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Throbbing pain. A dull ache. Sudden pain or “brain freeze” after eating ice cream. Pain on the top of the head. As one of the most common pain conditions experienced worldwide, headaches can range from mildly uncomfortable to debilitating.

Headaches often cause absenteeism from school or work. Those who experience frequent headaches may find that their mental health is impacted as well in the form of anxiety or depression.

The Main Types of Headaches

There are more than 150 types of headaches, which fall into two main categories: primary and secondary headaches.

Primary headaches

These headaches are those that aren’t due to another medical condition. The category includes

  • Cluster headaches
  • Migraine
  • New daily persistent headaches (NDPH)
  • Tension headaches

Secondary headaches

This type of headache is related to another condition, including

  • Head injury
  • High blood pressure (hypertension)
  • Infection
  • Medication overuse
  • Sinus congestion
  • Trauma
  • Tumor

How Chiropractic Can Help

Adjustments may be an effective care option for tension headaches and headaches that start in the neck.

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