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About Headaches

Common headache conditions are those associated with aching, deep drilling, or pounding pain in or around the head region.

To learn more about the most common types of headaches, please refer to the articles listed below, which take you to our Dartmouth-Hitchcock Healthwise® Health Encyclopedia website:

  • Headaches come in different types. Learn about the different kinds of headaches and get tips on how to treat and prevent them.
  • Cluster headaches are associated with brief, around the eye pain that occurs in cycles.
  • Migraine headaches are associated with severe, one-sided pain that may cause nausea.
  • Tension headaches are associated with milder, more diffuse pain and no nausea.
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