Headaches & Migraines

Sinus Headaches

Sinus headaches are caused by swollen sinus cavities, creating pressure and pain over the cheeks and possible radiation to the oral cavity. Sinus headaches are the result of a bacterial or viral infection of the mucosa lining within the sinus cavities. Allergens may also trigger a sinus headache. Su ...

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Migraines (Vascular Headache)

Migraines are a chronic neurological variant of headaches, usually predicted by the sufferer through an onset know as aura. Not all migraine sufferers experience this aura, but all migraine sufferers will describe a one sided (the side may change) episodic attack characterised by head pain and other ...

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Hypertensive Headaches (Tension Headaches)

Hypertensive headaches are pulsating headaches emanating from the suboccipital muscles (muscles at the base of the skull), which for the most part occur early in the morning. They may last between 15 minutes to 3 hours. The pain is usually described as a “Hat Band” distribution, with dull or aching ...

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Cluster Headaches

Cluster headaches appear abruptly with sudden and severe stabbing pain behind and around the eye, including one side of the head. They are called cluster headaches due to the repeated short-lived nature of the attacks. They tend to range from one to three attacks per day over a one to two month peri ...

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Cervicogenic Headaches (Cervicogenic Cephalalgia)

Cervicogenic headaches are also known as neck headaches, and as the name implies are due to a problem in or around your neck. It may be a neck bone joint problem, due to trauma or poor posture, resulting in strains or muscular tension. In some cases it may even be the result of Temporomandibular Joi ...

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