Hypnic headache (HH) is a rare primary headache disorder (primary headache disorders are those that cannot be attributed to another condition.) It's most identifying feature is that it only develops during sleep and wakes the sufferer.
The International Headache Society's International Classification of Headache Disorders, 2nd Edition (ICHD-II), is the "gold standard" for diagnosing and classifying headache disorders. Here are the description, diagnostic criteria, and symptoms of HH as...Read more
It's that time of the month again -- time for the May Headache and Migraine Disease Blog Carnival. This month's theme is Migraine and... Read more »
Full Question: My husband has had an array of medical issues since 2000. He has polycystic kidney disease for which he received a kidney... Read more »
Full Question: I have been having headaches for several years now. I am now 34 and a wife and mother of one. I get them at all different... Read more »
Don't let yourself get dehydrated, even a little... This is important all year, but especially in the summer. You may hear or see news reports... Read more »
June 7 - 13 is National Headache Awareness Week (NHAW) this year. A host of educational events and programs are happening around the country... Read more »