What's Freaking Me Out

A Stranger Diagnosed Me With Misaligned Eyes

I’ve had foggy vision, headaches, and jaw pain for years but it never occurred to me that it was because of my eyes. So I asked some experts.
Tracey Anne Duncan

Exactly What Happens to Your Body When You Catch the Flu

Most symptoms are actually caused by your immune system's response to the virus.
Laura Haynes

The Signs and Symptoms of a Brain Aneurysm

Every year, aneurysms burst in the brains of about 10 in 10,000 people.
Cindy Kuzma
You're Smarter Than That

How to Tell the Difference Between a Bad Headache and a Brain Tumor

Relax. It's probably not time to put your affairs in order just yet.
Joanne Spataro
Asking for a friend

I Hit My Head, How do I Know If It's Serious?

Although most head injuries are not severe and pass in a few hours, there are some serious cases where you're best off seeking emergency care. Here's how to assess the damage if you suffer a serious blow to the head.
Nick Keppler
head games

My Concussion Taught Me Everything We Don't Know About Concussions

My head is broken—and the system is, too
Ankita Rao
Asking for a friend

When Should I Stop Drinking to Avoid a Hangover?

It's way before they start playing Journey at the karaoke bar.
Kristen Dold
Holy Shit

Make Your Bed, Lie in it, and Listen to These New Grouper Tracks

Liz Harris returns with two tracks of unrelenting beauty.
Noisey Staff
Living With It

A Million Ways I Tried to Cure My Chronic Migraine

One woman's journey into the good, the bad, and the absurdly pricey remedies that promise to ease severe headache pain.
Helaina Hovitz
megg mogg and owl

'Headache,' Today's Comic by Simon Hanselmann

Megg's got a headache, Owl's never had one, and Werewolf Jones is littering the apartment with dirty needles.
Simon Hanselmann

Why Do Hangovers Start Hurting Way Worse in Our 20s?

A scientific explanation of why three wines is suddenly enough to ruin your life.
Matilda Whitworth
The VICE Guide to Right Now

This Guy's Headache Turned Out to be a Deadly Worm Lodged in His Brain

If the doctors had waited another 30 minutes to perform emergency surgery, he probably would've died.
Michael Cuby