That headache you’re suffering can be a real pain in the neck…literally. Headaches are defined as a pain in the head or neck. But before you run to the medicine cabinet for an aspirin, you need to know what causes your headaches—especially if your headaches are a regular occurrence or you’ve recently suffered some physical trauma.
After the birth of her twins, Tracey Wilson was paralyzed on her left side and had difficulty speaking. Doctors told her she had had a stroke, and she would recover. The problem, however, endured for over two years. Finally, she was diagnosed correctly with a hemiplegic migraine — an extreme form called “status migrainous,” which lasts around the clock.1
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