- Q What are cluster headaches?
Dr. Mehmet Oz, CardiologyThe pain of a cluster headache is often described as an ice pick in the head because of its concentrated stabbing feeling. The name comes from the fact that the headache occurs in a cluster of days over several weeks. The pain is often... Full Answer
- Q What are secondary headaches?
A secondary headache arises from an underlying illness or injury. For instance, a blow to the head can cause internal bleeding, which increases pressure in the brain, which results in an intense headache. Because they can be an indicator of a serious... Full Answer
- Q What is a post-traumatic headache?
Dr. Egilius Spierings, NeurologyPost-traumatic headache develops after a head or neck injury, generally from relatively minor events that don't cause a loss of consciousness. Such injuries often cause daily headaches, but they may also share characteristics with migraine.... Full Answer