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8 Types of Headaches—and How to Get Rid of Them

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One side of your head: Migraine

If the pain is located only on one side of your head (either the left or the right) and it feels like it’s throbbing or pulsating, it’s likely a migraine. And while there are more than a dozen reasons why you might suffer from migraines, there’s no question that they’re rough to get through. “This pain typically is severe and affects your functioning,” says Raissa Villanueva, MD, MPH, a neurologist at the University of Rochester Medical Center. It may also come with other debilitating symptoms like light and sound sensitivity. As for how to get rid of a headache in this instance, your best option is to stop what you’re doing and rest, she advises. If they’re frequent enough to affect your life, seek help from a doctor who may look into a preventative Rx.

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