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How to handle headaches during the holidays

Holidays should be a happy time for families to enjoy outings, going to concerts and festivals, theme parks, or spending time in the sun at the coast. However these pleasures can be traumatic for many headache sufferers.

How to handle Ramadan headaches

Ramadan is a sacred, spiritual time for Muslims around the world but fasting can cause headaches. This is how you can prevent and manage headaches during this holy month.

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Dr Elliot Shevel is a South African migraine surgery pioneer and the founder and medical director of The Headache Clinic in Johannesburg, Durban and 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. He recently won a high level science debate in which he was able to prove that the current migraine diagnosis and classification is not based on data. Tertiary Education - Dr Shevel holds both Dental and Medical degrees, and practises as a specialist Maxillo-facial and Oral Surgeon. Follow the Headache Clinic on Twitter@HeadacheClinic.

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