the extent and frequency of headaches by identifying and avoiding your specific headache triggers.

Headache Causes

Headache pain occurs when certain nerves of the blood vessels and head muscles are activated. Those nerves then send pain signals to your brain.

Headaches can be caused by many different things. Tension headaches are the most common type of headache. They are believed to be caused by tight and tensed muscles in your upper body such as shoulders, scalp, neck, and jaw muscles.

Battling Body Pain: Quick Tips for Easing Back Injuries

Lower back pain disorders are divided into two major diagnostic categories, and many times overlap: Disorders involving irritation of peripheral nerves, and disorders involving soft tissue connecting segments together.