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Discover The 5 Types of Headaches

by on Jun.19, 2010, under Uncategorized

headacheTreating headaches should not be in vain, because the types and causes vary. Because if not careful, one can instead choose drugs trigger other types of headaches.

Kind of a mild headache that most drugs can indeed heal with regular headaches. But there also must be followed by antibiotics, or even a supplement to maintain nerve function.

In order not wrong in choosing the drug, identify five types of headaches, as quoted from Health.com, the following.

1. Tension headache
Is a type of headache most common form of pain or soreness that is felt constantly around your temples and neck and head back. Not bad migraine, tension headache is not accompanied by nausea and vomiting and not too distracting activity. Drugs that are sold free powerful enough to handle, such as aspirin, ibuprofen, or acetaminophen.

Experts suspect that the cause of this type of headache is the contraction of neck and scalp that usually accompanies stress conditions. Can also be triggered by changes in chemical composition in the brain.

2. Cluster headache
Type of headache this one more in men than in women. Usually occurs suddenly in one group, with symptoms of severe pain on one side of the head. Sometimes accompanied by watery eyes, nasal congestion and runny snot on the same side of the head. Someone who experienced it would feel nervous, uncomfortable as in migraine sufferers.

The exact cause is unknown, but believed to be the interference with the genetic component. There is no drug that can effectively cure, but medications can reduce pain symptoms.

3. Sinus headache
Experiencing sinus inflammation due to infection can cause pain in the head. Usually accompanied by fever, and need to be checked with MRI or CT scan to determine changes in fluid composition, or with fiber optic to see any pus.

In addition to analgesics, antibiotics are also needed by patient this type of headache. if necessary, your doctor may prescribe allergy or lozenges.

4. Hadache rebounds
Do not indiscriminate use of pain medication, for excessive usage is one of the causes of headaches on this one. Rebound headache is a headache that continuesly, and sometimes even more severe every time treat.

One theory says, too many drugs cause the brain response to soaring and instead exacerbate headaches. Another theory said that, rebound headache is a drug withdrawal symptoms as feedback effects after drug levels in the blood thinner.

5. Migraine headache
Type the headaches are also prevalent this is a neurological disorder (nerve) and is defined by the following criteria:

1. Previously, he experienced headaches no fewer than five times
2. Lasts for four to 72 hours
3. Experienced two of the four following complaints: headaches, head throbbing, moderate to severe pain, can not perform routine activities
4. Accompanied by one of the following symptoms: nausea and or vomiting; be sensitive to sound and light.

Some claimed the-counter medicines can cope with migraine and maintain nerve function. However, to ensure there are no serious problems with the nervous system, should consult with your doctor to get a correct diagnosis.


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