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Types of Headaches

 Types of Headaches:Types of Headaches

Ocular headaches usually occur in the eyes, on both sides of the forehead, or on the back of the head. An eye specialist must be consulted for headaches caused by eye diseases. Sinusitis and Allergic Headaches: There are gaps in the bones of the face called sinuses.


What should be done for any type of headache?
Other types of headaches include sinusitis, cervical spondylosis, mastoiditis, glaucoma, stroke, headaches due to head injuries or brain tumors, post-concussion syndrome, and hemorrhage in the lining of the brain. For prevention and proper treatment of headaches, it is important to have a clear idea of what kind of headaches the sufferer is suffering from.


Eye Problem Headache: This is one of the secondary causes of headaches. About 5 percent of headaches are caused by eye diseases. Headaches can occur if the eyesight is disturbed. Doing any fine work for a long time, studying or sewing for a long time, looking at the screen of the TV, mobile or computer can cause headaches. In addition, any eye disease, such as glaucoma, cornea or inflammation of the cornea, retrobulbar neuritis, etc. can also cause headaches. Ocular headaches usually occur in the eyes, on both sides of the forehead, or on the back of the head. An eye specialist must be consulted for headaches caused by eye diseases.

 

Sinusitis and Allergic Headaches: There are gaps in the bones of the face called sinuses. There is such a space behind the eyes and on both sides of the nasal bone. People with chronic or seasonal allergies, especially those with a runny nose and inflammation of the sinuses. As a result, in sinusitis, the air gets trapped in the sinuses and headaches start. This headache occurs on the forehead or on both sides of the cheeks or behind the eyes and is accompanied by a slight fever, sneezing, coughing, etc.

There are many similarities between migraine and sinusitis headaches. Antibiotics, as well as antihistamines, work well for allergic and sinusitis headaches. Nasal decongestant sprays or drops can also be used. In addition, if you take a bath with hot water or take steam through the nose with hot water in the tub is quite comfortable. If you have a severe headache, you can soak a piece of cloth in hot water and apply it on the forehead, eyes, or on both sides of the nose.


Hormone-related headaches: In women, estrogen and progesterone levels change during menstruation, pregnancy, and menopause. Then there may be mood swings, irritable moods, and even headaches. This type of headache can be severe just before menstruation, during or immediately after menstruation, or during ovulation. This is why in many cases it is called menstrual migraine. In addition, for those who are already suffering from migraines, such headaches can become more severe. Many people also get headaches due to the difference in the number of hormones after taking birth control pills. Naproxen can be used to treat such headaches, as well as hormone replacement therapy. In addition, ensuring tension-free daily life, adequate sleep, and drinking water can also play a very helpful role.


Rebound headaches: If a person takes headache medication regularly for a long time, he may get a rebound headache. Especially those who have migraines; If they take migraine medication for a long time, they are more likely to have this type of headache. However, if the pain medication is reduced, the pain usually decreases, but if the pain medication is taken again, the headache occurs again. In this case, there is usually a headache almost every day, especially when walking in the morning, the intensity of the pain is felt more. As well as nausea, apathy, irritable mood, restlessness, inattention, etc. are also observed. Get enough sleep to prevent rebound headaches. Medications that because headaches should be avoided. You need to get regular nutrition and exercise. As well as avoiding stress and smoking, one should also be vigilant in preventing obesity.


Work-related headaches: Headaches may occur after strenuous physical activity or during or before mating. This is called exacerbation headache. This type of pain is usually caused by an increase in blood pressure in the brain due to intense excision. The pain is not very intense and heals in a short time. However, if there is a sudden severe headache after work or during physical intercourse and there are also symptoms like nausea, cramps, fainting, etc. However, you must seek medical attention. This is because the pain is exacerbated by aneurysms or malformations of the blood vessels in the brain, which can often lead to stroke and even death.


Hypertensive headaches: Hypertensive headaches usually start on both sides of the head and cause a tingling sensation in front of the forehead and dizziness. In some cases, the neck is not relieved from this pain. This type of pain starts when the blood pressure suddenly rises above the danger level. Hypertensive headaches also increase with daily activities and when the head is tilted. Symptoms may include changes in vision, tingling in the hands and feet, chest pain, shortness of breath, and nosebleeds. The incidence of this pain is higher in elderly patients. Seek medical advice immediately without neglecting hypertensive headaches. When blood pressure becomes normal, such headaches also subside.


Whatever the cause of the headache, if we take the right steps in time and follow the necessary health message, we will be able to get rid of this problem on a daily basis. However, if it gets out of control, you must consult a doctor.

 

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