Head Pain & Headaches

Head pain and/or headaches can have many differnet causes. There are a variety of differnet headache triggers including viral infections, stress, environmental conditions, genetic predisposition, and certain physical activities. There are over 150 different types of headaches that have unique causes and symptoms.

Individuals should seek emergency medical attention if they have an abrupt, severe headache, with symptoms like fever, stiff neck, mental confusion, seizures, double vision, numbness or trouble speaking. Headaches that occur from an injury or grow worse from coughing, straining or sudden movement might also require emergency care.

Source: Mayo Clinic, WebMD
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