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  • Odd causes of headaches:
    1. celiac disease (GSE)
    2. temporal arteritis [LMC-03-5788]
    3. rebound headache (those who have regularly used aspirin, acetaminophen, and other pain meds for headache may get dull...often morning...headaches because their systems "want" some more drug. Lack of caffeine in a caffeine user can do the same).
    4. "shingles" (herpes zoster...VZV) with or without definite skin rash.
  • Migraine headaches: these become throbbing and and can manifest as temporary blind spots, loss of balance, or abdominal pain.
  • Tension headaches: Your headache primarily occurs in your forehead, temples or the back of your head and/or neck...continuous & not throbbing.
  • Hypertension headaches:
  • Brain tumor headaches:
    • cerebral tumors:
    • posterior compartment tumors
    • pituitary tumors: usually frontal or facial but can trigger "vascular type" headaches
  • Other:

References:

  1. National Headache Foundation website has much info.
 
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