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long COVID - headache

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Conditions
long COVID
Symptoms

headache

Headache is pain in any region of the head. Headaches may occur on one or both sides of the head, be isolated to a certain location, radiate across the head from one point, or have a viselike quality.

Prevalence

27%

Relatively common

According to 44 peer-reviewed studies, approximately 27% of people diagnosed with long COVID have reported headache.

44 studies
0.1m participants

Peer-reviewed studies

18%
Aiyegbusi 2021J R Soc Med
Symptoms, complications and management of long COVID: a review
C
systematic review
5.5k
27
44%
Lopez-Leon 2021Sci Rep.
More than 50 long-term effects of COVID-19: a systematic review and meta-analysis
C
systematic review
48k
15

Treating headache

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Symptom Reports

3.5
6 people say this symptom is severe