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June 7 - 13 is National Headache Awareness Week (NHAW) this year. A host of educational events and programs are happening around the country throughout National Headache Awareness Week, which is sponsored by the National Headache Foundation (NHF). NHAW is meant to educate people about headache and Migraine causes, impact and help. Each year, 90% of all men and 95% of all women have at least one headache or Migraine. Despite many people having frequent and sometimes severe headaches and Migraines that affect their family, social and work life, most do not actively seek relief from their condition . Experts say the complacency is puzzling because relief is available, but begins with an understanding that headaches and Migraines are very personal. Four simple strategies can get sufferers on the right course to relief: • Realize that headaches matter, and take your headaches seriously; • Learn all you can – be a student of your own headaches;
hi. I m 25 years old male. I have headache for 6 month. I feel dizzy some times. Including vision problem such as blurred vision ,zigzag line, also have ear ache and ringing in my ear, tooth ache ,neck pain, chest pain, burning sensation on my tongue, numbness on hands, feel weakness and restless, difficulty fall in asleep, I have done CT and MRI of brain but all are normal. I am highly depressed and scared about my condition. What's wrong with me? I have gone to different neurologist and they told no abnormality in brain. I also done my CBC its also normal. Please reply me or suggest will be appreciated. Thank you. mr.
We can't tell you what's wrong with you. Nobody can tell you that via the Internet. We can share some information with you though.
Many of the symptoms you list fit various forms of Migraine with aura. Here's some information:
The National Headache Foundation (NHF) has designated the first week of June as
National Headache Awareness Week (NHAW). This year marks the 15th annual
observance of NHAW, and the observance falls on June 1 - 7.
NHF Executive Director Suzanne Simons commented,
"We are very happy to be recognizing the 15th annual National Headache
Awareness Week. Our theme this year points out the importance of empowering
sufferers to recognize that headache is treatable and they can take steps to
take control of their condition."
In observance of NHAW, the National Headache Foundation (NHF) is announcing a
series of events across the country in order to educate the public about types
of headache and their impact on daily living, as well as stressing the
importance of seeking an accurate diagnosis and appropriate treatments. This
year's National Headache Awareness Week takes place June 1-7, 2008. Nearly 21
million people were reached last year through this successful annual campa...
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