Headache Pain, Dentist Charlotte NC




A headache I pain in the head which can arise from many disorders or may be a disorder in and of itself. Headaches are divided into primary headaches and secondary headaches. There are three basic types of primary headaches: tension type (muscular contraction), migraine and cluster. Secondary headaches are caused by illness. Secondary headaches account for fewer than 10% of all headaches. Major causes of secondary headaches include:

  • Brain Tumors
  • Meningitis
  • Head Trauma
  • Temporal Arteritis
  • Stroke
  • Lumbar Puncture
  • Sinus Infections
  • Referred Pain
  • Idiopathic Intracranial Hypertension


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