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Headaches - Causes and Risk Factors

Headaches - Diagnosis

​Consult your doctor if you experience these:

  • Frequent headaches that occur once or more a week
  • Taking painkillers more than once a week
  • Change in the pattern of a regular headache
  • Stiff neck or fever with headache
  • Headaches with dizziness, unsteady gait, slurred speech, weakness or numbness
  • Confusion and drowsiness
  • Headache that begins and persists after head injury
  • First or the worst headache in your life
  • Headache that begins after the age of 50
  • If you have a new headache and a history of cancer, autoimmune disease or Human Immunodeciency
    Virus (HIV)

Headaches - Preparing for surgery

Headaches - Post-surgery care

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