Types of headaches are determined by their symptoms.
Tension type are the most common of all followed by migraines and clusters.
Just about everyone has their head to hurt every once in awhile. My wife's specialist says that even migraines are normal. But when they are persistent, such as a person that has everyday pain, something is causing it and needs to be addressed. While most headaches are simply annoying, and distracting, they can also be painful and disabling. The key to managing them is to find out what kind you suffer from. Get the right diagnose, then learn all you can about your type and all the available treatments, both natural and prescription.
Causes, or triggers of a tension type
Our trigger page will go into more depth, but:
And to manage these, you can take each one, avoid it as best as you can, and try to get some exercise, this helps for long term relief.
Treatments for tension type head pain can be:
Migraine sufferers have a tendency to suffer with tension type headaches also. All migraine attacks have different pain levels. If there's no nausea and the pain level is on the low side some migraine specialist may say you're suffering with two types of headaches. Migraines are much more severe than tension type head pain and the symptoms are somewhat different. Migraines symptoms consist of:
Some of the same ones that give head_aches can also trigger migraines.
It's said that clusters are worst than migraines. These can plague a person up to five times a day for weeks or months at a time then years may pass between attacks. Symptoms of clusters are:
Triggers for clusters are:
Breathing of pure oxygen for five to fifteenth minutes, along with certain medications help.
Thanks for reading.
We hope this page gave info that helped you. As with all types of headaches the key for relief is education. Different treatments may be needed for relief. Don't abuse the head, take care of it. Learn or write down what can trigger the pain. Print off a diary and fill it in each day. When the head starts hurting look back and see if there's a connection.
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