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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CDC monitoring over 200 individuals possibly exposed to monkeypox

CDC monitoring over 200 individuals possibly exposed to monkeypox

Investigational antipsychotic treatment offers sustained benefits for people with dementia-related psychosis

Investigational antipsychotic treatment offers sustained benefits for people with dementia-related psychosis

Study associates feelings of discrimination and low status with long COVID-19 symptoms

Study associates feelings of discrimination and low status with long COVID-19 symptoms

New study disproves suspicion that dengue raises risk of zika-related microcephaly

New study disproves suspicion that dengue raises risk of zika-related microcephaly

Study examines asymptomatic, presymptomatic and symptomatic transmission dynamics of SARS-CoV-2

Study examines asymptomatic, presymptomatic and symptomatic transmission dynamics of SARS-CoV-2

New analysis finds muscle relaxant drugs to be largely ineffective for low back pain

New analysis finds muscle relaxant drugs to be largely ineffective for low back pain

Women at higher risk of post-COVID-19 syndrome

Women at higher risk of post-COVID-19 syndrome

Study explores the prevalence of long COVID in England

Study explores the prevalence of long COVID in England

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine demonstrates ~90% efficacy against SARS-CoV-2

Novavax COVID-19 vaccine demonstrates ~90% efficacy against SARS-CoV-2

Dietary alteration of certain fatty acids can reduce severity of headaches

Dietary alteration of certain fatty acids can reduce severity of headaches

The use of flavonoids as antiviral agents against SARS-CoV-2

The use of flavonoids as antiviral agents against SARS-CoV-2

High omega 3 diet associated with reduction of headaches

High omega 3 diet associated with reduction of headaches

Expanding covid-19 symptom list could help improve the UK’s pandemic response

Expanding covid-19 symptom list could help improve the UK’s pandemic response

What's behind COVID-19 vaccine side effects?

What's behind COVID-19 vaccine side effects?

An oral pill for COVID-19? Molnupiravir shows promise

An oral pill for COVID-19? Molnupiravir shows promise

Study offers a very hopeful message for individuals struggling with migraines

Study offers a very hopeful message for individuals struggling with migraines

Long COVID has low prevalence in school-age children, UK study suggests

Long COVID has low prevalence in school-age children, UK study suggests

Vaccine side effects should be viewed as a sign of efficacy, say immunologists

Vaccine side effects should be viewed as a sign of efficacy, say immunologists

Benefits of COVID-19 vaccination outweigh the complications, long-term effects of the disease

Benefits of COVID-19 vaccination outweigh the complications, long-term effects of the disease

New consensus statement on sport-related concussion aims to help doctors provide optimal medical care

New consensus statement on sport-related concussion aims to help doctors provide optimal medical care