Summer is winding down and it’s time to hit the books again.

Getting into those school routines can be a headache for parents and children. 

As it turns out, back-to-school headaches are becoming fa trend. 

Homework can be enough to give any kid a headache, but for 15-year-old Adria Hougtby, migraine flare up as soon as school begins in the fall. 

Last yer, she had one so awful it caused her to miss school for 10 straight days. 

Adria is not alone. Researchers at a children’s hospital in Columbus, Ohio said emergency department visits for headaches increase by more than a third after school starts in the fall. School children of all ages are affected. 

Boys tend to get them before puberty while headaches in girls often pop up at puberty and last into adulthood. 

Tension headaches and migraine are the two most common types of headaches seen by physicians. 

Migraine are less common, but can cause more severe symptoms such as nausea, vomiting and sensitivity to light and smell. 

According to experts, you can help kids avoid headaches by having them eat a healthy diet, get enough sleep and drink plenty of liquids. 

They said if headaches are intruding on the child’s daily routine, it is time to have them evaluated by their doctor. 

According to experts, avoiding caffeine and sports drinks, and getting enough exercise, can also play an important role in managing headaches. 

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