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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A look at how coronavirus disease (COVID-19) affects Parkinson's

A look at how coronavirus disease (COVID-19) affects Parkinson's

Huge healthcare burden of post-COVID-19 symptoms likely, suggests new study

Huge healthcare burden of post-COVID-19 symptoms likely, suggests new study

Case study examines prescriptions and healthcare use in non-hospitalized COVID-19 recoverers

Case study examines prescriptions and healthcare use in non-hospitalized COVID-19 recoverers

Study reveals acute immunologic changes in children with long COVID

Study reveals acute immunologic changes in children with long COVID

Case study describes consequences of undetected SARS-CoV-2 infection during mRNA vaccination

Case study describes consequences of undetected SARS-CoV-2 infection during mRNA vaccination

FDA expands emergency use authorization for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

FDA expands emergency use authorization for Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 Vaccine

Cardiac complications found to be rare in college athletes who contracted COVID-19

Cardiac complications found to be rare in college athletes who contracted COVID-19

Study identifies most persistent neurological problems during long COVID-19

Study identifies most persistent neurological problems during long COVID-19

New model could help test vaccines against the deadly Strep A bacteria

New model could help test vaccines against the deadly Strep A bacteria

Study finds no evidence of increased risk for COVID-19 from aspirin/NSAID use

Study finds no evidence of increased risk for COVID-19 from aspirin/NSAID use

UIC researcher finds potential new way to treat chronic migraine

UIC researcher finds potential new way to treat chronic migraine

Emergency physicians use heparin alternative to treat vaccine-induced blood clot

Emergency physicians use heparin alternative to treat vaccine-induced blood clot

In Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta, millions face long drives to stroke care

In Appalachia and the Mississippi Delta, millions face long drives to stroke care

A new SARS-CoV-2 variant (HMN.19B) has been identified in France

A new SARS-CoV-2 variant (HMN.19B) has been identified in France

Study finds one-third of COVID-19 patients experience neurological symptoms

Study finds one-third of COVID-19 patients experience neurological symptoms

Guidance on diagnosis and management of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis after a COVID-19 vaccine

Guidance on diagnosis and management of cerebral venous sinus thrombosis after a COVID-19 vaccine

Review: One-third of children develop post-concussion mental health issues

Review: One-third of children develop post-concussion mental health issues

COVID-19 vaccination willingness in Australia hinges on public perception of health threat

COVID-19 vaccination willingness in Australia hinges on public perception of health threat

Risk factors for long COVID-19 in children

Risk factors for long COVID-19 in children

Safety and efficacy of Pfizer and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines even better than clinical trials predicted

Safety and efficacy of Pfizer and AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccines even better than clinical trials predicted