Friday, September 30, 2011

Causes of Headaches in Children

Children Headache
Children are considered to be no less prone than adults to dull or throbbing pains of the head.

The Nemours Foundation suggests these common triggers of headaches in children:
  •  Getting insufficient sleep, or rapidly changing the patterns of sleep.
  •  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.
  •  Smoking.
  •  Consuming caffeine.
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