Risk factors for primary cough headaches include:

  • Age. Primary cough headaches most often affect people older than age 40.
  • Sex. Men are more prone to getting primary cough headaches.

Secondary cough headaches

Risk factors for secondary cough headaches include:

  • Being younger than age 40
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