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Headaches

Almost everyone experiences headaches from time to time, and usually they're easily treated without a visit to the doctor. If, however, you experience sudden, severe headaches; persistent headaches; or a headache after suffering a blow to the head, you may need to seek medical treatment.

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  • Concussion

    A type of traumatic brain injury caused by a blow to the head or body, a fall, or another injury that jars or shakes the brain inside the skull.

  • Stroke

    Stroke occurs when a blood vessel in the brain is blocked or bursts. Brain damage can begin within minutes, so act quickly.

  • Transient Ischemic Attack

    When blood flow to part of the brain is blocked or reduced for a short time, often by a blood clot.

  • Brain Tumors

    A brain tumor is a mass of abnormal cells inside the brain. St. Luke's offers many treatment options including traditional surgery, chemotherapy, and beyond.