benign exertional headache

benign exertional headache

headache occurring with exertion or straining in the absence of any intracranial disease.

benign exertional headache

Neurology A headache evoked by running, lifting, coughing, sneezing, or bending.

be·nign ex·er·tion·al head·ache

(bĕ-nīn' eg-zĕr'shŭn-ăl hed'āk)
Headache occurring with exertion or straining in the absence of any intracranial disease.
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One category of benign exertional headache is an acute effort migraine.
Once other conditions are excluded with tests such as an MRI, these headaches are referred to as benign exertional headaches.

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