Headaches

The affliction of a headache is no stranger to most of us, even outside the context of 'not tonight, dear' - Michelle Willens

Headaches

image by: Mislav Marohnić
     

HWN Recommends

Health Check: what causes headaches?

We all get headaches from time to time. In fact, nearly every second person in the world had a headache at least once in the past year. But these can feel very different, depending on which of the nearly 200 types of headache you have.

More than half (52%) of people will have a tension-type headache at some point in their life, around 18% will get a migraine and 4% will suffer from chronic daily headaches. These are the most common headache-related diagnoses. Although there are some variations globally, the figures seem remarkably consistent across populations.

Secondary headaches can be initiated by triggering factors such as medication overuse, medication side effects, neck…

read full article

Resources

Related Articles

Oh My Aching Head

Oh My Aching Head

Women are three times more likely to have migraines than men and 50% are more likely to be misdiagnosed. Cindy McCain decided to open up about her migraines because of the stigma attached to them, especially for women

Oh My Aching Head

Oh My Aching Head

Women are three times more likely to have migraines than men and 50% are more likely to be misdiagnosed. Cindy McCain decided to open up about her migraines because of the stigma attached to them, especially for women

Oh My Aching Head

Oh My Aching Head

Women are three times more likely to have migraines than men and 50% are more likely to be misdiagnosed. Cindy McCain decided to open up about her migraines because of the stigma attached to them, especially for women

Stay Connected

©2019 | HealthWorldNet, Inc. | 3965

Last Updated : Sunday, November 17, 2019