Dolor de cabeza

Los dolores de cabeza son causados, por lo general, por tensión muscular, problemas vasculares o por ambos. Las migrañas son de origen vascular y pueden ser precedidas por trastornos visuales, pérdida de la visión periférica y fatiga. La mayoría de los dolores de cabeza pueden aliviarse con medicamentos para el dolor que no requieren receta médica.Dolor de cabeza

Revision

Last reviewed 11/2/2012 by Luc Jasmin, MD, PhD, Department of Neurosurgery, Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Los Angeles and Department of Anatomy, University of California, San Francisco, CA. Review provided by VeriMed Healthcare Network. Also reviewed by A.D.A.M. Health Solutions, Ebix, Inc., Editorial Team: David Zieve, MD, MHA, David R. Eltz, and Stephanie Slon.

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