Headache & Pain
Headache in children: overview and treatment approaches
Childhood primary headaches are increasingly being recognized as a significant neurologic health problem. According to a study by the AMPP, the migraine prevalence in adolescents is 14%. Early diagnosis and an integrative treatment approach are essential to minimize the impact on a child's quality of life. Differentiating primary headaches from those caused by underlying, perhaps life-threatening pathology is critical to expedient establishment of appropriate treatment and, potentially, cure.
Aug. 22, 2021