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What type of headache is triggered by crying. Throbbing headache. ?

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Dr. Joseph Bouvier
Pediatrics

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Depends on the location, duration, specific symptoms, medical history and many other factors.
However, both tension and migraine type headaches can be triggered by crying episodes that are associated with stress, depression and other negative emotions. Crying related to happiness does not cause muscle tension or hormone stimulation like that with negative emotions.

In brief: See below

Depends on the location, duration, specific symptoms, medical history and many other factors.
However, both tension and migraine type headaches can be triggered by crying episodes that are associated with stress, depression and other negative emotions. Crying related to happiness does not cause muscle tension or hormone stimulation like that with negative emotions.
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