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Common headache types

CT scan

A CT scan is an imaging test that uses X-rays to produce detailed images of the inside of your body.

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Headache symptoms, treatments

There's no one-size-fits-all approach for headaches. If you're ready to learn more about specific types of headaches, start here.

Headache types

Do you get migraines, cluster headaches or tension headaches? Take a look to find out.

Headaches 101: Know your type

Headaches and hormones

Headaches are a fact of life for many women. Here's why — and what you can do about it.

High blood pressure (hypertension)

Uncontrolled high blood pressure can lead to various life-threatening conditions. But it's easily detected — and you can work with your doctor to control it.

Migraine

A migraine isn't an ordinary headache. In addition to severe head pain, it can cause nausea, vomiting, and extreme sensitivity to light and sound.

MRI

MRI uses a magnetic field and radio waves to create detailed images of the organs and tissues within your body.

Nasal congestion

Nasal congestion: Causes and when to see a doctor.

Red eye

Runny nose

Runny nose: What's causing your sniffles?

Stress and headaches: Stop the cycle

Stress symptoms

Aches and pains, irritability, and crying spells may have an unexpected source — stress. Recognize these and other signs and symptoms so that you can take action.

Toxoplasmosis

Toxoplasmosis is an infection caused by a parasite. It doesn't make most people ill, but infants and people with HIV/AIDS are at risk of complications.

Urinalysis

Urinalysis can be used to assess your overall health, detect a wide range of disorders, or monitor a medical condition or treatment.

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