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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Second, we defined all sport related headaches as PEH according to ICHD-III; therefore, lack of categorization for other headache types classified in previous studies (cervicogenic, benign exertional headache and effort-induced migraine) is seen.
Angiographically demonstrated arterial spasm in a case of benign sexual headache and benign exertional headache. Aust N Z J Med.
The term for a headache occurring during physical activity is called "benign exertional headache." Although swimming headaches are rare, they are often described as sudden, severe, exploding, and pulsating.
One category of benign exertional headache is an acute effort migraine.

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