A recent study published in the Journal of Headache and Pain reported that adolescent girls consistently had more headaches than boys. In particular, girls experienced more moderate and severe intensity headaches. The study, which sampled students in grades 6-9, and high school sophomores also found that students living in a city had more frequent and intense headaches than teens living in a smaller town.
Interestingly, “peak” headache times were reported at noon, in the afternoon, and midweek, leading up to the weekend. The researchers gathered their data from diaries the students maintained during a 3-week period…… The Journal of Headache and Pain, Volume 13, Number 2