Uploaded on Sep 20, 2008
Headaches are very common—not just in adults, but in children, too. While there are some good treatments, children often suffer because their headaches go undiagnosed and untreated. In this interview, Dr. Jack Gladstein describes the causes, symptoms and treatments for children with migraine headaches, as well as the roles of stress, sleep and genetics on headaches.
Causes of headaches in children
Migraines are most common type
How children describe symptoms
Diagnosis of childrens headaches
How headaches affect life
Role of stress, lack of sleep and hunger
Do headaches run in families?
When to bring the child to a doctor
Effective treatments for migraines in children
Why early treatment is important
Side effects of headache medicines
Helping children manage stress
Do children outgrow headaches?
Dr. Gladstein is the head of the Pedicatric Headache Clinic at the University of Maryland Hospital for Children in Baltimore and an associate professor of pediatrics and neurology at the University of Maryland School of Medicine.
Headaches in Children (Part 1)
Headaches in Children (Part 2)
Maryland Pediatric Headache Clinic
Dr. Jack Gladstein
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