Headaches

Some articles on headaches, headache:

Hypnic Headache
... Hypnic headaches are benign primary headaches that affect the elderly, with the average age of onset being 63 ± 11 years ... They are moderate, throbbing, bilateral or unilateral headaches that wake the sufferer from sleep once or multiple times a night ... photophobia, phonophobia or autonomic symptoms associated with the headache ...
Ablative Brain Surgery - Uses - Cluster Headaches
... Cluster headaches occur in cyclical patterns or clusters — which gives the condition of its name ... Cluster headache is one of the most painful types of headache ... Cluster headache is sometimes called the "alarm clock headache" because it commonly awakens you in the middle of the night with intense pain in or around the eye on one side of your ...
Management Of Chronic Headaches
... Chronic headache, or chronic daily headache (CDH), is classified as experiencing fifteen or more days with a headache per month ... It is estimated that chronic headaches affect "4% to 5% of the general population" ... Chronic headaches consist of different sub-groups, primarily categorized as chronic tension-type headaches and chronic migraine headaches ...
Management Of Chronic Headaches - Treatments - Medicinal Treatments - Analgesic and Abortive Medications
... Also, abortive medications can be used to "stop a headache once it has begun" such drugs include ergotamine (Cafergot), triptans (Imitrex), and prednisone (Deltas ... of analgesics and abortive medications can actually lead to an increase in headaches ... The painkiller medicines help headaches temporarily, but as the "quick fix" wears off, headaches become more re-current and grow in intensity ...
NIH Classification Of Headaches
... The NIH classification of headaches consists of brief, relatively vague glossary-type definitions of a limited number of headaches ... It outlines five types of headache vascular, myogenic (muscle tension), cervicogenic, traction, and inflammatory ...

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