headaches in children

Headaches are one of the most common complaints in children and adolescents. By age 18, 90 percent of kids have experienced a headache. Before age 12, the incidence of headaches is equal among boys and girls. But after age 12, headaches are more common in girls.

What Causes Headaches in Kids?

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By uclahealth • May 15, 2019
  Children can suffer from headaches, just like adults do. More than 90 percent of children and teens will have experienced at least one headache by the time they turn 18 years old. We label child headaches as:
  • Primary headaches, which include tension headaches, migraines [...]
By uclahealth • October 1, 2018

Headaches vary in how they feel and how they affect us – some are mild and achy while others can be sharp and intense. When the pain from your headache feels unbearable, you may even wonder if it’s a migraine, the most severe type of headache.

According to the American Migraine [...]

By uclahealth • September 1, 2010