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Do headaches run in the family?

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Headaches, especially migraines, tend to run in families. Most children and teens (90%) who have migraines have other family members who get them. When both parents have a history of migraines, there is a 70% chance that their child will also have them. If only one parent has a history of these headaches, the risk drops to 25%-50%.

From: Headache Basics WebMD Medical Reference

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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

National Headache Foundation.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on September 7, 2018

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National Institute of Neurological Disorders and Stroke.

National Headache Foundation.

Reviewed by Jennifer Robinson on September 7, 2018

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