A Brief Overview of Headaches and Migraine

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Headaches are a varied and common symptom of many conditions. In fact, about 15% of Australians are estimated to be taking medication for a headache at any given time.

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The term ‘headache’ refers to any pain in the head area. Headaches vary in severity, frequency and length. The pain may be sharp, throbbing or dull, with gradual or sudden onset, and may last from less than an hour to several days.


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23 Mar 2020
It was​ good learning about headaches and migraines.
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12 Apr 2023
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A brief but comprehensive discussion on headaches types and causes
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Pain management
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12 Apr 2023
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very good short article
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23 Aug 2021
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12 Apr 2023
This was a great review of “headaches”
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23 Apr 2020
Great resource
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03 Jun 2023
Excellent and helpful information
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