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Headaches

Learn about headaches

Does your head hurt? Most people get headaches at least once in awhile, but not all headaches are the same. How you treat a headache depends on the type of headache you have. Our topics will tell you what you need to know about the different kinds of headaches and give you tips on how to treat and prevent them.

For more information, browse our headache topics or start with these:

  • Headaches
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Tension Headaches
  • Migraines: Finding and Avoiding Triggers
  • Headaches: Should I Take Medicine to Prevent Migraines?
  • Headaches: Managing a Headache
Health Topics
  • Acetaminophen
  • Aspirin for Pain, Fever, and Inflammation
  • Bites and Stings: Flu-Like Symptoms
  • Carole's Story: Taking Medicine Right Away to Stop a Migraine
  • Cluster Headaches
  • Feverfew for Migraines
  • Headache Diary
  • Headache Prevention: Posture and Body Mechanics
  • Headaches
  • Headaches in Children
  • Jerry's Story: Reducing Stress to Stop Tension Headaches
  • Medicines for Cluster Headaches
  • Migraine Headache Triggers
  • Migraine Headaches
  • Office Ergonomics
  • Tension Headache Triggers
  • Tension Headaches
  • Types of Headache
  • Types of Migraine Headaches
Medical Tests
  • Computed Tomography (CT) Scan of the Head and Face
  • Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRI) of the Head
Make a Wise Decision
  • Headaches: Should I Take Medicine to Prevent Migraines?
Take Action
  • Headaches: Finding and Avoiding Triggers
  • Headaches: Managing a Headache
  • Migraines: Finding and Avoiding Triggers

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