Headaches are a common problem. You frequently hear people saying they have a stress headache or a tension headache and now, during this time of increased stress, the complaints are even more.

Migraine headaches are a chronic, often lifelong condition. Eighteen percent of adult women and 6 percent of adult men have migraines.

Sally Robinson is a clinical professor of pediatrics at UTMB Children’s Hospital. This column isn’t intended to replace the advice of your child’s physician.

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