Alternative medicine


Biofeedback is a technique in which you use your mind to control your body, possibly helping with relaxation and a variety of health conditions.


Cluster headache

Cluster headaches usually occur repeatedly on one side of your head and cause intense pain that feels like a stabbing sensation in your eye.

Risk factors


A migraine isn't an ordinary headache. In addition to severe head pain, it can cause nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound.


Abdominal pain

Find out what causes different types of abdominal pain.


Most headaches aren't caused by a serious illness, but some could be a sign of a life-threatening condition.

Nausea and vomiting

Runny nose

Runny nose: What's causing your sniffles?

Tests and diagnosis

CT scan

Lumbar puncture (spinal tap)


MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Treatments and drugs

Cognitive behavioral therapy

Cognitive behavioral therapy is one of the most common types of psychotherapy. It focuses on specific issues and goals to improve your life.

June 26, 2013