Hormones are responsible for many headaches women experience, sometimes called 'menstrual migraines'.
Silent migraines are also known as migraine without headache, when a person has all the symptoms of a migraine, but not the headache. These migraine symptoms can include the aura warning signs before the migraine comes on.
Tension headaches are the most common type of headaches among adults. Read about its causes, symptoms, and treatments.
Cluster headaches usually happen up to three times a day, every day, and for weeks or months, The pain is often behind the eye on one side of the head and is more painful than migraine or other headaches,
In an abdominal migraine, pain is felt in the abdomen rather than the head. Abdominal migraines are rare in adults, but about 4% of all children with migraines experience abdominal migraines.
Migraine with aura is a type of migraine that has warning signs before the pain begins, called an aura.
Most headaches can be treated with over-the-counter remedies, and other measures such as reducing stress, resting and drinking enough fluids.
Although most headaches are nothing to worry about, in rare cases, they may be a sign of a more serious medical problem. This includes tumours or an aneurysm.
Smoking, and being in a smoky room, can trigger headaches for some people.
Experiencing stress can trigger headaches or migraine for some people. It may help to identify and manage the causes of stress to help prevent future headaches.
If migraines or headaches keep coming back, and affect your daily life, it may be time to seek medical advice.
The weather can trigger headaches or migraine for some people. High or low pressure changes are thought to affect the brain, along with increased humidity, temperatures and storms.
An aura is a warning sign some people experience before a migraine comes on. In migraine without aura, there is no warning.
Headaches aren't just an adult problem, with most teenagers and children getting at least one headache a year.
What you eat, when you eat, or sometimes not eating at all, or not eating enough can be triggers for headaches and migraines.
Sinus headaches cause a dull, throbbing pain in the upper half of the face, and are caused by sinus inflammation and infections.
If you are seeing a doctor about migraine or headache pain, it can be difficult to remember everything you want to find out during an appointment. Here are some questions you may want to ask.
As well as an intense headache, migraine can also cause vision problems, dizziness and the more extreme form of dizziness, called vertigo.
Treating a headache doesn't always need tablets. Some people find home remedies can help bring headache pain relief.
Read this article to learn about different medications used to treat migraines and headaches.
Get information about ocular migraines, headaches that are associated with temporary vision loss.
Taking exercise or having sex can cause headaches called exertional headaches for some people.
Here's information on finding help for migraines & headaches.
Painkillers are not the only way to help cope with recurring migraines or headaches. Some people find lifestyle changes and other practical measures help them keep a clear head.
Nausea or feeling sick is a common symptom accompanying a migraine or bad headache. It is estimated that around eight out of 10 people who have migraines experience nausea and five out of 10 have some vomiting with their migraines.
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