Prognosis of Headache


About prognosis: The 'prognosis' of Headache usually refers to the likely outcome of Headache. The prognosis of Headache may include the duration of Headache, chances of complications of Headache, probable outcomes, prospects for recovery, recovery period for Headache, survival rates, death rates, and other outcome possibilities in the overall prognosis of Headache. Naturally, such forecast issues are by their nature unpredictable.

Prognosis of Headache: Depends on subtype and cause of headache; common headache usually harmless.
Prognosis for Headache: About 90 percent of chronic headache patients can be helped. 1
Complications: see complications of Headache

1. excerpt from NINDS Headache Information Page: NINDS

Last revision: Nov 3, 2003

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