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Does Depression Make Your Head Ache?




 
Depression can be a debilitating disease. Marked by feelings of hopelessness, anxiety, irritability, loss or increase of appetite, sleeplessness or oversleeping, loss of energy, as well as a host of other symptoms, depression can interfere with your ability to work, study, nurture relationships and live a productive life. You might say that depression can be a real headache.

In fact, depression can be a real headache; many studies are showing a link between depression and migraines. Migraine headaches arenít your run-of-the-mill headaches. All headaches are painful, but migraines are severe headaches that can be accompanied by throbbing pain, nausea, sensitivity to sound and light and even difficulty with motor skills such as speech or movement. Migraines can last for a couple hours or go on for days. Though these splitting headaches might be enough to make you depressed, researchers arenít positive about the medical correlation between the two.

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1. Can I Qualify For Disability and Receive Benefits based on Depression?
2. Medical Documentation when you apply for disability with depression
3. How do you apply for disability if you have depression?

Though they have not uncovered a specific reason for the facts, many think the link may be biological. Several different studies show that those suffering from depression are more likely to develop migraines. Other reverse studies have proved the same: those with migraines are more likely to develop depression.

Those who take antidepressants may be in luck. It has been discovered that antidepressants are not only useful for depression, but are helpful for pain relief, including migraines. Fortunately, not everyone who suffers from one will develop the other.















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Information on the following topics can be found here: Social Security Disability Questions and in these subsections:

Frequently asked questions about getting Denied for Disability Benefits | FAQ on Disability Claim Representation | Info about Social Security Disability Approvals and Being Approved | FAQ on Social Security Disability SSI decisions | The SSD SSI Decision Process and what gets taken into consideration | Disability hearings before Judges | Medical exams for disability claims | Applying for Disability in various states | Selecting and hiring Disability Lawyers | Applying for Disability in North Carolina | Recent articles and answers to questions about SSD and SSI


These pages provide answers to basic questions about pursuing disability benefits

Getting a disability approval
How to appeal disability denial
Disability hearing results
Helpful tips for going to social security disability hearing
SSDI hearing decision
Denied social security disability now what
Social security disability appeal status
Social security disability appeal attorney fees
I was denied social security disability for the 2nd time
What happens after a disability hearing has been held
How long does a Social Security Disability judge have to make a ruling?
The Social Security Disability Blue book
How to get an SSDI reconsideration approved?
Conditions that get approved for disability
Social security disability back pay status
Denied social security disability appeal
What to say at a disability hearing
Filing for disability with fibromyalgia
Tips for applying for disability