Headaches

The Science of Headaches, Explained

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Migraine Headaches

By JustMommies

Migraine headaches are a type of headache generally causing severe pain on one side of the head. The pain is often on the front part of the head around the forehead, eyes, and temples. Nausea, vomiting, visual disturbances, and sensitivity to light often accompany migraine. Migraines are thought to be caused by vascular changes in the blood vessels of the head. The pain is caused by the blood vessels dilating (or swelling) in the areas where the headache occurs. Chemicals, such as seretonin, may trigger the swelling. » Read more

Chronic Headaches

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Nearly everyone suffers from headaches from time to time, most often brought on by stress and muscle tension. However, some women are prone to chronic headaches, which can interfere with day-to-day life. A 2007 study published by the American Academy of Neurology found that women suffering from chronic headaches are more susceptible to depression. Chronic headaches are not all created equal, so if persistent headaches are a serious problem for you, consult with your health provider about treatment. » Read more

Migraine Headaches During Pregnancy

Headaches are very common during pregnancy, especially during the first trimester. Women with a history of migraines may find that they have less migraines during pregnancy. Some women, however, have more frequent migraines during pregnancy. » Read more

5 Weeks Pregnant: Your Pregnancy Week by Week

Welcome to the fifth week of your pregnancy.  It is still early in your pregnancy and you may have only recently tested positive. If you haven’t started having any pregnancy symptoms, you might be getting a little worried. » Read more

Headaches: Can they be a sign of pregnancy?

Yes, for some women headaches can be quite bothersome and even severe during early pregnancy. » Read more