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Why do headaches wake me up in the night?

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Dr. Anhkiet Tran
Urgent Care 15 years experience
Depends: Sometimes, you have a headache, you go to sleep and wake up headache free. But if you wake up with a headache, either the headache is too severe for sleep to stop it or you develop a new headache during sleep. Headache is a form of pain so it can activate brain activities and wake you up.

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