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Migraines & headaches overview

Migraines and other types of headache - such as tension headache and sinus headache - are painful and can rob you of quality of life. Migraines affect around 15% of adults in the UK. Migraine symptoms include a pounding headache, nausea, vomiting and light sensitivity. Headache remedies include various types of pain killers. Migraine treatments may also include anti-sickness drugs and medications to prevent or stop headaches.

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Headaches basics

According to the Migraine Action charity, migraines are the most common neurological condition in the developed world, and around one in seven people in the UK suffer from migraine. It’s estimated less than 2% of the population has never had a headache.

What types of headaches are there?

There are several types of headaches-150 diagnostic headache categories have been established!

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