A headache is a pain in any region of the head including the top of the neck. The form of pain might be dull, sharp, throbbing, continuous, or intermittent.
The symptoms of headaches vary according to the area, type, and causing factor of the headache, and the only common symptom is pain.
Below we shed some light on the common types of headache:
Tension headaches are the most common type of headache among young adults. It causes mild to moderate pain which feels like a light band around the forehead, might be felt behind the eyes and in the head and neck region as well.
A migraine headache can be felt on one side of the head as a moderate or severe throbbing pain.
It is characterized by a series of short but very painful headache episodes every day for weeks or months at a specific time of the year, that’s why people often mistake seasonal allergies and cluster headaches.
The allergy itself does not cause headaches.
But they can make sinus congestion which leads to pressure, pain, and infection which in turn leads to headaches.
Fluctuation and imbalance in Hormones like estrogen may cause headaches, or influence the severity of chronic ones.
Also called Medication overuse headaches, it’s caused by frequent and excessive use of analgesics to treat already progressing headache attacks.
This headache occurs on both sides of the head in a pulsating manner and worsens with any activity, it is caused by high blood pressure.
Post-traumatic headaches feel like migraine and range from moderate to severe, it happens because of the muscle tensing the continues during the injury.
It is a moderate to severe throbbing pain, felt across the entire head or just on one side. Starts during or after hard physical exercise.
If the headache is associated with loss of vision or uncontrolled vomiting or with fever and a stiff neck or if your headache persists more than 72 hours, in such cases you should seek immediate medical attention.
ILAJAK Medical© | A passion for care
In the Best Medical Centers
Please fill the form below and describe your condition, We will contact you back