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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3 cluster headaches each month experienced around four fewer attacks per week on average when using the device along with standard treatments like drugs, researchers reported in Cephalalgia in September.
Results from a Multicentre, Multinational Study (COMOESTAS Project)," which appeared in the journal, Cephalalgia 2014; 34:426-433.
Vitamins and paediatric migraine: riboflavin as a preventative medication: Cephalalgia.
A cluster headache is a trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia involving activation of the trigeminal-autonomic reflex, but its exact cause is still being debated.
A previously healthy 26-year-old man from northern Africa was admitted to our emergency department in Lyon, France, in November 2009, during the peak of influenza A(H1N1)pdm09 infection in France (1), because of cephalalgia, confusion, and lethargy.
The research findings were reported in Cephalalgia, the journal of the International Headache Society.
In TSHomas, hyperthyroidism and goiter are present; symptoms of cephalalgia, visual field defect and hypopituitarism can also be observed (1), (7).
Needling the pain and comforting the brain: Acupuncture in the treatment of chronic migraine Cephalalgia 2011;31:1507.
Now research published in the journal Cephalalgia, uses functional magnetic resonance imaging (fMRI) for the first time to suggest a neurological basis for these visual remedies.