Why Your Ponytail Gives You A Headache

The ponytail has long been a stylish and convenient hairdo. But it can also be a real pain. Studies have suggested that repeated ponytail wear can cause alopecia, and the style has been at the center of a few viralhair controversies (and humorous gaffes). In 2018, singer Ariana Grande confessed that her iconic high ponytail leaves her in “constant pain.” Grande’s […]

What to know about positional headaches

A positional headache is a type of headache that usually occurs when sitting or standing up and goes away fairly shortly after lying down. Positional headaches are also known as orthostatic, postural, and low pressure headaches. Leaks of cerebrospinal fluid (CSF) are often the cause of positional headaches, but several other conditions can cause them. These […]

5 Things You Should Know About Cluster Headaches

When people think about bad headaches, migraines usually come to mind. But migraine headache pain can’t touch the debilitating, extreme pain that comes with cluster headaches. “Cluster headaches are extremely rare, affecting only one in 1,000 people,” says headache and facial pain specialist Emad Estemalik, MD. “These severe headaches usually begin before age 30 and sufferers are almost […]

Can celery juice help beat headaches and migraines? An expert weighs in

Can celery juice help beat headaches and migraines? Image: iStock.Source:BodyAndSoul Celery is the latest veggie to join the superfood club. Said to cure everything from a hangover to arthritis, the unassuming low calorie vegetable is being juiced by those seeking to boost their health with a nutrient rich juice. One of the latest claims according to wellness blog […]

Propranolol Associated With Decreased Headache Frequency

Propranolol reduces the frequency, severity, and duration of headaches in patients with episodic migraine and tension-type headaches, according to a study published in PLoS One. In this systematic review and meta-analysis, researchers sought to assess the efficacy of β-blockers in preventing migraine and tension-type headache. A literature search including 3513 studies through August 21, 2018, was […]

What Is Tennis Elbow? Here’s How You Can Treat Tennis Elbow Naturally

Tennis elbow is a painful condition that generally affects the athletes, especially those that use their arms frequently and in repetitive ways, like tennis players and golfers. The common name for tennis elbow is lateral epicondylitis. The pain is generally around the elbow and forearm due to some injury. This causes damage to the joints […]

Swine flu claims 20 lives in 24 days in Punjab; highest number of positive cases from Patiala, Ludhiana

Twenty people have died of swine flu this year, almost double the 11 deaths reported in 2018, data with the Punjab health department shows. The highest number of positive cases for the respiratory disease has been reported from Patiala and Ludhiana with 20 from each district. Malwa is also the worst-hit in terms of deaths […]

With 6,700 cases and 226 deaths, spike in swine flu triggers health alarm

India has recorded an alarming spike in swine flu (H1N1) this year, with 6,701 cases and 226 deaths confirmed till February 3, compared to 798 cases and 68 deaths during the corresponding period in 2018. The sharpest spike was in the week ending February 3, which reported close to a third (2,101) of the total […]

Oscars 2019: Academy reverses plan to present four awards during the commercial break, will air all awards live

Decor for the 91th annual Academy Awards Governors Ball is displayed at the press preview at The Ray Dolby Ballroom at Hollywood & Highland Center on February 15, 2019 in Hollywood, California. (AFP) Bowing to a backlash that had threatened to engulf an already blunder-plagued Academy Awards, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences […]