What Causes On And Off Headaches?

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What is the most likely cause of occasional severe headaches?

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Stress and muscle tension account for the majority of headaches, although your diet can also contribute to headaches. Food such as caffeine , chocolate, cheeses, and nuts can cause headaches in some people. See headache and tension headache .

In some cases a severe headache may be a migraine. Symptoms...

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