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Is it normal for a 5yr old to have migraine headaches

My 5yr old nephew has been getting migraines, and we are all concerned, is it normal for someone that young to be experiencing migraines

Related Topics: Migraine, Headache

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Children can get migraines. In fact, many adults who have migraines now started having the debilitating headaches as children.

However it's important that you get a diagnosis from a health professional to determine if the headache pain your nephew is having is truely a migraine. 

Learn more about children and headache causes here:

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Take care!

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