Tuesday, May 26, 2015

Ten Unusual Headaches

Life is full of headaches, literally. Most headaches are caused by a stressful day at work or because the kids have refused to listen to anything you have had to say. There are many different kinds of headaches and while most headaches are a harmless nuisance there may be a serious underlying cause, therefore all headaches should be taken seriously. Tension headaches and migraines are the most common type ofheadache, however there are ten other types of headache that are often deemed unusual.
A primary cough headache is a head pain brought on by coughing or other valsalva maneuvers. They are not brought on by prolonged physical exercise in an absence of any intracranial disorders. A primary cough headache is considered a rare condition. It accounts for 0.4% of all headaches. It is a sudden-onset headache and it lasts from one to thirty seconds. It tends to be bilateral and posterior. This headache happens only after fifty years of age and is more frequent in men.

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Ten Unusual Headaches

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