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Headache

2019-12-16 10:37:31

Headache or head pain is a painful sensation in any part of the head. Most of us have had it many times. It can be seen in all age groups but much more in women. Minor headache can be relieved by a pain reliever, some food, coffee, tea or by taking a short rest. But if you are suffering from severe headaches, then you should be worried about that. This can also be a sign of stroke, tumor or blood clot.

Primary Headache: Migraine, tension headache, cluster headache, and other trigeminal autonomic cephalalgias, etc.

Secondary Headache: a Brain tumor, blood clot, bleeding in or around the brain, dehydration, influenza, alcohol-induced hangover, stroke, panic attack, overuse of pain medication, glaucoma, concussion, etc.

Headache can be a serious condition, so do not ignore that and immediately seek medical advice whenever it becomes severe or regular.

Causes:

When the mix of signals comes from between your brain, blood vessels, and nearby nerves, it causes the pain in your head. The common causes include:

 

Causes:

  • Illness
  • Stress
  • Genetic
  • Lack of sleep
  • Hormonal changes
  • Unhealthy diet
  • Irregularity of meals

 

Types of headaches:

  • Tension headache
  • Migraine
  • Rebound headache
  • Cluster headache
  • Thunderclap headache
  • Sinus headache
  • Chronic daily headache

Diagnosis:

Usually doctors at the best hospital in Gurgaon, Haryana can diagnose the type of headache through the description, timing, and pattern of the headache. If they found it complex, then several tests may be carried out:

 

  • Blood tests
  • X-ray
  • CT scan
  • MRI

Treatment:

The most common way of treating headaches is a pain reliever, but it is important to take advice or take prescribed medicine because overusing pain relief medication can lead to rebound headache.
If you are searching for the best hospital in Gurgaon, Haryana, visit Mayom Hospital.