What causes it?
  • Muscular tension
  • Tiredness/exhaustion
  • Hypercalcaemia
  • Cancer in the brain
How to treat
  • Identifying and treating the cause of headaches, if possible, can help prevent or manage them
  • Treatment with pain relief

Tips to help prevent headaches

The following tips are based on the experience of health professionals and women themselves:

  • avoid bright lights and loud noises
  • lying with the head of the bed slightly elevated can help when the problem is due to cancer in the brain.