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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
Close to 100 million Americans have chronic headaches. Nearly 40 million of them have migraines. And the majority of migraine sufferers are women. In fact, the World Health Organization suggests 20 percent of all women suffer from migraines (compared to only 8 percent of men). “Migraine is the [...]
By uclahealth • August 14, 2018