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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Headache: Orgasms can relieve migraine pain or cluster headaches, according to a study published in the journal Cephalalgia.
Tolosa Hunt syndrome: critical literature review based on IHS 2004 criteria Cephalalgia 2006; 26:772-781.
gov/pubmed/8792038) study in Cephalalgia found that regular intake of magnesium reduced the frequency of migraine attacks by 41.
To the Editor: In a recent paper published in Cephalalgia, the official journal of the American Headache Society, Callaghan et al.
Lempert, "Vertigo and dizziness related to migraine: a diagnostic challenge," Cephalalgia, vol.
It is classified, along with cluster headache and paroxysmal hemicranias, as a trigeminal autonomic cephalalgia (TAC).
Cappabianca, "Tolosa-Hunt syndrome extending in the cerebello-pontine angle," Cephalalgia, vol.
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.
The global burden of headache: a documentation of headache prevalence and disability worldwide," Cephalalgia, vol.