Headaches usually are brief and can be caused by many things, including too little sleep, stress, or a concussion. Some headaches last longer and come with other symptoms. Very rarely, headaches can be a sign of something serious. Learn more about different types of headaches in children, and what parents can do to help. Dr. […]
By Dr. Nancy Shan, pediatric resident at CHOC Headache complaints can be bewildering and frightening to many parents. Most are caused by a benign (simple) problem or primary headache disorder. Very rarely are headaches a sign of a serious underlying condition. Headaches are more common in boys than girls under 7 years of age, but […]
Think only grown-ups get migraines? Think again. This painful neurological condition is also common among children. In fact, one in 20 children – or about 8 million children nationwide – experience migraine headaches. While migraines may be very painful, the good news is that kids can take steps to help prevent the ache. Dr. Sharief […]
Headaches in children are not uncommon. Learn what to do if your child has a headache and how to establish good habits that can help keep headaches at bay.