Our approach to headache treatment for children includes a wide range of medical and non-medical options. First, we perform a thorough assessment to try to determine the cause of your child’s headaches. That information helps us create a personalized treatment plan tailored to your child’s specific needs.
We offer a wide variety of treatments that can help your child feel better and even prevent many headaches. Treatment options may include cognitive behavioral therapy, nerve blocks and medications.
Children can experience different types of headaches, including:
- Tension headaches: Most common type of headache and often caused by stress.
- Migraines: Can start in early childhood and pain is often on one side of the head.
- Cluster headaches: Usually start after age 10 and more common in boys.
- Secondary headaches: Rare and usually caused by an illness or injury.
Childhood headaches may lead to issues with school and behavior or depression. These headaches can have a variety of causes, including:
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