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[Study] Link Between Children Migraine and Depression

HEADACHES IN CHILDREN SHOULD NOT  BE DISMISSED!  One out of 4 children will have complained of headache pain before the age of 15.  Parents often dismiss headache complaints by children, or merely address the problem with a painkiller and a nap, not knowing their child may be on a path to a lifetime of suffering migraines. Childhood migraines are often different than adult migraines. While adult migraines often last four hours or more, and settle on one side of the head, in a child,  a...
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Children’s Migraines – The Biggest, Baddest Bully

In society today, parents have so many things to worry about when it comes to their children. The behavior of other children is usually high on any parents’ concern list.  The stress caused to a child by a bully is unimaginable and it is difficult to ease their pain, and both emotional and physical stress. Now imagine helping your child cope with an unseen bully who strikes viciously without warning. Most parents would risk life and limb to protect their...
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Migraines and Behavior in Children

Migraines and Behavior in Children Is There a Link? By Colleen Doherty, MD It’s hard to imagine your child lying in a dark room with a cold, wet cloth over her head, trying to nap away her migraine. Yet this situation is not as uncommon as you may think. Migraines occur in about 11% of children, according to a study involving over 1,700 schoolchildren in Aberdeen, Scotland, and this number only increases during adolescence. As a parent, it’s important to...
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