Answers to Common Headache Questions

Premier Health providers answer frequently asked questions about headaches.

Are there other conditions besides the menstrual cycle that can cause migraines?

Dr. Richard Kim discusses other conditions that can cause migraines. Click play to watch the video or read the transcript.

Are there other conditions besides the menstrual cycle that can cause migraines?

So there are many migraine mimics or other disorders that can cause migraine-like headaches. Some common ones are brain tumors and brain aneurysms and tears in blood vessels. Dental issues can be a trigger or cause of headaches, and a trigger for migraines as well, such as TMJ disorders. Even a dental abcess or impacted tooth may be a trigger for a headache.

 

There are many migraine mimics or other disorders that can cause migraine-like headaches. Some common ones are brain tumors, brain aneurysms and tears in blood vessels. Dental issues, such as TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorders, can also be a trigger or cause of migraine headaches. Even a dental abscess or impacted tooth can trigger a headache.

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Source: Richard Kim, MD, The Clinical Neuroscience Institute; Aaron Block, MD, Franklin Family Practice

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