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Exploring the secondary Headache

By on 9 July 2023 0 Comments • Tags: #secondaryheadache

Based on the International Classification of Headache Disorders, there are two main types of headaches: primary and secondary headaches. Primary headaches are the most common and include the following subtypes: Tension-type headache: accounting for 69% of primary headaches. Migraine: representing 16% of primary headaches. Idiopathic stabbing headache: making up 2% of primary headaches. Exertional headache: … Continue Reading

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Common Cause of Headache in Individuals over 50:Temporal Arteritis

By on 8 July 2023 0 Comments • Tags: #headache #temporalarteritis

Temporal (giant cell) arteritis is a common inflammatory disorder that primarily affects the arteries in the extracranial carotid circulation. It is more prevalent among elderly individuals, with an annual incidence of 77 per 100,000 people aged 50 and above. Onset of the condition typically occurs around the age of 70, and women constitute about 65% … Continue Reading