The term "headache" refers to head pain. There are several different types of headaches. The causes of a headache vary depending on the type of headache.
Picking a pain reliever: which one should you take?
Your local drugstore probably has an entire aisle (or at least half of one) devoted to nonprescription pain relievers, such as aspirin, Tylenol (acetaminophen), Advil (ibuprofen), and so on. But which one should you take to stop that headache?