10 tips for tension headache relief

Migraines can lead to both physical pain and emotional suffering. When migraines are unpredictable, frequent, or chronic, a sufferer may become frustrated, sad, angry, or depressed. When severe, migraines can affect one’s quality of life and lessen productivity in school and in the workplace.

Migraines, however, are treatable and preventable. Caring, supportive friends, family, coworkers and health care providers can help lessen the pain of migraine sufferers. People with migraines can also help themselves by learning about their headaches, building a good working relationship with their health care provider, and practicing personal self-care.

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