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The science of headaches

Book cover art
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We’ve all experienced head pain at one time or another. But have you ever wondered what’s causing the pain, or what might have triggered the onset of a headache? We talk with neurologist Amanda Ellison about her book Splitting: The Inside Story of Headaches. Ellison explains what headaches could reveal about our overall health, and practical advice on how to manage the pain and prevent future headaches.

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Mindy Todd is the host and producer of The Point on WCAI which examines critical issues for Cape Cod and the Islands. She brings more than 30 years of experience in radio and television to WCAI.