Allergy Headaches Symptoms: Generalized headache; nasal congestion; watery eyes Precipitating Factors: Seasonal allergens, such as pollen, molds. Allergies to food are not usually a factor. Treatment: Antihistamine medication; topical, nasal cortisone related sprays; or desensitization injections Prevention: None Learn more about the relationship between allergies...

Primary or benign headaches are not due to an organic underlying condition. However, these common headaches are legitimate biological disorders, not psychological conditions. Science is rapidly progressing to better understand the cause of primary headaches. TENSION-TYPE HEADACHE Approximately 78% of adults experience a tension-type headache...

By Philip Bain, M.D. Wilkinson Medical Clinic Hartland, Wisconsin THE CASE RT is a 38-year-old female who visited her primary care physician for evaluation of frequent headaches. She began experiencing headaches at age 20, which she described as intermittent, moderately severe, throbbing headaches that lasted...

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