Can primary headache awaken people from sleep

Can primary headache awaken people from sleep?

Can headache be present upon awakening in the morning ?

Yes, often with migraine, Cluster Headaches, tension type, paroxysmal hemicranias, and hypnic headache.

Exploding head syndrome is a rare disorder where the person is awoken from sleep by a sensation of a momentary loud noise in the head lasting a few seconds without headaches (several reports of associated migraines), and 10% of these patients describe an associated flash of light.

This disorder may occur at any age but is more common in those over the age of 50 years.


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