Headache

Treatment of a headache depends on the underlying cause, but commonly involves pain killers. ==Cause== There are more than 200 types of headaches. Some are harmless and some are life-threatening. The description of the headache and findings on neurological examination, determine whether additional tests are needed and what treatment is best. ===Pr...
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Headache

• (n.) Pain in the head; cephalalgia.
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headache

(hed┬┤āk″) pain in the head; see also migraine. One of the most common ailments of humans, it is a symptom rather than a disorder in itself; it accompanies many diseases and conditions, including emotional distress. Although recurring headache may be an early sign of serious organic disease, relatively f...
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Headache

[game] Headache is a board game similar to Trouble in which the object is to land a playing piece on top of all opponents` pieces (known as `cones`). The game is distinct from Trouble in that there is no finish the player must reach. Play moves in circles, until only one player has cones remaining on the board, being declared the winner. Al...
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Headache

[journal] Headache ({ISSN|0017-8748}) is a medical journal. ...
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Headache

Head'ache` (hĕd'āk`) noun Pain in the head; cephalalgia. ' Headaches and shivering fits.' Macaulay.
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Headache

A pain in the head with the pain being above the eyes or the ears, behind the head (occipital), or in the back of the upper neck. Headache, like chest pain or back ache, has many causes.
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Headache

A pain in the head with the pain being above the eyes or the ears, behind the head (occipital), or i
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Headache

Our Headache Main Article provides a comprehensive look at the who, what, when and how of Headache Headache: A pain in the head with the pain being above the eyes or the ears, behind the head (occipital), or in the back of the upper neck. Headache, like chest pain or back ache, has many causes. All headaches are considered primary headaches or seco...
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headache

Pain felt within the skull. Most headaches are caused by stress or tension, but some may be symptoms of brain or systemic disease, including fever. Chronic daily headache may be caused by painkiller misuse, according to the European Headache Foundation in 1996. People who take daily analgesics to treat chronic headaches may actually be causing the ...
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headache

Pain in various parts of the head, not confined to the area of distribution of any nerve. ... See: cephalodynia. ... Synonym: cephalalgia, cephalea, cerebralgia, encephalalgia, encephalodynia. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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headache

pain in various parts of the head. Headaches affect nearly everyone at some time in their life, recurrent headaches approximately 10 percent of ... [3 related articles]
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headache

The common symptom of an ache or pain affecting the head or neck, with many possible causes including fever, emotional tension (with spasm of neck muscles), or nasal sinus infection. Migraine, due to abnormal reactivity of blood vessels, is typified by zigzag or flashing visual sensations or tingl...
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headache

Type: Term Pronunciation: hed′āk Definitions: 1. Pain in various parts of the head, not confined to the area of distribution of any nerve. Synonyms: cephalalgia, encephalalgia, encephalodynia
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headache

[n] - pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs
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