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Medical Dictionary Definitions A - Z - «H»:

  1. Headache, chronic daily Headache, chronic daily
    Headache, chronic daily: See: Chronic daily headache....
  2. Headache, cluster Headache, cluster
    Headache, cluster: A distinctive syndrome of headaches, also known as migrainous neuralgia. There are two main clinical patterns of cluster headache -- the episodic and the chronic: Episodic: This is the most common pattern of cluster headache. It is characterized by 1-3 short attacks of pain arou...
  3. Headache, febrile Headache, febrile
    Headache, febrile: A headache associated with fever. Because this can sometimes indicate inflammation of the brain, as in encephalitis, see your doctor immediately if you experience this type of headache....
  4. Headache, Hogwarts Headache, Hogwarts
    Headache, Hogwarts: See: Hogwarts headache....
  5. Headache, hypnic Headache, hypnic
    Headache, hypnic: See: Hypnic headache....
  6. Headache, migraine Headache, migraine
    Headache, migraine: See migraine headache....
  7. Headache, rebound Headache, rebound
    Headache, rebound: Headaches experienced by those who have taken ergotamine or analgesic medications for migraines or other health conditions, and who have built up a tolerance for these medications. Often the headache occurs right after the medication wears off. Treatment is by using the medic...
  8. Headache, sinus Headache, sinus
    Headache, sinus: See: Sinus headache....
  9. Headache, stress Headache, stress
    Headache, stress: See headache, tension....
  10. Headache, tension Headache, tension
    Headache, tension: A headache caused by contracting of the muscles in the back of the neck, on the scalp, and sometimes in the jaw. Tension headaches are usually related to stress. Treatment is via stress reduction, massage, and analgesic medication, such as aspirin (in adults only), acetaminop...
  11. Headache, thunderclap Headache, thunderclap
    Headache, thunderclap: A sudden and excruciatingly painful headache. Some doctors feel that in the absence of a known headache disorder, such as migraines, a thunderclap headache may sometimes signal a ruptured aneurysm in the brain. See your physician immediately if you experience this type of...
  12. Headache, vascular Headache, vascular
    Headache, vascular: A group of headaches felt to involve abnormal sensitivity of the blood vessels (arteries) in the brain to various triggers, resulting in rapid changes in the artery size due to spasm (constriction). Other arteries in the brain and scalp then open (dilate), and throbbing pain...
  13. Health Health
    Health: As officially defined by the World Health Organization, a state of complete physical, mental, and social well-being, not merely the absence of disease or infirmity....
  14. Health and Human Services Health and Human Services
    Health and Human Services : The United States government's principal agency for "protecting the health of all Americans and providing essential human services, especially for those who are least able to help themselves." Also known as DHHS and HHS. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services ...
  15. Health Care Finance Administration Health Care Finance Administration
    Health Care Finance Administration: See: HCFA....