This section includes a broad range of senior specialists who all have different approaches to treating headaches. Among young adults headaches affect approximately 5% of men and 20% of women. For some people headaches are just a minor inconvenience but for many, they are a source of considerable distress and anxiety not least because they may herald serious illness such as migraines or brain tumours. For help and advice on what may be causing your headaches, and the best treatment for you, see what the medical specialists recommend.