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  1. Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Headaches and Migraines

    If you suffer from headaches or migraines, these questions from the experts at WebMD may be helpful for your next visit to the doctor.

  2. Seeking Medical Care for a Migraine or Headache

    WebMD tells you when to seek medical care for your migraine headache.

  3. Your Child's Headache or Migraine

    Headaches and migraines are very common in children and adolescents. WebMD explains common causes and treatment options.

  4. Vertigo: Level 2 (Harder) Balance Exercises - Topic Overview

    Level 2 exercises for vertigo are a little harder than the level 1 exercises. For all of them,start out slowly and gradually try to do the exercise for a longer time or for more repetitions. When you first begin,it is important to have someone with you to help you if you feel you are going to fall. As you progress,you may be able to do some of the exercises on your own. If you are ...

  5. Vertigo: Level 1 (Easy) Balance Exercises - Topic Overview

    Level 1 exercises for vertigo are "beginner" exercises. In all of them,start out slowly and gradually try to do the exercise for a longer time or do more repetitions. When you first begin,it is important to have someone with you to help you if you feel you are going to fall. As you progress,you may be able to do some of the exercises on your own. If you are concerned about falling,always ...

  6. Vertigo: Senses That Help Your Balance and Position - Topic Overview

    Your brain uses the input from four sensory systems to help maintain balance and position in relation to your surroundings: Vision provides information about your position and motion in relationship to the rest of the world. This is an important part of the balance mechanism and often overrides information from the other balance-sensing systems. Sensory nerves in the joints allow the brain to ...

  7. Vertigo: Walking Exercises - Topic Overview

    Walking is a simple but powerful exercise for vertigo that can help your balance. Walking with greater balance will allow you to function better on your own,which in turn may lead to improved self-confidence. As you walk,you will also be working your muscles,which helps you keep muscle tone and may increase your strength. Because you are moving,there is an increased risk of falling. If ...

  8. 10 Questions to Ask Your Doctor About Migraines and Headaches

    WebMD provides you with a list of 10 important questions to ask your doctor about migraines and headaches. Print it out and take it with you to your next appointment.

  9. Occipital Neuralgia

    WebMD explains occipital neuralgia, a disorder that causes intense headache, including its symptoms, causes, diagnosis, and treatments.

  10. Preventive Migraine Medicine

    Should you take daily medicine to prevent the piercing pain of migraines? WebMD helps you consider the pros and cons.

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