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Avoid Back to School Migraines – A Guide for Parents & Students

Back to school time can literally mean headaches for kids as they adjust from a relaxing summer vacation schedule to a more stringent daily routine. Everybody knows that going back to school can be stressful – different teachers, new friends, and a whole new set of responsibilities can overwhelm even the most confident of kids or teenagers. Parents should be aware that their children are at higher risk for developing headaches and migraines at the beginning of a new school...
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KIDS, MIGRAINES AND SCHOOL

It’s the beginning of a new school year and with it parents should be aware that their children are at higher risk for developing headaches and migraines
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Children’s Headaches Rarely Linked to Vision Problems – Ophthalmologists Agree

A common assumption is that headaches in children might be related to poor vision. Often times, children who complain of headaches (as well as visual issues) are referred to pediatric ophthalmologists.  It is estimated that 25% of pediatric patients who see an ophthalmologist for headaches meet the diagnostic criteria for migraine. The percentages were the same for male and female patients. In addition to head pain, during a migraine attack, some children may experience blurred vision, perception of jagged lines,...
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Headaches and Migraines Impair Attention And May Impact Learning

HEADACHES/MIGRAINES IMPAIR ATTENTION IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTS AND MAY NEGATIVELY IMPACT LEARNING It is difficult enough for children to perform academically at acceptable levels in school. The last thing they need is the pain of headaches and migraines to decrease their ability to pay attention and learn. However this is exactly what happens to them according to a study done in Milan, Italy and published in the journal “Headache”. The researchers compared 14 children who had migraines with aura, 29...
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