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For one in ten people, a headache is an excruciating experience that might herald some serious disorder.

Headache

For one in ten people, a headache is an excruciating experience that might herald some serious disorder.

Migraine triggers

Although the cause of migraine is unknown, what we do know is that certain foods can trigger an attack. Here is a list of foods you should avoid.

10 interesting head facts

You take your head for granted. But without it, you couldn’t smile, breathe, think, smell, hear or see. Or read this article. But there's much you can do to keep it in good shape.

Interesting headache facts

Most of us get headaches at one time or another - and they're not pleasant. How many of these facts did you know?

Migraine

This is the most common type of vascular headache. Migraine headaches can be divided into two main types: Migraine with aura (classic migraine); Migraine without aura.

Interesting headache facts

Most of us get headaches at one time or another - and they're not pleasant. How many of these facts did you know?

Losing your mind over headaches?

It is mid-morning. You had a good night’s sleep, a healthy breakfast and your usual morning coffee with two painkillers. Is a splitting headache part of your daily routine?

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Headache expert

Dr Elliot Shevel - Founder and Medical Director - The Headache Clinic, (Johannesburg, Durban, Cape Town) South Africa. The Headache Clinic is a multidisciplinary practice dedicated to the diagnosis and treatment of Primary Headaches and Migraines. Dr Shevel is also the main author of all scientific publications generated by his team. Tertiary Education - Dr Shevel holds both Dental and Medical degrees, and practises as a specialist Maxillo-facial and Oral Surgeon.

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