Headache Fact Sheets

Learn about different types of headaches and associated symptoms, medications, and therapies.

Review Date: Friday, August 28, 2015

National Headache Foundation


Although cluster headaches are very painful, with the right treatment, most people cope very well. It is important that you work with your doctor to find the right treatment for you.

Review Date: Thursday, December 18, 2014

American Academy of Family Physicians

Oooh, Your Aching Head

This fact sheet provides a definition of a headache to children including what causes a headache, different types of headaches and how to prevent headaches.

Review Date: Thursday, February 14, 2013

The Nemours Foundation

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