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Children’s Headaches Rarely Linked to Vision Problems

Pediatric migraines often go undiagnosed because unlike adults, children cannot easily communicate to their parents or physicians just what type of symptoms they’re experiencing. In many cases crying, lack of focus and symptoms of depression are attributed to things other than the actual problem. Migraines may also be under-diagnosed by doctors, due to the prominence of non-headache symptoms and the shorter duration of an attack. While adults typically have one-sided headaches, children often experience pain on both sides of the...
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Avoid Back to School Migraines | 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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Headaches and Migraines Impair Attention & 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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