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Colleen Doherty, MD

Updated Articles and Resources

By Colleen Doherty, MD

    Updated Articles and Resources
    • Headache and Fever: Is This a Sign of Infection? Created: Friday, August 30, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014
      Headaches are common and usually nothing to worry about. But if you have a fever in addition to your headache, than it’s a good idea to talk with your healthcare provider this can be a potentially dangerous combination.
    • Headache from Swimming Created: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      Learn about headaches associated with swimming and wearing goggles and how you can prevent or treat them.
    • Chronic Migraine Impacts My Family Created: Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      Learn how chronic migraines can impact your family life.
    • Can an Antibody to CGRP Prevent My Migraines? Created: Tuesday, May 20, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      Learn about two preliminary studies on migraine prevention drugs that target CGRP, a protein found to be released during migraine attacks.
    • Migraine Friendly Recipes Created: Monday, May 20, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014
      An article that features three drink recipes containing ingredients that may help soothe migraines or at least avoid common migraine dietary triggers.
    • How Do I Treat My Pinched Nerve? Created: Wednesday, July 23, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Learn how you can treat headaches that are caused by a pinched nerve in your neck.
    • Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever Created: Thursday, July 24, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014
      Learn about a tick-borne illness Rocky Mountain Spotted Fever that causes a severe headache.
    • What is Pituitary Apoplexy? Created: Thursday, April 04, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Learn about a dangerous and rare headache known as pituitary apoplexy.
    • Do Storms Trigger Headaches? Created: Thursday, June 27, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      While many of us have outdoor plans for a summer weekend, rainy, cloudy weather can mean days inside with a glass of lemonade, movies, and books. This sounds relaxing and peaceful, but unfortunately, for some of us, storms can be a brutal trigger for a headache.
    • Marijuana for Migraines Created: Saturday, July 12, 2014 Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014
      Learn about the origin of marijuana and how it is used to prevent and abort migraines today.
    • I Have a Headache Everyday Created: Monday, April 21, 2014 Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014
      Learn the basics on chronic daily headaches including what they are, how your doctor diagnoses them, and how to treat them.
    • Cervicogenic Headache: "A Pain in the Neck" Created: Thursday, June 27, 2013 Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014
      Learn about cervicogenic headache, a disorder in which your headache is referred from the neck.
    • Headaches After Pregnancy Created: Friday, April 26, 2013 Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014
      Headaches after Pregnancy
    • What is a Whiplash Headache? Created: Sunday, July 06, 2014 Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014
      Learn about a post-whiplash injury headache and how to avoid and treat it.
    • Dealing With a Dehydration Headache Created: Sunday, March 25, 2012 Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014
      Ana article that addresses the common causes and prevention methods for dehydration headaches" itemprop="description"> Saturday, June 21, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Learn the basics of a facial pain disorder called trigeminal neuralgia, which causes severe, stabbing-like pain on one side of your face.
    • What is Rhinosinusitis? Created: Thursday, June 26, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Learn about the basics on rhinosinusitis, a common cause of facial pain and a medical condition that can commonly be mistaken for a migraine.
    • What is Photophobia? Created: Saturday, June 28, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Learn about what photophobia is and how it relates to migraines.
    • Do I Have a Sinus Infection or a Migraine? Created: Sunday, June 29, 2014 Updated: Tuesday, July 01, 2014
      Learn about whether your "sinus symptoms" are really a migraine.
    • Sneezing and Headache Created: Sunday, January 12, 2014 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Learn about the potential link or connection between migraines and rhinitis, a medical condition characterized by nasal congestion and sneezing.
    • Is A Pinched Nerve Causing Your Headache? Created: Thursday, April 04, 2013 Updated: Sunday, June 29, 2014
      Learn how a pinched nerve can cause a headache.
    • Going to the ER for A Migraine Created: Sunday, May 25, 2014 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      Compare three different intravenous migraine medications that you may receive in the emergency room if you suffer an acute, severe migraine attack
    • What It Could Mean If You Have a Headache and a Rash Created: Friday, May 30, 2014 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      Learn about a couple potential diagnoses if you have both a headache and a rash.
    • The Vicious Cycle of Migraines and Stress Created: Monday, June 23, 2014 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      Learn about the connection between stress and migraine attacks, especially how stress triggers migraines to occur 2 days later.
    • Migraine and "Hole in My Heart" Created: Sunday, May 11, 2014 Updated: Saturday, June 28, 2014
      Learn about the association between migraines and congenital heart defects like PFO and ASD.
    • FDA Approves Migraine Band Created: Saturday, March 15, 2014 Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014
      Learn about Cefaly, an FDA approved headband device that helps prevent migraines.
    • Headache Triggers Created: Sunday, May 31, 2009 Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014
      Headache triggers vary widely, and no one person experiences headaches the same way as another. There are very common triggers, however, and learning to anticipate problems before they start is a g...
    • Advil or Tylenol? Created: Sunday, January 19, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Learn about which over-the-counter medication is best for treating a tension-type headache: ibuprofen or tylenol.
    • How Can I Help My Child with Migraines? Created: Saturday, March 29, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Learn about treatment for chronic migraine in children. Here is a look into a study that combines medical with behavioral therapy.
    • Can Coughing Cause a Headache? Created: Thursday, May 16, 2013 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Learn more about what a primary cough headache is and how it is different from a migraine or tension headache.
    • Headache and Eye Problems Created: Monday, April 14, 2014 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Learn about medical conditions that cause both headache and eye problems like eye pain or loss of vision
    • Headache Symptoms Created: Thursday, August 28, 2008 Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014
      Headaches symptoms can vary greatly, being as unique as the headache sufferer. There are a number of very common symptoms, though that can help you determine which type of headache you are experien...

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