Headache Types

Headache Types

Rebound or Withdrawal Headache

LOCATION AND SYMPTOMS

Throbbing headache caused by rebound dilation of the blood vessels.

PRECIPITATING FACTORS

Overusing and then coming off medication such as ergotamine (which constricts the blood vessels) can actually lead to headache. Caffeine and nicotine have the same effect.

TREATMENT / PREVENTION

Avoid excess consumption.

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