A tension headache can be short and episodic (lasting for about 30 minutes and occurring on 10 to 15 days every month) or chronic (a more severe version that lasts for a day or longer, and occurs more frequently). The onset of chronic tension headaches is usually preceded by the … Read More
What is an ocular migraine? If you're unfamiliar with the term, you might size it up pretty quickly as a severe headache centered in the area of your eyes. You would be partially right.
After all, the word “ocular” comes from the Late Latin word ocularis—literally “of the eye”—and dates … Read More
Some headaches come on gradually—the average tension headache, for example. Others—like ice pick headaches—are sudden and swift. A thunderclap headache can develop just as quickly as an ice pick headache, but—unlike ice pick headaches, which typically don't last longer than 10 seconds—a thunderclap headache can continue … Read More