Ever get a headache? Headache pain can range from dull to throbbing. If you’re getting headaches more often or if the pain is getting worse with each headache, your doctor can help you manage the pain. Here is information about the types of headaches, causes, and treatments.
The most common headaches for teens are tension-type headaches and migraines.
If you have headaches more than 15 days per month, see your doctor as soon as possible.
The good news is that only rarely are headaches caused by bad things like brain tumors.
If you are worried about your headaches—or if this problem begins to disrupt your school, home, or social life—see your doctor. Also call your doctor if you experience any of the following:
Whichever type of headache you get, and whatever the cause, your doctor can explain why you get headaches and how they can be controlled. Be sure to...