Headache

In medicine a headache or cephalalgia is a symptom of a number of different conditions of the head. Some of the causes are benign while others are medical emergencies.
What is a Headache?

Headache is a common health complaint that affects millions of people in the UK. In the majority of cases, headache is not serious and can be easily treated with medication or lifestyle changes such as reducing stress or ensuring a good level of hydration.

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Getting adequate sleep may help teens with migraines

Getting adequate sleep may help teens with migraines

FDA expands approved indication for influenza treatment to include post-exposure prevention

FDA expands approved indication for influenza treatment to include post-exposure prevention

Mildly symptomatic COVID-19 patients may be contagious for longer than previously thought

Mildly symptomatic COVID-19 patients may be contagious for longer than previously thought

Nasal dryness could be an early warning sign of COVID-19

Nasal dryness could be an early warning sign of COVID-19

Swiss data shows COVID-19 three times more deadly than the flu

Swiss data shows COVID-19 three times more deadly than the flu

Experts highlight latest advancements in neurogenic classification and pain management

Experts highlight latest advancements in neurogenic classification and pain management

Children in Melbourne family developed COVID-19 immune response after exposure to virus

Children in Melbourne family developed COVID-19 immune response after exposure to virus

Hydrogen therapy may help severely ill COVID-19 patients

Hydrogen therapy may help severely ill COVID-19 patients

Parasite infection discovery could help develop treatments for neurological disorders

Parasite infection discovery could help develop treatments for neurological disorders

Heart rate data from wearable devices helps predict SARS-CoV-2 infection

Heart rate data from wearable devices helps predict SARS-CoV-2 infection

Chikungunya can infect central nervous system and impair cognitive, motor functions

Chikungunya can infect central nervous system and impair cognitive, motor functions

Study reveals seven “forms of disease” in COVID-19

Study reveals seven “forms of disease” in COVID-19

Drug used to control blood pressure may improve cancer patients’ response to immunotherapy

Drug used to control blood pressure may improve cancer patients’ response to immunotherapy

SARS-CoV-2 spike proteins can directly impact the blood-brain barrier

SARS-CoV-2 spike proteins can directly impact the blood-brain barrier

Study: Nearly 17% of recovered COVID-19  patients could still carry the virus

Study: Nearly 17% of recovered COVID-19 patients could still carry the virus

Study focuses on electroencephalogram abnormalities of the brain

Study focuses on electroencephalogram abnormalities of the brain

Researchers generate a transcriptomic map of the COVID brain

Researchers generate a transcriptomic map of the COVID brain

Startling high SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence in Veracruz, Mexico

Startling high SARS-CoV-2 seroprevalence in Veracruz, Mexico

Preventive antimalarial treatments drastically reduce malaria infections among school children

Preventive antimalarial treatments drastically reduce malaria infections among school children

New model could help identify people at risk for long COVID

New model could help identify people at risk for long COVID