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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Researchers uncover crucial role of collateral blood vessels in stroke recovery

Researchers uncover crucial role of collateral blood vessels in stroke recovery

Study reveals how long COVID can affect brain function through vascular disruption

Study reveals how long COVID can affect brain function through vascular disruption

Identifying antiviral protein IFN-γ as a potential biomarker for Long COVID

Identifying antiviral protein IFN-γ as a potential biomarker for Long COVID

The correlation between adopting unhealthy dietary habits and migraine severity

The correlation between adopting unhealthy dietary habits and migraine severity

Study highlights an immunological mechanism underlying Long COVID

Study highlights an immunological mechanism underlying Long COVID

Study attributes West Nile virus expansion in Europe to climate change

Study attributes West Nile virus expansion in Europe to climate change

Black cumin: Ancient superseed with modern health benefits

Black cumin: Ancient superseed with modern health benefits

COVID-19's lasting impact on smell and brain health unveiled

COVID-19's lasting impact on smell and brain health unveiled

Blocking artery plus surgery offers hope for reducing reoperations in brain hematoma patients

Blocking artery plus surgery offers hope for reducing reoperations in brain hematoma patients

Prior Zika infection ups risk of severe dengue, study finds

Prior Zika infection ups risk of severe dengue, study finds

Long-COVID recovery insight: Fatigue and cognitive deficits improve over two years

Long-COVID recovery insight: Fatigue and cognitive deficits improve over two years

OMT could provide a viable, non-drug treatment for migraine headaches

OMT could provide a viable, non-drug treatment for migraine headaches

New scientific statement outlines recommendations for diagnosing, managing cerebral venous thrombosis

New scientific statement outlines recommendations for diagnosing, managing cerebral venous thrombosis

Study looks at ways to more accurately predict when migraine attack will occur

Study looks at ways to more accurately predict when migraine attack will occur

Migraine disability worsens with stigma, study reveals

Migraine disability worsens with stigma, study reveals

CGRP antagonists and dietary changes show promise for migraine treatment

CGRP antagonists and dietary changes show promise for migraine treatment

Nirmatrelvir treatment shows no link to reduced long-COVID risk, study reveals

Nirmatrelvir treatment shows no link to reduced long-COVID risk, study reveals

Study explores the causal links between emotional well-being and subjective health

Study explores the causal links between emotional well-being and subjective health

Migraine symptoms linked to retinal blood flow changes

Migraine symptoms linked to retinal blood flow changes

Paxlovid does not reduce long COVID risk in vaccinated individuals, study finds

Paxlovid does not reduce long COVID risk in vaccinated individuals, study finds