What are headaches?

Also known as: head pain, cephalalgia

Any type of pain in the head, neck, and face can be classified as a headache. Headaches come in many different forms and vary in cause and severity. Some pass on their own in a short time, while others are severe and require treatment.

Reviewed by: Suzanne Hagler MD

This page was last updated on: 1/29/2019 3:21:13 PM

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