Caffeine-Induced Headache in Children and Adolescents

  title={Caffeine-Induced Headache in Children and Adolescents},
  author={R. Hering-Hanit and N. Gadoth},
  pages={332 - 335}
  • R. Hering-Hanit, N. Gadoth
  • Published 2003
  • Medicine
  • Cephalalgia
  • Caffeine is the most widely used behaviourally active substance. Excessive caffeine consumption, mostly in the form of coffee and tea, is a well-recognized cause of headache or migraine, and withdrawal can cause headache. Nevertheless, caffeine abuse headache is not listed as a separate category in the International Headache Society classification, 1988. We report our experience with children and adolescents with daily or near-daily headache and excessive consumption of caffeine in the form of… CONTINUE READING
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