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Migraines & Other Types of Headaches. "My headache was so bad, I think I may have had a migraine.

Migraines & Other Types of Headaches

" Does this statement sound familiar? Some other types of headaches may sometimes be mistaken for migraines, and sometimes migraines can be regarded as a "bad ", not as a condition in its own right. Why are migraines often mistaken for other types of headache? Genuine migraine sufferers, or ‘migrainers’, know only too well that there can be differences, but as migraines and other types of headaches are all symptomised by a sharp pain in the head, it can be easy to ignore all of the other differences. To help you distinguish between them, in this article we'll examine some of the main differences between migraines, and those other types of : cluster, and tension type headaches.

Baby Teething Pain, Symptoms. It’s a wonderful moment when you see your baby’s first tiny white tooth but it isn’t always a smooth journey as new teeth can also cause a lot of discomfort as they push their way through sore, red gums.

Baby Teething Pain, Symptoms

This is called teething. Teething can sometimes be quite a stressful process as there are no set rules on when the right time to start teething is and all babies experience it in different ways. This is why it’s important to learn how to spot the signs of teething and know what you can do to ease their pain. Your baby’s first teeth start to develop while they are still in the womb however they usually appear after around 6 months. Ear Infection, Earache in Kids.

Earaches and ear infections are surprisingly common in babies and young children, but can be quite a distressing experience if you’re not sure what’s wrong.

Ear Infection, Earache in Kids

It’s not always easy to spot the signs of an ear infection, but with a bit of knowledge you’ll understand why your child gets earaches and what you can do to help. Earaches can occur in the middle or outer ear. Middle ear earaches are most commonly caused by a bacterial or viral infection. Baby Teething Pain, Symptoms. Headaches in Children, Kids Migraines. Headaches are often regarded as something adults suffer from.

Headaches in Children, Kids Migraines

In fact, it’s more common in children than you’d think. According to studies, up to 8% of preschool children and up to 80% of teenagers experience headache at least once a month. The good news is that headaches, including migraines, tend to be much shorter in children than in adults. It’s worth learning some signs to recognise the symptoms of headache in your little one so that you can help them to feel better again. There are many different types of headaches and reasons as to why they occur. Cold or Flu - Causes, Symptoms & Treatment. Colds and flu are both illnesses caused by viruses.

Cold or Flu - Causes, Symptoms & Treatment

Through laboratory research, scientists have found three different viruses that can cause flu, but over 200 different viruses that can cause a cold - sometimes referred to as a ‘common cold’. How to tell the difference between cold and flu Without the help of scientific laboratory tests, it can sometimes be very difficult to tell if one is suffering from cold or flu. This is because, although their symptoms do have some differences, there are a lot of similarities too. So let's take a look at them: How Cold & Flu Affect Children. How does cold and flu affect children?

How Cold & Flu Affect Children

Adults typically suffer 2-4 colds each year, but our children may get as many as 7 to 10 colds during that time.[1] These viral infections are easily spread between children: In autumn and winter particularly, children may spend more time indoors or in schools or nurseries, often playing closely together and spreading cold viruses to each otherThe immune systems of children, particularly the very young, are not as developed as those of adults, so they can't fight off infections as well.

This makes them more susceptible to colds. Colds are usually not serious. However, there is a risk of complications when babies and the elderly have a cold, such as developing a bacterial chest infection. What Causes High Temperature in Children. When we talk about having ’a temperature’, we think of it as the skin feeling more than simply ’hot’.

What Causes High Temperature in Children

If your child's body-temperature is above 37.8°C, then it is classified as a fever. None of us like seeing our children in any distress, especially when they are as young as 3 or 4 years old. However, this temperature, and the associated fever, is a symptom of an illness and not an illness by itself.