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Headaches have different causes and types..know and treat them

Many suffer from severe and frequent headaches without knowing the real reason behind it, and frequent headaches can affect a person’s life and cause him constant tension. According to medicalnewstoday, headaches can affect any part of the head, and the pain may be present in one or more places. Headaches can cause different types of pain.

There are different types of headaches, and each type has its own causes

secondary headache


 Secondary headaches may be caused by


Systemic conditions, such as infection


Giant cell arteritis


brain tumor

Secondary headaches can result from serious health problems

tension headache

This is a common form of primary headache. The pain usually develops gradually in the middle of the day

A person may feel:

Mild constant pain on both sides of the head

The pain spreads to and from the neck

Headaches may be due to tension

1: Episodic These episodes usually last a few hours, although they may last for several days

2: Time: includes tension headaches that occur 15 or more days per month for at least 3 months.


Migraine headaches may include throbbing and throbbing pain. It often occurs on one side of the head but may turn sides.

During an attack, a person may also experience dizziness

Sensory disturbances, such as changes in vision, known as aura

Sensitivity to light or sound

Nausea, possibly vomiting

Migraine is the second most common type of primary headache. It can greatly affect the quality of life

Headache caused by overuse of medication

Previously known as rebound headache, this occurs if a person uses medications to treat headaches too often

Cluster headache


These headaches usually last between 15 minutes and 3 hours, and may occur one to eight times a day.

Cluster headaches often include

Short but severe pain

Pain around one eye

Tearing or redness in the eye

drooping eyelid

stuffy or runny nose

Smaller pupil in one eye

face sweating

Rest is one of the most important treatments for headaches, and there are different treatment options, which are:

1: Over-the-counter pain relief medications, such as NSAIDs.

2: Medications prescribed for pain relief.

3: Preventive medications for certain conditions, such as migraines.