Neurological Conditions

Types of Headache

The International Headache Society classifies 67 different types of headache into 13 categories. More broadly, headaches are classified in terms of primary and secondary causes, as well as cranial neuralgias, facial pain, and other causes. Primary headaches are headaches that occur with no underlying medical cause. The most common are: Tension headache Migraine Cluster headache

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Sources Of Information For Headache

American Headache Society Committee for Headache Education (ACHE) 19 Mantua Road Mt. Royal, NJ 08061 Tel: 1-856-423-0043 or 1-856-423-0043 Fax: 1-856-423-0082 American Pain Foundation 201 North Charles Street Suite 710 Baltimore, MD   21201-4111 Tel: 888-615-7246 Fax: 410-385-1832 Migraine Awareness Group: A National Understanding For Migraineurs (MAGNUM) Tel: (703) 349-1929

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Glossary: Headache

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Headache Clinics

What Is A Headache Clinic? A headache clinic is a facility staffed by specialists dedicated to the treatment of severe headache and migraine. The staff at a headache clinic typically includes psychologists, nutritionists, relaxation specialists, physicians, and support personnel. Headache clinics typically provide a range of services, including physical evaluation, diagnostic tests, and the development

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Alternative Remedies for Headaches

What are Alternative Remedies for Headaches? A variety of natural and home remedies for headaches are available. However, alternative therapies for headache, such as herbal remedies, are not regulated in the same way that drug therapies are. Their efficacy may not have been proven with scientific studies. Some people suggest, therefore, that any relief found

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