Headache is the symptom of pain in the face, head, or neck. It can occur as a migraine, tension-type headache, or cluster headache. Frequent headaches can affect relationships and employment. There is also an increased risk of depression in those with severe headaches. Headaches can occur as a result of many conditions. There are a number of ...
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Cluster headache (CH) is a neurological disorder characterized by recurrent severe headaches on one side of the head, typically around the eye. There is often accompanying eye watering, nasal congestion, or swelling around the eye on the affected side.
Tension headache, also known as stress headache, is the most common type of primary headache.The pain can radiate from the lower back of the head, the neck, eyes or other muscle groups in the body typically affecting both sides of the head.
The second edition of the International Headache Classification (ICHD-2) defines more than 220 different types of headaches in three categories: Primary headaches, for example migraine, tension headache and cluster headache. Secondary headaches; Cranial neuralgias, central and primary facial pain and other headaches
This page is for adult patients. For pediatric patients, see: headache (peds) The majority of these have a benign cause, but serious causes can be devastating, and a thorough H&P with an eye toward "red flag" symptoms is important in ED evaluation. Horizontal rotation of the head at frequency of 2 rotations/second - exacerbation of pre-existing ...
Basilar-type migraine is a type of migraine with aura that causes headache usually in the occipital region of the brain with neurological symptoms that is believed to come from the brainstem, occipital cortex, and cerebellum and/or affects both hemispheres of the brain at the same time. Most people who have basilar-type migraine also experience ...
The International Classification of Headache Disorders (ICHD) is a detailed hierarchical classification of all headache-related disorders published by the International Headache Society. It is considered the official classification of headaches by the World Health Organization , and, in 1992, was incorporated into the 10th edition of their ...
Sexual headache is a type of headache that occur in the skull and neck during sexual activity, including masturbation or orgasm.These headaches are usually benign, but occasionally are caused by intracranial hemorrhage and cerebral infarction, especially if the pain is sudden and severe.
- Coital cephalalgia
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New daily persistent headache (NDPH) is a primary headache syndrome which can mimic chronic migraine and chronic tension-type headache.The headache is daily and unremitting from very soon after onset (within 3 days at most), usually in a person who does not have a history of a primary headache disorder.