cephalalgia


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ceph·al·al·gia

 (sĕf′ə-lăl′jə)
n.
Pain in the head; a headache.

cephalalgia

(ˌsɛfəˈlældʒɪə; -dʒə) or

cephalagra

n
(Pathology) a technical name for headache

cephalalgia

Medicine.1. a pain in the head.
2. a headache. Also called cephalgia, cephalodynia.
See also: Pain
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cephalalgia - pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugscephalalgia - pain in the head caused by dilation of cerebral arteries or muscle contractions or a reaction to drugs
ache, aching - a dull persistent (usually moderately intense) pain
cluster headache, histamine headache - a painful recurring headache associated with the release of histamine from cells
hemicrania, megrim, migraine, sick headache - a severe recurring vascular headache; occurs more frequently in women than men
sick headache - a headache accompanied by nausea
sinus headache - a headache resulting from congestion or infection in the paranasal sinuses
tension headache - a headache located at the back of the head; usually caused by body tension resulting from overwork or psychological stress
Translations
cefaleacefalgie

ceph·al·al·gia

n. cefalalgia, dolor de cabeza,
pop. jaqueca.
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Research published in journal Cephalalgia found sexual activity relieved the pain of migraines or cluster headaches, severe, one-sided recurring head pains, for up to a third of patients.
Table 2: International Headache Society, Cephalalgia 38(1), pp 1-211, copyright (d) 2018 by International Headache Society.
Cephalalgia. 1993 Aug;13(4):272-84; discussion 232.
TUESDAY, April 3, 2018 (HealthDay News) -- A noninvasive stimulation device may help prevent migraine attacks, according to a study published online March 4 in Cephalalgia.
[2] Headache Classification Committee of the International Headache Society (IHS), "The International Classification of Headache Disorders, 3rd edition (beta version)," Cephalalgia, vol.
Sternic, "Cluster headache: Is age of onset important for clinical presentation?" Cephalalgia, vol.
A (https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/8792038) study in Cephalalgia found that regular intake of magnesium reduced the frequency of migraine attacks by 41.6 percent.
Locke, "Headache and temporomandibular disorders: evidence for diagnostic and behavioural overlap," Cephalalgia, vol.
It is considered a trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia (TAC) along with trigeminal neuralgia, cluster headache, and paroxysmal hemicrania [2].
In 2014 an 18-year-old girl with MPS IV, coming from the southeast of Italy, was referred to our Pediatric Pain Service for chronic low back pain and cephalalgia, both interfering with sleep and daily activities and partially responding to pain-relieving drugs.