Health Tip: When Your Child Has a Headache09/30/11
(HealthDay News) -- Children are thought to be no less prone
than adults to dull or throbbing pains of the head.
The Nemours Foundation mentions these common triggers of
headaches in children:
- Getting insufficient sleep, or rapidly changing the patterns of
- Missing meals or becoming dehydrated.
- Taking certain medications.
- Being under stress.
- Experiencing hormonal changes.
- Spending too much time in front of the TV or computer.
- Receiving a mild head injury or having an infection.
- Spending a long time riding in the car.
- Inhaling strong odors.
- Consuming caffeine.
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