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Are there different types of headaches?

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There are 150 different types of headaches. The most common ones include:

  • Tension headaches
  • Migraine headaches
  • Cluster headaches
  • Sinus headaches
  • Acute headaches
  • Hormone headaches
  • Chronic progressive headaches

SOURCES:

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

National Headache Foundation.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on September 14, 2020

SOURCES:

National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

National Headache Foundation.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on September 14, 2020

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