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My son is 11 yrs old he tell tht he HAve head pain early In the morning when he wokeup frm bed after 2 ,3 hrs later he feel ok his head pain inback side of his head and i took hi to a child specialist he told nothing is there nad give a Vitimins but still he is tellimg tht he is feling head pain so can anybody help wht sort of problem do he have i feel very worried abt his sickness ....Plzs can anybody suggest for me well solution

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replied September 18th, 2009
Headache and Migraines Answer A7284
Poor sleep patterns like sleep apnea or restless sleep can trigger a headache in the mornings. Your son could also be having ‘benign intracranial hypertension’ (BIH). This happens due to impaired CSF absorption.

A generalized throbbing headache usually feels worst in the morning and last thing at night. This headache is generally relieved on standing (consistent with raised intracranial pressure) like his improves when he gets up. It is then aggravated by straining, coughing, or a change in position, as your son suffers after 2-3 hours.

Sinusitis is another cause of morning headaches. It could also be a cluster headache, migraine, or a tension headache.

Please consult a neurologist regarding this. Hope this helps. Take care!

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