A project of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Office on Women's Health

Skip Navigation

Womens Health logo

Subscribe to health news headlines email updates.


Health Headlines

divider line
health day

Health Tip: Prevent Headaches in Teens

(HealthDay News) -- Headaches are common among teenagers, whose busy and irregular schedules can be a prime factor.

The American Academy of Pediatrics suggests how teens can help prevent headaches:

  • Get an appropriate amount of sleep each night.
  • Eat meals on a consistent schedule.
  • Get regular physical activity.
  • Figure out any pattern of behavior that seems to trigger your headaches. If possible, avoid those activities.

Return to top