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Headache or Brain Tumour?

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Do you have a regular headache or could it be a brain tumour? When should you be concerned? When should you request a brain scan from your GP?

Why Do We Get Headache and Migraines?

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Where do headaches and migraines come from and why do we get them? New research tells us the answer lies in the brainstem!

Menstrual Migraine.

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Why do some women experience menstrual migraine and other don't. What is it about hormone changes that trigger a migraine for some women?

Is My Neck Involved?

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A lot of people feel that their neck is involved in their headaches or migraines because they get neck pain before or during an attack. What about the 30% of people who get no neck pain - could it still be involved?

Do You Get Migraines?

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Not sure if you get headaches or migraines. Read this article to find out more.

Medication Overuse Headache

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Are you taking too much over the counter or prescription medication? Which medications can make your headaches and migraines worse?

Causes Versus Triggers

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What causes migraines and what are triggers for migraines? You might be surprised to learn they are not the same thing at all.

What Does The Brainstem Do?

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The brainstem has many functions - including hosting the headache centre. What else does it do and why does that explain many of the other symptoms people get with the head pain?

Cluster Headaches

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What are cluster headaches and why are they sometimes known as "suicide headaches"?

Meet Jenny!

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Jenny is a patient at Bayside Headache Clinic. This is her story of over 50 years of headaches and migraines that are now under control.

Common Migraine Medications

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There are 2 types of medications used for migraines, those that try to prevent an attack from occurring and those that stop an acute attack.