tension-headache

The most common type of headache that a person may experience is called a tension headache. The symptoms may include mild/moderate/intense pain in the head, neck, and even behind the eyes. There are others who may also experience similar to a tight band circling the forehead. This type of headache can be episodic. It can…

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Headache is a pain in any region of the head. Headaches may occur on one or both sides of the head, be isolated to a certain location, radiate across the head from one point, or have a viselike quality. A headache may appear as a sharp pain, a throbbing sensation or a dull ache. Headaches…

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When a person suffers from head pain, it is just referred to a headache. Only a few people know that there are few kinds of a headache like tension headaches.   Tension headaches are characterized by tightness, dull pain and pressure felt on the forehead or the back part of the neck and head. There…

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Headache pain along with a stuffy, runny nose and itchy, watery eyes. Sounds like a sinus headache, right? Think again. Sinus headaches and migraines can have some symptoms in common, including: a. Pain in the head, particularly the forehead b. Itchy or watery eyes c. Pain when you move But migraines often happen with other…

migraine types

The two most common migraine types include a migraine with aura and migraine without aura. Migraine with Aura once called complicated migraine, is a type of a migraine which involves visual disturbances and other symptoms that appear up to an hour before an actual migraine and usually last no more than an hour. A person…

What is meningitis? Meningitis refers to the inflammation of the meninges. Meninges are membranes that cover the brain and spinal cord. The main function of it is to protect the central nervous system. Most cases of meningitis are caused by infectious agents such as bacteria or viruses. Other than bacteria and viruses, fungi are also…

stress-headache

There are different types of a headache. One of such is called tension headache. This is when a person experiences tightness, dull pain or pressure around the forehead. It can also be felt at the back of the head and extends to the neck. There are patients who characterized it as like clamp that squeezes…

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As the name suggests caffeine withdrawal headaches occurs when a person stops taking caffeine. Some of the symptoms include a throbbing ache in the head that is caused by rebound dilation of the blood vessels, which occurs after a number of days after the caffeine has been consumed. It could be treated by terminating caffeine…

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One type of headache is an allergy headache. Symptoms include nasal congestion, watery eyes, and generalized headache. Precipitating factors include seasonal allergens such as pollen. Treatment may include topical, nasal cortisone spray or desensitization injections. An aneurysm is a type of a migraine, which is caused by balloon-like weakness or bulge in the blood vessel…

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People who have had headaches may quite relate or understand what it feels like to have a migraine. The pain experienced by someone with a migraine can be categorized as moderate to severe. Some may even experience total black out and vomiting. Even though a migraine is not a new illness as it exists for…

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