Child Headaches Directory
Children get headaches and migraines just like adults. Causes of most child headaches include illness, cold, infection, or fever. If a headache worsens over time, you should see a doctor. More serious causes of child headaches could be depression, abscess, tumors, trauma, or bleeding in the brain. Common headaches are treated with medications and lifestyle changes. Follow the links below to find WebMD's comprehensive coverage about why kids get headaches or migraines, treatment options, prevention, and much more.
What You Should Do for Your Child’s Headaches
About 1 in 5 kids get headaches, including migraines. Learn how to treat them at home and when you need to see a doctor.
Abdominal Migraine: Symptoms, Causes, Treatment
Abdominal migraines usually happen to kids. They often have the same triggers as headaches. Learn more about what they are and what you can do about them.
Treatment of Migraine Headaches in Children
Ten percent of children get migraines, and an even higher percentage of teenagers have them. Here are tips for treatment.
Slideshows & Images
Slideshow: A Visual Guide to Migraine Headaches
Learn about the many different symptoms, triggers, and treatments for these severe headaches. Pictures show the visual problems (aura) and brain structures affected.
Slideshow: Surprising Headache and Migraine Triggers
What triggers headaches and migraines? WebMD shares some surprising causes of headaches,and tips to help you find relief.