Medical News Today: What is the difference between a headache and a migraine?

The term headache disorder encompasses a wide variety of nervous system conditions that cause painful symptoms in the head. Headache disorders include headaches and migraine. Most people experience a headache at one point in their lives. According to the World Health Organization (WHO), headache disorders affect an estimated 50 percent of adults around the world. Some people may have trouble differentiating between a migraine, which is a chronic condition, and a common headache. Migraine vs. headache Headaches and migraines are nervous system conditions that can cause pain in the head.…

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