14 Types of Headaches and How to Treat Them

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Early morning headaches

If you’re waking up in pain, there are several possible culprits. Migraines are more likely to happen in the morning, or medication may be waning in your body as you sleep, which causes a rebound headache, Dr. Goadsby says.

Sleep apnea sufferers may also be more prone to headaches early in the day, as are those with dental headaches.

Finally—and this one is the least likely, so relax all of you hypochondriacs out there—it could be a symptom of a brain tumor, Dr. Goadsby says.

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