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Children's National Health System pediatric neurologist and headache specialist, Marc DiSabella, DO, discusses how parents can alleviate their children's headaches.
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A headache is pain or discomfort in the head or face area. Headaches can be single or recurrent in nature, and localized to one or more areas of the head and face.
Headaches are quite common in pregnancy. The most common are tension headaches and migraine headaches. Most headaches come and go, but others may be more bothersome or may be caused by other complications. It is important for women to consult their doctor about any headaches they may have before, during, or after pregnancy.
Did you know that more than 10 million American children between the ages of 5 and 17 experience chronic headaches? Pediatric neurologist and headache specialist, Marc DiSabella, DO, discusses how parents can alleviate their children's headaches.
The Headache Clinic is a specialized program in the Division of Neurology that evaluates and treats more than 2,000 patients annually.