Vascular headaches

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Vascular headaches refer to a group of headache conditions such as migraine headaches, cluster headaches and toxic headaches.
Under this classification are usually headaches throbbing in character, pulsating and physical exertion increasing the pain.

  • All involve dilation or swelling of the blood vessels in the head and scalp.

Medically Reviewed by a doctor on 8 Jan 2018
Medical Author: Dr. med. Diana Hysi